Closing Date : 2019-06-29
Duty Station : Barcelona, Spain
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Organization: Relief Applications
Country: Spain
Closing date: 29 Jun 2019

Relief Applications is looking for an enthusiastic designer/UX to join our growing development team. We are looking for engineers passionate about shaping the next generation of innovators and humanitarian developers.

If you have excellent visual, user experience, product and interaction skills and a passion for developing web applications or innovating existing ones, then we would like to meet you! You will have a high degree of responsibility and ownership over the development of new features to improve and enhance mission-critical software applications.

Consulting Title:UX designer

Contract Length:initial 1-year contract with a view of extensions (for internal candidates) 6 months for external candidates.

Date Needed By:ASAP

Exact Job Location:Madrid - Spain

Reports to:Tech Lead


We are a young European-based organisation serving the international humanitarian and development sectors. Founded in 2014, by an IT expert and an experienced humanitarian during the Red Cross response to the Haiyan (Yolanda) typhoon in the Philippines, we provide a variety of innovative services bridging humanitarian work and cutting-edge technology to disseminate new IT tools and significantly improve the efficiency of humanitarian organisations.

In this role, you must be self-motivated, able to work both independently and closely with your team. Our ideal candidate is a passionate advocate for best practices, scalable architecture and quality user experiences.

Type of projects

We currently develop a platform ( to help manage Emergency response pools of experts (ie. Respond to the need to deploy staff and volunteers after an earthquake) and find the right candidate for the right mission on the field, and a platform for managing humanitarian and development projects, including transferring money and goods in humanitarian relief scenarios with the latest technologies available for People in Need (

We also develop customized apps, web platforms, and monitoring and evaluation tools for partners such as the United Nations, INGOs, the French Red Cross or the Start Network.


A portfolio which shows strong design work for web and mobile.

Experience with prototyping tools like Axure, Framer.js etc. This includes the ability to create quick prototypes based on ideas and be able to test it out with various stakeholders in order to create a better user experience.

Strong familiarity with coding programs (ex. Angular, React, D3.js, HTML, CSS). This also includes strong communication skills especially when working with developers.

Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of web and mobile technologies and ideally some experience that extends beyond-screen based designs.

Proven capability of working on a project from the concept to the final design package.

Ability to design and prototype UI for web and mobile platforms

Eye for design and UX consistency across platforms

Good English, written and spoken

Have a passion for coding

No 9-5 mentality (we value flexibility and passion), proactive and easy going

Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS, Javascript (jQuery)

Excellent analytical and intuitive problem solving skills

Able to learn to new technologies quickly

We use web and mobile technologies such as AngularJs, Ionic, Grav, RESTfull API, Dependency Manager, versioning. We will also provide the necessary complementary trainings.


Ensure a cohesive and optimized user experience.

Develop innovative digital solutions for institutional projects and complex service requests.

Design and develop microsites for targeted projects.

Manage workflow and maintain tight deadlines of multiple, simultaneous projects, with prioritization guidance from Managers

Exchange knowledge and support among internal teams

Build reusable code and libraries for future use

How to apply:

*Due to the nature of this position, only candidates legally eligible to work in the EU/EEA may apply.

Please send your resume and your cover letter to

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