Service Design

Service Designer

Turin, Italy
The Company

Planet Smart City fosters a culture of inclusivity that reflects our mission in addressing one of the most pressing current global issues: affordable housing. More than 1.6 billion people currently live in unsafe and overcrowded housing. We create cities and districts that are economically, environmentally and socially sustainable by integrating the best architecture and engineering with the use of smart technology, digitalisation, resilient infrastructure and intelligent urban planning to provide high-quality, low-cost homes not only for today but for future generations. People and communities are put at the heart of our neighbourhoods, improving lives by enabling a circular economy and offering social innovation programmes, which help promote strong and supportive communities that nurture relationships and are enriched with services at a local level. By embracing high-impact, long-term value creation in all our projects, we want to change cities and lives for the better. Together, we are pioneering new standards for affordable housing which will create lasting value for our business and society present and future.

Job description

Planet Smart City is recruiting a Senior Service Designer. The role will report to Head of Customization Management in the Digital services area and will work in close collaboration with Software developers, Community Managers and UX/UI designers. In this role you'll be shaping new features of our digital products from concept to user tests, delivering services that will positively impact people and bring value to client's business.

  • Performing User Research to collect meaningful insights and to identify new features for our products;

  • Designing User Journey Maps to highlight pain points and issues that need to be addressed;

  • Planning and executing co-creation workshops with stakeholders in order to propose the most viable solution for a given problem;

  • Prototyping services to validate ideas and iterate on them;

  • Creating Service Blueprint to be presented and delivered;

  • Supervising and executing all UX and UI design phases;

  • Interacting with the software development team to provide guidelines and features insight;

  • Actively supporting user tests.

Experience & Skills Essential
  • Have 5 years of experience as a user experience/user interface designer or similar role

  • A portfolio demonstrating how you work as well as your final deliverables is needed.

  • Proficient in English both written and spoken

  • Proficiency in User-centered design

  • Ability to plan and execute User research, to extract insight and to define Personas

  • Proficiency in User journeys and Blueprint mapping

  • Experience collaborating with developers to ensure an efficient and high quality build

  • Knowledge of Adobe CC Suite; specifically Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop

  • Wireframing and UX prototyping experience (Invision, XD, Sketch or similar tools)

  • Familiarity with SCRUM, Agile or Design Sprint methodologies

  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools (Trello)

  • Working as part of a team split across multiple locations

  • Nice-to-Have:

  • Experience in Interaction Design

  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS/React Native

  • Knowledge in data visualisation and motion design

  • Personal qualities:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and with minimum or no guidance

  • Comfortable working with different cultures and languages

  • Resilient and able to change the course of projects as required

  • A leader able to influence the team, peers and the whole organisation

Education Essential
  • Bachelor’s or graduate degree in Service Design, User Experience Design, Interaction Design.

IJP : IT-663
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