Senior UX/UI Designer

Barcelona, Spain / Telefonica Innovation Alpha

Posted: Oct 11, 2017


alpha is Telefonica's big bets innovation company. Telefonica is a telephone company with 320 million customers which operates in Europe (UK, Spain, Germany) and in Latin America.

alpha, with a solid backing, and access to massive data sets is building a team to work on groundbreaking and life changing projects and products in the health sector.

We are aiming to affect millions of lives for societal good and are searching for a Senior designer to make this a reality.

You will work on

Design concepts and ideas into simple products and services that people will love

Prototype product and service concepts in order to test and get feedback

Prototype product and services with appropriate tools (For example Sketch and InVision)

Synthesize complex concepts into simple visual metaphors and visualizations

Define and design visual and interaction styles for all services

Lead junior designers/interns

Define the end to end service via user journeys, user flows and touch points

Collaborate with the user research team on concept and usability testing

Guerilla test your own designs

Work with the analytics and user research team to create concepts to improve upon identified issues

Work with the front end developer on the correct implementation of the design

Participate in user research

Start from scratch

You will join the team in its early stages, meaning that you are part of the team that defines how the product should be nearly from scratch and what tools should be used based on best practices and your experience.

Diverse team

Along with data scientists, neuroscientists, other designers, user researchers and front end developers among others you will work to create new services and have a direct impact on the success of the product. People in our team are from diverse backgrounds as Finland, Holland, US, Russia, Serbia, Greece, Spain and Venezuela and we normally talk in english (or spanish). We try to keep our processes as light as possible and apply lean startup and lean UX. No long reports or long requirements lists.

Designer community

While working in a team, you will be part of a community of over 50 designers and user researchers in Telefonica Innovation who are involved in projects like Firefox OS, Tokbox, ElBulli, ElevenPaths and Movistar TV.

On the beach

Our offices are literally on the beach in Barcelona and the views across the city and the see are great. Barcelona is known for its good food, architecture and weather.

Visa & relocation support

As most of us are not from Spain, we know that some help is needed with moving and getting a Visa. We will support you with that process (and your family).


We are looking for people with 5+ years experience in creating digital services and products from flows to visuals. While the focus at the start will be delivering world class mobile experiences, you should be passionate about designing interactions beyond the screen.


As we are testing (remotely) in various countries, good written and spoken level of english is required, spanish, portuguese and german is a plus.

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