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Vaasa, FI

Function:  Communications & Branding
Job Category:  Other

Junior UX designer

Wärtsilä is an innovative technology company known for being a forerunner in the Marine and Energy markets. Every day, we – Wärtsilians - put our hearts and minds into turning Wärtsilä's purpose of enabling sustainable societies with smart technology, and our Smart Marine and Energy visions into reality.

We want to transition the world towards a cleaner future. By pushing the boundaries of engineering and technology, we can make it work. Together, we can create new business opportunities and more sustainable future that we can all be proud of.  Want to join the ride?

We are looking for a Junior UX/UI designer to join our team of designers and branding professionals. The person in this position will report to our Senior Brand Manager and will have a dotted reporting line to the product owner.

The position is initially temporary for a 6 month period, with chance of extension. 



The preferred location for this position is Vaasa, Finland but other Wärtsilä locations are also considered. 
Project information and Position description:
The UI/UX designer will join a team building a digital collaboration portal for customers and internal users. It will be one transparent place with user-centric access to the project data. The aim of the portal is to enable us to be the best in Energy Business to communicate & collaborate with. 
The project team is now looking for an innovative UI/UX designer with few years of experience in collaborating with agile software development team. The designer will have opportunity to work with end users, service designer, subject matter experts. The MVP of portal is already in use while the next phase of concept development starts in September 2021. We shall begin with the concept development of new epics. This will be done via virtual and physical workshops in Vaasa (if regulations permit).

  • Design thinking and a user-centric mindset
  • Create wireframes and prototypes
  • Creative and capable of understanding interaction design principles
  • Knowledge of industry tools such as Figma, Sketch and Zeplin
  • Work directly with our engineers, delivering them product specs and assets
  • Understanding of business metrics and the ability to translate company goals and objectives into digital experiences
  • Good communication skill


  • Design background with an obsessive eye for visual and interaction details
  • Experience designing web apps
  • Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision

Additional skills:

  • Basic knowledge of HTML & CSS 
  • Excellent grasp of English, both written and spoken
  • Other languages seen as advantage


If you think this position would be right for you, please apply by August 8, 2021. In addition to your CV and freely formulated cover-letter, please include your portfolio. We hope to fill this position by mid-September.


For further information, please contact Senior Brand Manager, Kaj Forsström via email at

Last application date: 08/08/2021

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.


All new Wärtsilä employees in Finland will attend occupational health check, including the drug test/screening. The legislation of the country followed when person is located outside of Finland.


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 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com