UX/UI Developer

Job description

As UX/UI developer, you combine your coding skills with a passion for UI/UX. You have a feel for color, shape and typography, and the skills to translate your designs into actual code. You will be a member of our SaaS team that works on improving the customer experience for our users every day. We will appreciate that you take the lead in developing a design system. You know how to collect and employ data to continuously improve the user experience. Communicating with the users and our scientists to gather feedback comes naturally to you. In case you are that designer with a passion for coding, please do join us.

What you will do

  • Join the product team to design the User Interface for new features
  • Develop the React code to make your designs come to life
  • Take the lead in developing and implementing a design system across the product to achieve a consistent and natural user experience
  • Work with both internal and external users to continuously improve the product

Why join us?

You will join an enthusiastic and fast-growing team of experts. We are building a virtual laboratory for R&D scientists and this comes with a few unique challenges:

  • Finding elegant solutions for complex computational problems
  • Providing and validating physical parameters for our simulations
  • Maintaining a consistent User Experience, drawing from the physical lab environment
  • Giving scientists the analysis and visualization tools they need to improve the R&D workflow

Our product is completely new in the market and your work will have an actual impact on solving these challenges.

We offer an inspiring work and team environment with flexible working hours in a fast-paced scale-up with a can-do mentality. A competitive salary and a secondary benefits package are part of our offer.

About Electric Ant Lab

Electric Ant Lab is a VC-backed simulation software company located at Amsterdam Science Park. Our product RheoCube is a cloud-based predictive chemistry platform. It offers a user-friendly alternative to the physical lab approach of trial-and-error, often used for prototyping new products and for applied material research. RheoCube’s virtual laboratory approach delivers deeper insights, increased productivity and cost savings for R&D scientists. The team of EAL is a gathering of interdisciplinary experts from around the world in the fields of: chemistry, computational physics, business, visualizations, and web development. Together we solve the tough problems that come with developing a product at the forefront of science.

About the application process

  • During the pandemic the process is completely online
  • The process consists of a screening meeting and three interview rounds and may also involve an action learning session so that we can see how you do with our way of working.

Special note to Recruiting Agencies and/or recruiters in general: we absolutely do not appreciate any phone calls or cold outreaches with potential candidates. Thank you! We do invite ‘your’ candidates to apply themselves.


  • 2+ years of professional experience in UX/UI Design
  • 2+ years of experience coding JS frameworks (such as React)
  • Fluent in HTML and CSS
  • Strong user-centric design portfolio
  • Solid experience using design tools (e.g. Figma, Sketch)
  • Experience in usability testing
  • Know-how of design systems