Smile Ux Design

Lead User Experience Designer

  • Office San Francisco
  • Deadline We’re ready to wait for the perfect candidate
  • Start date As soon as possible

Can you bring creative, user-centered ideas to life and make great things happen beyond what meets the eye?

We believe in teamwork, fun, complex projects, and simple solutions. How about you? We’re looking for a likeminded Lead UX Designer with the experience, passion and skills to help us rid the world of crappy design – one project at a time.

Would you like to...?

  • Work on diverse projects and across competencies to make human-shaped, simple and valuable solutions
  • Transform business needs, market research and user insights into innovative concepts 
  • Scope, plan, and lead design activities from initial requirements to concept, interaction design and development 
  • Interact with clients, colleagues and external parties to ensure that our design solutions are conceptualized and delivered to top-notch quality 
  • Stay updated on the latest developments, trends and thinking within design, and share your thoughts and enthusiasm with both colleagues and clients 
  • Manage client relationships, support sales activities and identify user-focused business opportunities­ 
  • Mentor designers and share your knowledge on UX/UI methods, tools and trends with the rest of your colleagues

We would like you to be...

  • A skilled expert with 7+ years of experience in UX/UI projects
  • A strategic design thinker with extensive experience in concept development, leading teams and managing clients ­­– inspiring both
  • Able to work systematically with complex business processes and align them with strategic direction
  • A problem solver, with ideas that challenge the ordinary, together with the drive –­ and the guts – to bring them to life
  • A black belt in mixed UX/UI disciplines
  • Fluent in English – other languages are a bonus!
  • Someone with a ‘here to help’ attitude, who absolutely, fundamentally believes that we’re better together

Would you like to join...?

  • An inspiring, social, collaborative and playful work environment, with an open-minded and diverse culture
  • Our annual, cross-office inspiration trip, and local inspiration sessions all year round


Go right ahead and click the “Apply now” button down below. Please apply in English, and remember to tell us why you're the right one to join our team.

We're itching to see your previous work, so remember to include your portfolio (PDF or web). 

Apply now!

Projects you’d be a part of

Want to know more?

If you have any questions, you can get in touch with our People Partner, Mikael Nilsson at

But just a heads up, we can't process applications sent by email, so when you're ready to apply please use the Apply Now link above. Thanks! And if you've read all this way through, please include a spaceship emoji in your application to let us know. We like you already.