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Senior UI/UX Designer (M/F/D)

Location: Munich, virtual in CET timezone and no longer than 2 hours flight to Munich


Software Defined Automation is an industrial deep tech software company that enables Manufacturing-as-Code through the creation of completely new degrees of freedom for the automated configuration, operation, maintenance and continuous change of production plants. We have set ourselves a great mission, targeting the resource efficiency of one third of the global value creation and energy consumption. Software Defined Automation is the enabler for AI based self-optimizing production, thereby reaching the next technological innovation step function in productivity for the world.

For this new world of Software Defined Automation, we build a team that masters both Cloud as well as real-time shop floor operations technology. Join our team with your high energy driven nature, interest in industrial manufacturing and motivation to push the boundaries from the cloud all the way to all moving things on the shop floor!


At SDA, we are hiring UI/UX Designers to optimize the user experience of our next-level industrial automation systems, working closely with product managers, developers and management to bring the design of our platform to life.

  • Collaboration with our Product Managers to translate the vision into a tangible, understandable and easy to use product

  • Participation in all phases of the product development process, from discovery to delivery to iteration

  • Build prototypes and setup user tests to learn about the users and validate your ideas

  • Design and deliver elegant and delightful product experiences

  • Conduct user research and data analysis

We offer

  • A mission no less than to work at the forefront of technology to improve productivity of mankind

  • A fast-scaling global deep tech company environment led by industry veterans, where your area of responsibility
    grows with the company

  • Impact on the next level real-time control systems for Industrial Automation, Robotics and Motion Control

  • Opportunity to build a fully automated global B2B SaaS application based on latest cloud technologies

  • Collaboration with engineering teams of our technology partners (e.g. VMware, Bosch Rexroth, AWS) on joint, new offerings

  • A competitive salary, based on a fixed compensation and a virtual stock option program

  • A permanent full-time position with 28 days of annual paid vacation

  • Flexibility in working hours and time to work from home

  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths

  • We play the long game, which is why we consider recreation and exercise a priority. We have an in-office weightlifting station, several outdoor trails for running and biking nearby as well as shower and washroom facilities.

Basic qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in user experience, interaction design and/or interface design with a strong portfolio

  • Hands on experience with different high and low fidelity prototypes and knowledge when to apply them

  • Good sense of visual design and solid knowledge of design principles for web development

  • Experience in design & prototyping tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Figma, Axure, InDesign, Balsamiq, Sketch, Invision or similar)

  • Experience in creating and analyzing user tests as well as user data

  • Good understanding of information architecture

  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

  • Curiosity and enthusiasm to learn new technologies and ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience in a multinational technology company

  • Experience in customer value co creation workshops