Senior UX/UI Designer – Head of product design


Our vision is to empower the households in the race to reach net zero CO2 emissions by 2050 by creating a positive domino effect though active engagement, insights, and the power of green technology. In a future of 100% renewable energy, we need to make optimal energy use easy and accessible for everybody.

The Watts platform are built on cutting edge soft- and hardware with differentiation in mind, providing our partners with endless capabilities to engage with their customers in creative and meaningful ways. The Watts AI platform is at the core, powering the future of energy where electrons and bits are closely orchestrated.

We are an agile scale up green tech company with an ecosystem of great partners around the world. We are backed and powered by Andel, the largest cooperatively owned energy company in Denmark.

About Watts

At Watts we are building the energy technology of tomorrow. Currently our digital energy assistant app has more than 225.000 users in Denmark alone. We engage with utility companies and energy companies around the world. Our suite of products includes the digital Watts AI platform, Watts Live - a real-time insight into energy, Watts Home - the future of decentral and democratic green energy including local energy production, EV charging, household, and community optimisation.

We have partnerships & dev operations around the world including Lithuania, Poland, Norway, US, and Australia. in 2021 we were awarded Microsoft partner of the year in the enabling sustainability category.

How will I make a difference?

Unlocking the potential of distributed energy systems in the green energy transition though technology is close to your heart, and you possess an urge to make the world a better place for coming generations.

The fulfilment of the Watts vision highly depends on intelligent systems for managing the energy of private households – systems to support the personal green transition. Your design choices in terms of interactions and visual design will affect the lives of hundreds of thousands of users and customers across the world.

Your abilities to design and craft meaningful, easy-to-use and simple interfaces – both in the physical and digital world, will be essential for the everyday life of consumers.

You have and open-minded and curious approach to design and can get to the core of jobs to be done in given situations.

You will work closely with product & technology teams to make Watts a world-class product driven by technology visionaries, energy domain experts and users/customers. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring we also bring new market trends to the ecosystem as well as raising the bar for engagement in the green transition.

What skills will I put into action?

  • Partner with Product managers, development teams, researchers, external partners and strategists to understand the domain of green energy and customer needs in order to build compelling value propositions.
  • Design easy-to-use and compelling interfaces across the entire Watts product line from digital solutions to hardware components (Watts Home product line).
  • Own the design process from sketching, experiments, prototype interactions, testing to delivery of assets to implementation team.
  • Lead co-creation sessions with our partners and customers.
  • Create input to the visual identity guide in corporation with Head of Comms & branding.
  • Create and own the design system and component library. Craft beautiful and engaging user interfaces in close cooperation with UI designers and developers.
  • Explore and create digital concepts - both pure digital (app and web) but also embedded in energy hardware like EV chargers, home energy control systems, etc.
  • A keen interest in the well-being of our planet by continuously investigating green transition movements, the role of clean energy and consumer behavior.
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Design school background or equivalent.
  • Experience with design systems and atomic design.
  • A true team player who cares about high quality craftmanship in a collaborative culture.
  • Excellent visual, creative, innovative and design skills
  • Solid communication and presentation skills
  • A user centered and business driven mindset
  • Proficiency in design, prototype and animation tools (Figma, Sketch, After Effects, etc)
  • Familiarity with agile development process

What will you get from us?

  • The opportunity to work in an international-minded green tech company with purpose-driven colleagues who all share the same vision to innovate and deliver solutions which directly contributes to the green transition 
  • A flexible workplace located in central Køge with the possibility to work from home

Join us on our journey

We believe in the power of our people, that's why we have a flat organisation making it possible to make fast and informed decisions close to the frontline. At Watts, we empower people to have choices around when and where they work.

Our view is the more inclusive we are, the better suited we will be on our mission. Our teams are diverse in experience, skills, perspectives, colour & gender and we recognise talent based on merit and potential – not age, gender, or impressive track records.

We know humble people can come with a huge potential. So even if you don't tick every box but are passionate about joining us - and think you have much of what we're looking for, we will love to hear from you.

If you want to know more don’t hesitate to contact CEO Per Madsen at per.madsen@watts.dk.

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