We’re looking for an experienced UI/UX Designer to help us create the Android application for Hugo.dog.

About Hugo.dog

Hugo is a newly founded R&D startup with backing from the National Center for Research and Development (NCBR).

Hugo exists to make dogs happy. We’re building a state-of-the-art technology which encompasses Internet of Things, Machine Learning and mobile applications to track dog activity, help dog owners learn the habits of their loved ones, and make their life a truly enjoyable experience.

What we’re building

The product you’ll be building combines a hardware IoT activity tracker, machine learning API for behaviour classification and anomaly detection, as well as Android application.

The Android app will help users achieve four things:

  • Get insights on dog behaviour and state of being with the aid of real-time activity reports and relevant notifications
  • Become a skilled pet owner by following a series of expert courses and challenges
  • Measure progress across various aspects of dog’s life using a collar tracker
  • See the dog’s location in real-time and be able to set up location notifications and safety zones

What you’ll do

  • Plan the user experience architecture of the product (online-to-offline)
  • Plan, design and conduct user research sessions using various tools (e.g. usability tests, co-creation)
  • Generate insights that motivate ideation
  • Map user and business needs and opportunities using various tools (e.g. customer journey maps)
  • Assist in UI/UX decisions based on a strong understanding of Android design patterns, usability standards and best practices
  • Create, document, and test low-fi and hi-fi product prototypes as well as final designs
  • Work with graphic designers to evaluate creative design and development options that best meet the project requirements and communications goals

Essential skills

  • 4+ years experience in UI/UX research documented by 4-5 product case studies explaining problems solved (ideally in Android)
  • Knowledge of Android design patterns and usability standards
  • Knowledge of a qualitative and user-centered design methods
  • Knowledge of quantitative, behavioral analysis concepts
  • Communication experience
  • Creativity, empathy, and attention to detail

What we offer

  • Exciting opportunity to co-create an innovative app from the grounds up
  • Work together with domain experts from the areas of product development, machine learning, electronics and business development
  • Competitive salary with an hourly rate of 90-130 pln net (contract rate based on experience)

This is a remote position with occasional f2f meetings, but if you’re based in Warsaw we encourage you to work with us in the office (WeWork, Krucza 50).

Type: Full Time
Location: Remote Warsaw
Specialisation: Technology

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