UX Designer

Scotch & Soda
Hoofddorp, Netherlands
15 Jun 2022
06 Sep 2022
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join the Scotch & Soda Headquarters - the free spirit of Amsterdam! Is user-research, customer journey mapping, wireframing and prototyping part of your DNA? Nice, then you might be our new senior UX designer!

You will fulfil a key role in our E-commerce Scrum team(s), working on the full digital user and customer experience for Scotch & Soda. We want to create the most enjoyable and frictionless digital experience by understanding our user's emotional and functional needs, making them to want to return to our online channels over and over again.

User experience, including usability and interaction design accounts for all consumer facing aspects of our digital products and the full consumer journey needs to be well aligned and on point. Your areas of focus include but are not limited to: user research and experimentation, prototyping, interactions, branding, information architecture, visual and creative design, on which you will work closely together with our frontend and backend developers, product owners, visual designers and our external partners. You understand our product requirements and proactively collaborate with other team members and stakeholders to collect them; you are the UX specialist and ambassador of our team!


  • Create customer journey maps, sketches, flow charts, graphic designs, storyboards, wireframes and (lo to hi fidelity) clickable prototypes on a daily basis
  • Continuously and proactively look for possible improvements with our product managers and product owners, external UX designers and other team members
  • Dive into our qualitative and quantitative data, together with our web analyst, to identify conversion bottle necks and other friction points
  • Uncover user needs by developing a user research and testing process
  • Continuously validate ideas and improvements, through usability / user testing and A/B test results
  • Generate new (digital) product ideas, devise tests and / or processes to define alternatives and recommend solutions
  • Create and maintain our Design System(s)
  • Develop, provide and maintain detailed user-interface requirements and specifications for the Scrum team(s)
  • Provide guidance on implementation of UX research techniques and testing to assess user behaviour on our platforms
  • Deliver visually pleasing, engaging, user friendly, time efficient and intuitive work

Lead and facilitate workshops and present design work to multiple teams and business stakeholders, incl. senior management


  • 4+ years of UX / Interaction design experience, in a similar role and preferably similar environment
  • Outstanding skills in design tools like Figma, Sketch, Invision or comparable
  • Experience or affinity with working in an Agile / Scrum environment
  • Critical eye and not afraid to challenge opinions with data or best practices
  • Clear communication skills: you know how to present and get your ideas across
  • Having a user-centred design (thinking) mindset, creativity and attention to detail, and stimulate the entire digital team to inherit this
  • Proactive and independent: you will be working in a cross-functional team, so you have the freedom to set the direction for UX
  • Knowledge of languages like HTML, CSS and JavaScript is a plus
  • Experience in retail / fashion is a plus
  • Experience with Digital Experience tool Contentsquare is a plus, as well as familiarity with tools like DevOps or JIRA
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (Dutch is a plus)
  • Up-to-date with latest industry trends and advancements in UX, coupled with a can-do mentality


At Scotch & Soda we are relentlessly optimistic, entrepreneurial, and inspiring. You will work together with driven colleagues who, just like you, have a full focus to deliver the best quality in everything they do.
You will be part of the E-commerce Scrum team at our Head Quarters in Hoofddorp. In that team, your colleagues focus on all E-commerce/ Omnichannel platform developments. You will also interact with other departments and stakeholders - mainly E-commerce, IT, CRM, but also Marketing and others.


Come work with us and enjoy the following benefits:
  • A highly collective creative and welcoming environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an atmosphere for professional development
  • To work in the most desirable offices in Hoofddorp
  • A 39hour working week, Fridays end at 4PM
  • All Apple equipment
  • 28 holiday days per year
  • Onefit subscription for EUR29 a month (instead of EUR65)
  • Amazing company drinks, events and parties
  • Employee discounts. 28% online and in store and access to our Friends&Family sale
  • Access to great company benefits around parenthood and wellbeing
  • Professional help with your relocation (if applicable)
  • A collective health insurance with a discount for Scotch employees and their families
  • Full coverage of public transportation if you live outside Amsterdam
  • A competitive salary and a annual 8% holiday pay
  • A pension scheme which is 2/3 funded by Scotch & Soda

Application process

Phone call with the recruiter

One of our recruiters will review your application and get in contact with you if there's a match

First interview

Upon a successful phone screening, we will invite you for an interview

Short assignment or second interview

Depending on the role, we will ask you to complete a short assignment or invite you for the second interview.


You will receive an offer as soon as we make a selection - good luck!

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