Lead/Senior UI Designer (all genders) Kontakt Instruments



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Lead/Senior UI Designer (all genders) Kontakt Instruments

Berlin, London (Hybrid).

Who We Are

For over 25 years, Native Instruments has been at the forefront of sonic innovation. Guided by our mission to inspire and enable creators to express themselves, we develop integrated audio hardware and software solutions for musicians, producers, engineers, and DJs of all genres and levels of experience.


Our Product Design organisation is at the core of our business when it comes to creating a winning and inspiring experience for music creators. Our mission is to craft a consistent and delightful journey through accessible and impactful products and services. From visual design to product concepts to user experience and market research, we work closely with our stakeholders to facilitate the best solutions for our customers and partners. An exciting opportunity now exists to join our team as a Lead/Senior UI Designer (all genders).



What You’ll Do

  • Create stylistic and motion design concepts for instrument interfaces in coordination with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Find motion design ideas to represent key interactions on the main interface.
  • Translate stylistic direction into expressive, engaging graphics.
  • Brief external artists to translate stylistic direction into expressive, engaging graphics.
  • Support Partners and Product designers with wireframes.
  • Help to establish empowering usability strategies.
  • Translate wireframes into visual functional UI designs.
  • Deliver high quality production in line with Native Instruments' visual identity.
  • Work with Frontend Developers to implement assets.



What You’ll Need

  • Experience in UI/Motion design.
  • Understanding of 3D software (C4D, Blender).
  • Skills in visual communication (graphic design, iconography, typography, animation).
  • Proficiency in conceptualising, presenting, and executing ideas.
  • Strong communication skills, adaptable to various audiences – from executives to product owners and designers, as well as fluent English language skills.
  • Technical and artistic problem solving.
  • Strong understanding of graphic software (Figma, Photoshop and Illustrator).
  • Expertise in creating multi-platform compatible UI assets.
  • Pro-activity, self-motivation and organisation.
  • Ability to guide and mentor Junior Designers.



About Us

Native Instruments embraces diversity and a respect for all people. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we believe the foundation of our dynamic and pioneering spirit starts with a fair and inclusive culture. At Native Instruments we value teamwork and passion, deliver inspiring experiences, continuously innovate and empower our communities, while also serving our planet.


All applicants will receive equal consideration for employment at Native Instruments and we encourage everyone to apply – regardless of gender identity, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Help us reach our goal in making the future of music diverse, inclusive and exciting! We encourage you to submit your application without the requirement for a photograph, identifying factors or personal status information.