UX Engineer

Lugano Full time

Ander Group was founded in 2006 by Florian Anderhub and Manuel Gamper, who merged their different approaches into a balanced yet dynamic business formula. Today, the Brand Strategy & Digital Design agency is a great combination of people, experience and technological assets that serve internationally based clients from offices in Lugano, Lausanne and Zurich.

Our goal is to create digitally enhanced customer experiences, weaving on and offline touch points into passionate brand architectures and clear business processes.

Our expertise
Brand: strategy, identity, architecture, platforms
Experience: service design, omni channel campaigns
Innovation: product & service design, digital transformation

Job Description

What do we want from a UX Engineer?

You are a developer with a passion for design, you love not just to bring live and idea but to collaborate with the team in creating the User Experience. You will work in an agile environment and in a cross-functional team composed by UX Designers, Illustrators and Developers. You will be involved in delivering the best web user experience to the customer from the ideation to the coding of the project.

This is a hands-on role: you participate in the project kickoff and you will create personas, prototypes and whatever is needed to bring the team’s ideas to the surface.

Skills & capabilities

What do we want from a UX Engineer?

  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS, SASS, JAVASCRIPT, webpack gulp grunt or similar
  • Experience with Javascript frameworks or libraries such as React, View, Angular, Node, jQuery etc
  • Basic knowledge of how CMS and CRM work
  • Knowledge of wordpress environment will be considered a plus
  • Mobile first is your mantra and responsive development is a no-brainer for you
  • Design skills and knowledge of Sketch and Photoshop

Your experience & education

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as developer frontender
  • You have an experience with a cross-functional team and you love to work close with designers
  • Proof of success building user experiences with accompanying portfolio
  • History of delivering high quality product experiences that drove company impact

Your personal Attributes

  • You thrive in a constantly changing business environment
  • You have an impressive ability to work with a technical team
  • You understand project’s’ scope and set a clear vision for your team
  • You get stronger under pressure, jump in and roll up your sleeves to push through solutions
  • Your impeccable verbal and written communication allows you to effectively communicate at all levels of the organization
  • You’re analytical, resourceful and a creative problem solver
  • You quickly identify roadblocks and drive viable solutions
  • You’re a team player, willing to do what it takes to support co-workers

How many languages do you speak?

Finally, you master at least English and Italian both written and orally. French is a big plus.


We are looking for people who live for communication and love to collaborate. The right candidate is an independent person who can think across industries, has strong organizational skills, can handle multiple projects at once and is a team player who values camaraderie and humor. In our process we favor a collaborative working environment based on SaaS such as Google Apps, striving for a transparent and structured workflow.


When can you start?

We’re aiming to have this position filled as soon as possible.