UI/UX Designer (m/f/d)

Job description

Hey! We are Kapten & Son - one of the most successful D2C fashion and lifestyle brands in Germany. You can find our products all over Europe online as well as in our 8 retail stores and at our retail partners. Over 1 million people follow our brand on social media. We started in Münster, now we're in Cologne!  


But our story has just begun: 180 Kaptens have been giving their best every day since 2014 to achieve our vision - to become one of the most successful lifestyle brands in Europe. #crewloveistruelove

On this journey, we need you to work with us on the success of our brand! 


You carry the Kapten spirit within you and identify with our cultural values: Put people first. Think outside the box. Do it with all your heart. 🧡 


Then become our UX/UI Designer (m/f/d)!


  • You are responsible for our shopper experience end-to-end within our e-commerce team - from the first touchpoint, e.g. on social media, through the web store to post-sales email communication, shipment and returns process
  • You drive the user research and discovery phase, working with our product owner on hypothesis-driven experiments to drive business growth and discover new opportunities
  • You create a UI style guide that aligns with our corporate identity, general design trends, and usability standards
  • You translate user-centric insights into intuitive UI design, based on your deep knowledge of design practices, usability and accessibility, and the findings of your UX research, and continuously track relevant success metrics to optimize them

We're a match if you...

  • have successfully completed your Bachelor's or Master's degree in business administration, marketing, graphic design, communication sciences or media management
  • already have 1-3 years of professional experience in the field of UI/UX design
  • have experience in designing smooth user flows, building a clear information architecture and creating an appealing look & feel
  • already worked in technical teams using Scrum or other agile methods and created a design system
  • are experienced in using Sketch, Figma, XD or similar tools
  • know relevant frameworks and how to create business value with them
  • are fluent in German and English, and maybe even another language


Are you screaming “Yes!" out loud? Then let us briefly tell you what awaits you:

An environment in which you can perform at your best and are able to take personal responsibility from day 1. 

You can look forward to regular team events, flexible working hours, flat hierarchies, discounts on our products, a discounted Urban-Sports-Club membership, Babbel English lessons, 2 weeks work-from-everywhere and an annual training budget. 

In addition, there is a drinks flat-rate, fresh fruit and our own coffee & gin bar in our office with a wonderful view of the Rhine. 

→ More information about our daily work can be found on Instagram: @kaptenandson.career


Kim is looking forward to your application including your earliest possible start date and your salary expectations.