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UI Designer (f/m)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin HQ

About us
HolidayPirates (www.holidaypirates.com) is one of Europe’s fastest growing, free-to-use, travel search platforms and apps, providing users with the best value for money international travel deals. Since its inception in 2012, the company has grown the biggest online travel community in the world.

HolidayPirates Group continues to expand its online presence in Germany, UK, Netherlands, Austria, Italy, Poland, France, Spain, Switzerland, and most recently, the USA. Our 200 employees from 33 different countries work on 10 websites in 7 different languages.

HolidayPirates Group operates the following domains: urlaubspiraten.de, HolidayPirates.com, urlaubspiraten.at, PiratinViaggio.it, VakantiePiraten.nl, VoyagesPirates.fr, wakacyjnipiraci.pl , ViajerosPiratas.es, SemesterPiraterna.se, Ferienpiraten.ch and TravelPirates.com

Companies founded under HolidayPirates Group are: VoyagesPirates SAS in France; HolidayPirates Ltd. in London; Pirate Technologies d.o.o in Serbia for new technologies and the advancement of our own product; and TravelPirates Corp. in the US, launched in February 2016.

Facts and figures: 

  • Global headquarters in Berlin, Germany
  • Management: David Armstrong (CEO)
  • Numbers:
    • More than 9,5 million Facebook fans, 
    • 10 million App downloads, 
    • 800.000 Newsletter subscribers, 
    • over 1 million WhatsApp subscribers.

HolidayPirates Group is an equal opportunity employer and evaluates applicants regardless of an individual’s age, musical taste, race, color, gender, religion, ice cream flavor preference, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or veteran status.


Ahoy mate!

Are you passionate about great UI/UX design and have experience in cross functional teams?
Do you enjoy putting yourself in our customer shoes?
Do you love to deliver wise, clean and delightful UI solutions?

Yo-ho-ho! Then you are the pirate we are looking for!

Duties on deck:
  • UI research, development of mockups and prototypes

  • Ensurance of a consistent look and feel across all products

  • Creation on stunning hi-fi screens from wireframes

  • A/B testing and data analysis to optimise our products

  • Collaborate with other designers, developers and PMs to build strong design concepts

  • Maintain, guide and push the boundaries of HolidayPirates’ design

Your treasure of experience:
  • A degree in graphic arts, communication or interaction design, but titles are less important to us, than your actual knowledge and experience

  • 5+ years experience as a designer

  • Have a diverse portfolio and good technical understanding of web and mobile product design

  • Experience with Sketch, Invision, Adobe CC, wireframing and prototyping tools

  • Understanding of UI, UX and usability best practices and trends

  • Strong experience in working closely with Product Managers (f/m), designer colleagues (f/m) and engineers (f/m) from inception through implementation

  • Be comfortable about sharing your design decisions in a collaborative level, being open to listen and deliberate towards the best design solution for the product.

  • Collaborate effectively with many other multidisciplinary teams that are working on different platforms

  • Have communication skills that help you to succeed in your daily work with multidisciplinary international teams.

  • Be able to take ownership of different projects (at the same time)

Extra knots for:
  • Experience with Jira is a plus

  • Familiarity with the Agile development Methodology

Our ship & our crew offer you:
  • We will provide the technology equipment/gadgets of your choice
  • We will give you freedom for your creativity
  • Flexible working hours
  • A corporate culture in which it is fun to contribute manpower and initiative
  • A great team with smart colleagues
  • Regular “Hack days” in order to try out new and interesting technologies and capabilities, as well as regular team events
  • An attractive and competitive salary
  • Support for relocation
  • Regular team events
  • Free German and English classes
  • Social area with table tennis, table football, darts and a comfy dining area
  • Pirates bar with bottles of rum - yo-ho pirate's life for me!
  • Barrels of juice and boxes of fruits - as much as you like!
  • Anchoring berth directly at the Spree with a great view of Berlin-Mitte

Remember, only a fully loaded ship can set sail – we only consider applications with CV and (a link to) your diverse portfolio.

Work like a captain, play like pirate!

Your application

Thank you for considering a career at HolidayPirates Group. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to hr@holidaypirates.com.

Please upload any documents that you want to include with your application. CV and cover letter are required, and you should also attach copies of your references and certificates.
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