Visual Designer

We are a global multinational marine, energy and industrial company with a proud heritage in the marine industry. With over 18000 employees worldwide, 5bn+ of turnover and one of the most established brand in the Marine sector, we are also one of the most progressive and innovative companies in our space. We are embarking on a bold, exciting and needed Digital Transformation, headed by a newly appointed CDO.

This Digital transformation is about reinventing our Company into Wartsila-as-a-Service – a digitally enabled, insight led, customer obsessed leader in the Marine and Energy sectors.
Application deadline 2017-07-30
Position description Wärtsilä is building a corporate-level team to drive the digital transformation of our company, and Design plays a key role in this transformation. Being a Visual Designer at Wärtsilä offers a unique global reach and opportunity to define the visual language of digital transformation and to disrupt traditional businesses. As part of a small but highly skilled and focused Design team you will have a direct impact on safety, efficiency and predictability of our customer's operations, helping both them and Wärtsilä develop.

The Visual Designer will primarily be creating graphics based on needs of UX/UI design, Service Design and Digital Transformation communications. Practical tasks can include e.g. illustrations and scenarios, UI graphics, icon design as well as visual material for internal and external publications and events. This role will also support the incubation process of new digital businesses, cooperating closely with both internal and external cross-business teams.

We are looking for someone who is humble and yet persistent, and can create compelling visual narratives aligned with the Wärtsilä brand which people want to rally behind. 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 the essence of a brand. 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.
Responsibilities -Create visual designs in support to UX/UI design, Service Design and Digital Transformation communications.
-Support, consult and participate primarily in customer-facing development projects, and secondly in internal communications.
-Support Wärtsilä’s digital business incubation process and projects.
-Develop and manage the documentation related to the own functional area.
-Be responsible for delivering Visual Design in optimal alignment with the Wärtsilä brand as well as with customer needs and business requirements.
Requirements - BA or MA in Graphic Design, Illustration, UI Design or other relevant design subject.
- 2-3 years of professional design experience.
-Excellent ability to translate brands into visual stories.
-Experience in Agile development methods.
-Courage and passion to drive change by own example in a large organisation.
-Experience in B2B sector is an advantage.
-Excellent written and spoken English. Familiarity with multiple languages and cultures is an advantage.
-Available to travel 10-30 days/year.
Contact person to give further information

Mikael Leppä after 24th July
Head of UX Design
+358 50 336 8474 (please note the EET time zone +2 GMT)

Country Finland
Job area Quality and Operational Development