Visual Lead Designer Smart Buildings 80-100%

Job Description

Make a difference with us

We spend up to 90 % of our lives in buildings. It’s where we are born, raised, educated. It’s where we eat, enjoy ourselves and work. This makes buildings the heart of our lives and communities. 

At Siemens Smart Infrastructure, our UX mission is creating smart building solutions that actively contribute to wellbeing, efficiency, resiliency and safety. We are creating environments that care for the people, reduce the complexity of managing infrastructures and leverage the power of data to make our buildings eco-friendly.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our global multidisciplinary UX Studios and cross-functional teams to advocate the needs of the user, shaping our next generation products.

As a Visual Design Lead, you will be instrumental in overseeing the visual quality of our product portfolio. You will guide the team with organizing information visually, engaging audiences emotionally and communicating effectively. You will contribute to user experience concepts, bring them to the next level with applying strong visual hierarchy and compositions that guides users to desired outcomes with confidence.

Join our team and help us to create environments that care! We will be happy to introduce you to our global and international community!


Your new responsibilities 

  • Lead and mentor the visual and interface designer across multiple initiatives for our building B2B products and solutions
  • In close collaboration with the Design System Lead, mature and evolve the quality of our design system, elaborate new components and document best practices
  • Support our product teams with taking on the most challenging visual tasks across our portfolio
  • Keep a holistic vision in mind while creating comprehensive visual systems enabling consistency across product portfolios
  • Effectively deliver and communicate interface and interaction patterns that are appealing, simple to digest and easy to operate
  • Collaborate with the UX team and stakeholders to understand requirements, user needs and pain points and provide creative and innovative visual solutions
  • Evaluate and validate the usability and emotional response of new and existing products, giving constructive guidance to evolve the users experience
  • Contribute to the user centered culture at Siemens, evolve our ways of working with driving and applying best practices in Visual Design
  • Help grow our inclusive UX team culture with your unique personality

What we look for 

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in Design (e.g., Interaction-, Graphic-, Visual- Communication Design, etc.)
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in designing interfaces preferably on software products, leadership experience is an advantage
  • Strong portfolio of work demonstrating interface design, visual conceptions, and systems
  • Experience in building large scale design systems and ability to carefully consider how brand translates into a product
  • Deep skills in human perception principals, micro and macro typography, layout compositions, responsive design, and iconography
  • Ability to keep a holistic view while minimizing complexity, cognitive load and paying attention to details
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams and multidisciplinary design teams, applying user-centered design practice and process
  • Deep skills in analytical thinking, systems thinking and problem-solving
  • A trustful and reliable nature with strong organizational skills, hands-on mentality and solution oriented
  • Native German or English speaker. Fluent English and demonstrated written and verbal communication skills. Other European language would be an advantage

Who and where we are 

Find out why Siemens is chosen every year as one of the most popular employers in Switzerland, and get a first impression of a new working environment and the people who could be your new work colleagues. 

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Your application 

Siemens takes your privacy very seriously and ensures a high standard of data protection. We are therefore only able to accept applications via our application platform (‘APPLY NOW’ button). Answers to the most frequently asked questions and a contact form can be found at We look forward to receiving your complete application. 

Siemens is establishing mobile working as a core element of the “new normal”. Wherever possible, “mobile working” is ingrained in our work culture, which promotes self-directed and location flexible work.  

Siemens promotes equal opportunities. Diversity enriches our company and gives us an advantage. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetics, disability, or age. 

Information for recruitment agencies: Siemens does not accept recruitment agency applications for this position. Thank you for your understanding.

Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Schweiz AG, Smart Infrastructure, Global Headquarters

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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