Digital Designer (UX/UI, Brand)
- Zwolle, Netherlands
Lacent is a sister company of Wehkamp and part of the RFS Holding/Wehkamp Group. To our customers we are a financial partner and technology provider, that specialises in providing Point-of-Sale Financing solutions like invoice and credit. We also offer fraud solutions to selected retailers and as part of our shopping experience. It is the goal of Lacent to become the dominant financial enabler in any shopping context. This includes e-commerce as well as traditional brick and mortar retail, in the Netherlands and Benelux. As a technology provider we apply state of the art developments in computer science like machine learning, distributed ledgers and cryptographie - all in an environment that fosters individual learning, autonomie and self-organisation. As a service provider we build on continuous customer feedback and usertesting. Our way of working is data driven, collaborative, and fun! As a financial services provider we also have a great responsibility towards our customers and are registered with the Dutch financial regulator AFM.
Our flexible payment solutions are a key differentiator in the market. Due to our long history of providing customer credit, we are market leader in database management, complex payment processes and credit scoring.
As from 2019, Lacent is extending the financial proposition to the external market and therefore is in the fascinating turn around into a FinTech company. The product portfolio will be stretched to a wider range of contemporary financial solutions for consumers.
Lacent’s north-star is offering financial propositions and products that are relevant for customer help making their lives easier and more beautiful in a responsible way.
Making Lacent and our innovative products stand out! You are responsible for a distinctive product and brand experience. Lacent just started a very fascinating journey towards a FinTech company and this is your opportunity to literally put your signature on both this journey and the newest financial products. Although our products may be very advanced and complicated on a technical level, they should feel very easy, straightforward and a true joy to use for our customers (and their clients).
You are responsible for a broad range of creative work. In agile collaboration with our product team, you turn our fintech procuts into digital experiences.
You are our brand owner and advocate. Based on our brand guide, you take responsibility for the Lacent brand. Over time, you make sure that the brand guide keeps evolving.
You will manage our agency (agencies) and decide on what to do in-house and what to forward to them.
At first, you yourself will be the design team. We expect future growth of the team as the Lacent business continues to grow. Therefore, this is a GREAT opportunity for an experienced and ambitious designer who wants to make a big difference today and grow into a team-leading role in the upcoming years.
For this position, we are looking for an experienced designer, but we value mindset and thought leadership above years of experience.
You have a proven track-record of crafting next-level standards & styles for digital (online) products and services, based on a brand guide. You build your work from a clear user-centric vision.
You must be able to take full ownership and act as a thought leader in product design.
You are experienced in managing agencies.
As you will be working in a multi-national team, you must be able to communicate fluently in English.
You don’t fill your day with activities, but you determine your contribution based on impact. Ownership and entrepreneurship are important conditions for winning together. As if Lacent is your own company, you take the LEAD. As a result: more responsibility and a very steep learning curve, regardless of what you already bring.
Experience(d) to shape
Everyone at Lacent has his or her own discipline. We now excel in many of our disciplines, thanks to our many years of experience in ecommerce and fintech. As an organization, we are now a substantial scale-up. We maintain a start-up mentality by pioneering and continuing to learn. Together we experiment on a large scale, and together we make a difference for the customer.
Together we stay ahead and you get the best out of yourself. In a digital organization, everyone must continue to learn, because the world around us is changing at lightning speed. Personal development is our priority and goes hand in hand with delivering performance. Growth is a journey, and we learn every day.
We care about our customers and we care about each other. Our connection is authentic, based on transparency and trust. Getting the best out of yourself is easiest if you can and dare to be yourself. You actually have to experience it to feel it. Curious? Respond immediately and get acquainted!
Transparency is very important in the application process. After your application you will immediately receive a link to a personal status page, in which you can find your status of your application and all communication.
What happens after your application?
The process for this vacancy is as follows:
1. Do your expectations and our wishes match? Then we invite you for a first video interview.
2. When we both are enthusiastic, we will schedule an extensive introduction with our Head of Financial Products. This will be a video call as well.
3. Are we positive? Then we go a step deeper! Depending on the outcome of the extensive introduction, we schedule discussions and / or a case. Based on your location, this will be in video calls, or on-site. After this we have an extensive picture of you, and you have a good picture of the function, expectations and the culture at Lacent.
4. After this part of the day you will hear from us as soon as possible whether we see you as our colleague. In that case we will make you an offer. If that is not the case, you will of course receive useful feedback from us.
Are you interested in this position? Respond immediately so that we can contact you!
Do you have any questions about the position, or do you want to know more about Lacent? Then contact Hayke Tjemmes through LinkedIN or call / sms / whatsapp on +31 6 40794583.