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UX/UI Designer, Oysterlab by Alpiq

Date:  Feb 14, 2019
Job ID:  527
Company:  Alpiq Blue Energy AG

Zürich_Brand, CH

Category:  Permanent

Oyster Lab is the cleantech company builder of Alpiq, one of the leading energy companies in

Europe. We are an international team of engineers, designers, data scientists, researchers and

energy experts based in the heart of Zurich, Switzerland. Together, we solve consumer

problems and hope to make the world a greener place.


We are now looking for a creative UX/UI Designer with a strong visual and conceptual focus,

who shares our entrepreneurial spirit, lives and breathes outstanding product and service

design. As the customer champion behind our companies, you will build innovative B2C energy

services, and ensure a consistent experience across all touchpoints to increase. You will boost

the desirability of our products and ultimately contribute to turning Oyster Lab into one of the

fastest and most innovative company builders in the energy and e-commerce sector.

Your responsibilities  
  • Design blueprints for innovative B2C services in energy and e-commerce sector
  • Deliver wireframes, mock-ups, user flows, and functional specifications

  • Define, develop and communicate creative concepts for visual design
  • Implement ambitious mobile-first interactions for a variety of screen sizes and form factors (smartphones, tablets, PCs, web)
  • Create visually balanced designs, graphical elements, and illustrations
  • Deliver consistent experiences across the customer journey
  • Promote Oyster Lab in relevant communities, events, social media and conferences


Your profile
  • You have solid experience in data-driven user research as well as usability testing based on a variety of different methodologies. Knowledge of web analytics a plus
  • You have experience in UX/UI design across mobile, web and desktop (mobile experience required), including the definition of user flows and application of IxD principles. Demonstrated HTML skills, with knowledge of JavaScript for rapid prototyping purposes is a plus
  • You have proven experience in utilizing a variety of user-centered iterative design methodologies and objective evaluation techniques, i.e. Design Thinking and Lean Startup
  • You can prove the ability to design brand identities, grid systems, responsive layouts and applications for web, desktop and mobile
  • You master your prototyping, visualization and development tools (e.g. Figma, Adobe CS, Sketch, Axure, Framer, ProtoPie etc.)


Your opportunity

Oyster Lab uses qualitative research methods to solve real needs of customers and build products that combine great design and outstanding user experience. We develop digital platforms enabled by complex data and deep technologies such as the internet of things, artificial intelligence or distributed networks. With our deep understanding of the energy sector and digital economies, we build business models that are lean, connected and scalable. Join our international team of people who are strategic, transparent, supportive and encouraging. We maintain a startup spirit with low hierarchies, yet enjoy the amenities of a grown-up enterprise. You will learn more than you ever thought possible about a variety of topics related to the nuts and bolts of agile practices, human-centered design, and product innovation.


We offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, discounts from external partners, relocation assistance for internationals, amazing team events and game nights (e.g. table soccer, Mario Kart N64, Cards Against Humanity), and much more. English is our default language, and our Swiss colleagues will happily provide you with snackable Swiss-German lessons. Our office space lies within an easy walking distance of central Zurich, Europe’s wealthiest, most sustainable and second most liveable city in the world.

Your opportunity
We offer you modern terms of employment and an interesting and multifaceted area of responsibility in an exciting, dynamic environment. Have we sparked your interest? Then please apply using our job application portal. Applicants from recruitment agencies can only be considered upon prior arrangement by telephone.

About Alpiq
Alpiq Holding Ltd is a Swiss energy company operating throughout Europe. Its activities include the generation and supply of electricity, energy trading, energy management, energy services as well as energy technology. Alpiq Blue Energy AG is a subsidiary of Alpiq Holding Ltd. and develops digital solutions and new service models in the energy industry.



Jolanda Menzi-Studer
Tel.:  +41 62 286 71 25



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