UI Junior Designer (Student)

Salary Competitive

Join a Silicon-Valley backed scale-up in the heart of Aarhus!

Are you ready to be part of WasteHero and help us to conquer the world? You will be part of an organization that is on a mission to redefine the modern-day waste management industry. Become part of a group of talented and like-minded people. We are on a mission to create a greener and cleaner future with smart waste collection worldwide!

WasteHero is looking to hire a talented UI designer to help us define the future look of tomorrow’s waste management system. Your overall goal is to create visual expressions for both our technical and commercial teams, which includes new views for our applications using our design language or design marketing material for the commercial team.

This role will involve working 16 hours per week. You will be part of our Aarhus office (able to work onsite) and work closely with both our technical and commercial teams.

Job description

The perfect candidate should be able to boil down complicated features to a simple, elegant, and intuitive user experience. The environment at WasteHero is built on trust, so you should as a person thrive with responsibility and freedom. Your collaboration with the commercial team will be with user researchers and account managers to understand our segment and stakeholders. In the design and implementation phase, you will work closely with our developers and product managers.

This job requires creativity, curiosity, and the ability to act on your ideas. Your main goal is to communicate and express our features with the highest quality in an intuitive way.

  • Utilize established design language to update existing pages and create new views

  • Create user journey and personas in reference to our stakeholders

  • Creating wireframing / prototyping in Figma

  • Develop entire UIs in Storybook

Preferred qualifications

  • Relevant bachelor’s or master’s degree program in Digital Design or a similar education

  • Fluent in written and spoken English

  • Experience with StoryBook/Figma or other design systems

  • You should be self-motivated and able to work independently

  • Be proactive and able to think outside current processes

  • Experience with the full life cycle of a design system(s)

About you

A curious mindset, eagerness to learn and be challenged, and enthusiasm about joining a scaleup where freedom and responsibility are valued over formal procedures is a must. We also expect you to have:

  • A strong creative sense, and an out-of-box work approach

  • You value scale-up culture, where things move fast and not everything is defined, but up for grabs!

  • You have a fail-fast/test approach and are willing to make mistakes as part of the learning process

Overall, you need to be a highly motivated and proactive team player who can help to enrich the quality of work delivered by our development teams.

Why Apply

  • When you work at WasteHero, you’re not just another worker, you’re an important part of our team. You’ll be handed responsibility and freedom for your tasks, but your workmates will always be here to support your development when you need a helping hand.

  • Become part of a company that is working towards solving important global challenges through technology. SDG #11 is our focus.

  • Plenty of room for growth and initiative.

  • A fast-paced, collaborative start-up environment.

  • The WasteHero team is from all over. Denmark, Australia, Spain, England, India, Hungary, Taiwan, Italy - we’re a mixed bag! And we like it that way. We welcome Danes and Internationals alike, so you’ll always feel at home at WasteHero.

Can you fulfill the requirements and see yourself thriving within a fast-paced company? Then we would love to hear from you!


  • Option to learn new skills every day

  • Plenty of room for growth and initiative

  • A fast-paced, collaborative scaleup environment

  • Free snacks, coffee, etc.

  • A great location in Aarhus

  • You'll get a chance to work with some of the most cutting-edge technologies


How to apply

Send your motivational letter and CV directly to Anders Hinrichs here on thehub. We aim to have the position occupied as soon as possible. Interviews will be conducted in an ongoing manner during the entire recruitment process.

For more information or questions please contact us at ahinrichs@wastehero.io or phone number 60481851

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

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Working at

90% of the world’s waste is collected at the wrong time. At WasteHero, we help cities and businesses reduce their CO2 emissions and collection costs by as much as 50% by monitoring the fill level in containers in real-time so we can dispatch collections at just the right time. We are a fast-growing and ambitious scale-up with a solution touching customers in 50+ countries and are backed by Silicon Valley investors. We are determined to be a world-leading provider of the most sustainable and cost-efficient solution for modern waste management software 🚀 Are you ready to join our mission to redefine the category for modern-day waste management software to save the world? 🍀

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