Senior UX Designer Squla

Job description

We at Futurewhiz have a mission to empower children to grow through personalized education. We focus on the growth of children in education with our edutech platforms: Squla, WRTS and Scoyo.

Squla is an online educational learning platform that helps kids in primary school to learn in a fun and attractive way. Squla features thousands of quizzes and fun games linked to the school curriculum. We are working every day to make learning more fun and playful for children.

We are continuously growing and improving our platform, and that is why we are now looking for a Senior UX Designer to join our Design team. Are you enthusiastic about making an impact in children’s learning? Then keep on reading!


Job description

As the Senior UX Designer at Squla your goal is to make our digital learning offering completely frictionless. You will work in a team with 2 UX designers, 2 Visual designers and a UX Researcher and will work on the user experience of our kids platform, as well as our parents, teachers and internal tools.

Think about working on:

  • Fun quiz formats for kids

  • Motivational features to enrich the learning experience

  • Adaptive quiz formats to offer the ideal challenge

  • Insights for kids, parents and teachers to keep track of learning progress


Your key responsibilities will be the following:

  • Come up with design solutions and improve the overall UX of our product.

  • Define the information architecture, creating cross-device wireframes and clickable prototypes.

  • Conduct user research and validate design concepts.

  • Analyze UX relevant metrics and data as input for your design process.

  • Work closely with developers, Product Owners, the Data Science and Content team in an agile environment to ensure a consistent and seamless user experience from concepting to release.

Job requirements

We are on the lookout for a real UX talent, who wants to make kids happy. You are enthusiastic about education technology and designing for kids, and you enjoy working in a dynamic and flexible environment. You have a critical but open minded attitude, and your communication is precise and effective.

In addition to this, you meet the following requirements:

  • Degree in Communication, Media design, Industrial Design, Interaction Design or related studies;

  • 3+ years experience in UX design/interaction design;

  • A keen eye for the fun in functionality;

  • Experience interacting, validating and testing with end-users;

  • Experience using tools like Figma, Sketch, InVision and ProtoPie;

  • Good communication skills in Dutch and English, both verbal and written;

  • Experience with design based on quantitative data is a plus;

  • Experience with educational technology and designing for kids is a plus;

  • Experience with games and game design is a plus;


What we offer

The Futurewhiz office is located in a beautiful office on Weesperplein in the centre of Amsterdam. We foster an informal yet professional atmosphere. During these Corona times we try to be creative in seeing each other by organizing online events like a radio show, cooking together and pub quizzes. Once we’re back to normal we will have monthly drinks, table tennis tournaments, back to school games, a yearly Christmas party and much more. We believe that a positive and energetic, yet relaxed, work environment not only encourages great teamwork, but is key to motivating our team to produce high quality products.

With Squla’s ambition to let all children grow through personalized education, this position offers you a great opportunity to contribute to this goal.

Are you ready for a new adventure? Apply now!