Lead UX Designer


We are looking for a passionate Lead UX Designer who can drive the user experience of our full software product portfolio to the next level.

What you will do

  • Lead a team and community of UX designers that sets design standards for our products and trains and supports the software teams in UX best practices
  • Review work, provide guidance, and collaborate closely with product management and engineering
  • Conduct research to understand user behavior, preferences, and pain points
  • Create wireframes and prototypes to visualize and test design concepts
  • Work closely with stakeholders, developers, and other designers to ensure cohesive designs
  • Oversee usability testing to validate design decisions
  • Contribute to the overall product strategy and vision
  • Report to the product director

Your profile

  • A master's degree in design, human-computer interaction, computer science, or equivalent
  • At least 6 years of experience in delivering digital business and software products and initiatives with tangible results
  • Experience with people management and leading change
  • Creation of strong visuals to help create a narrative and facilitate the understanding of design concepts along with experience in workshop facilitation is a plus
  • A design thinker and a craftsperson who has the ability to demonstrate ideas visually and interactively with prototypes
  • A keen interest and awareness of future developments in software trends and innovations
  • An organized, self-directed approach
  • Excellent English writing and verbal communication skills are required

Location and type of contract

  • Leuven, Belgium
  • Full-time
  • Hybrid
  • Mid-senior level

Share on:

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on LinkedIn
Share with Pocket
Two men sitting and smiling with a woman standing behind them smiling, all looking downwards
A woman smiling and talking to another woman
A female Materialise employee smiling and looking into the camera
Two Materialise employees running on a path

Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.

What we offer

Work culture

Curious to learn more about this position?

Reach out to our team to get the answers to your questions.

Get in touch