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Primary Location: 

Singapore, SG

Function:  Digital Technology & Innovation
Job Category:  Digital Technology and Open Innovation

UX Designer

(Sr.) UX Designer


Position description

Wärtsilä is expanding it’s corporate-level team to drive the digital transformation of our company, and UX Design plays a key role in this transformation. Being a UX Designer at Wärtsilä offers a unique opportunity to disrupt traditional businesses on a global scale. As part of a small but highly skilled and focused team you will have a direct impact on developing and implementing smart technologies together with customers and development partners.

The UX Designer is responsible for developing concept visions and design solutions within the Singapore ecosystem, while maintaining alignment with Wärtsilä’s global design standards. This can be in the form of actively participating in practical user research and design work with internal development teams, or via guiding and managing external design partners and vendors. In this role you will also actively create design concepts for scoping future development directions and support the incubation process of new digital businesses.


We are looking for someone who is humble and yet persistent and can communicate clear design visions and solutions that people want to follow. The ideal person for this role is comfortable with being in close contact with both internal and external stakeholders, and is an expert at finding explicit and tacit user needs from fragmented sources. To be successful in this role you need to be highly self-motivated and organised, and driven by a passion to make a larger impact on a strategic level, even if it initially requires taking many smaller steps.  



-Conduct user research and communicate results with relevant stakeholders.

-Participate in, support and consult customer-facing and internal development projects.

-Create direction defining UX Design concepts and support Wärtsilä’s digital business incubation process and projects.

-Manage the guidelines and documentation related to the UX Design projects you work on.

-Be responsible for delivering UX Design solutions in optimal alignment with customer needs and business requirements.  



-MA, BA or equivalent in UX Design, Interaction Design, Industrial Design or similar subject preferred. BA or Bsc in Computer Science, Human-Machine Interaction or similar with a strong UX Design track record also considered.

-4-7 years of professional design experience.

-Solid understanding of qualitative and quantitative user research methods.

-Keen eye for visual detail and ability to translate brands into experiences.

-Strong background working with front-end development.

-Experience in Agile development methods.

-A working knowledge of motion design and/or AR/VR solutions is an advantage.

-Courage and passion to drive change by own example in a large organisation.

-Excellent written and spoken English. Familiarity with multiple languages and cultures is an advantage.

-Available to travel 20-40 days/year.

-Portfolio or links to previous works requested.




Visa sponsorship is not available for this role.



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This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at