UX/UI Designer

UX/UI Designer

Position: UX/UI Designer
Duty location: Remotely or in Prague at HQ
Job type: Part-time (approximately 0.5 FTE)
Starting date: ASAP
Contract length: one year with the possibility of extension
Line Manager: Digital Products & Innovation Lead

About People in Need:

People in Need is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Central and Eastern Europe active in humanitarian and development aid, human rights and social inclusion. In 2022, more than 2000 employees worked in our Humanitarian and Development Aid Section in 25 countries (Asia, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe).

General Post Description:

We are looking for a UX/UI Designer who is passionate about creating meaningful digital products and who is committed to helping advance the mission of People In Need.
As a UX/UI Designer, you will be responsible for designing user-centered digital products and will collaborate with product managers to help decide what to build next. Some of the biggest products that we are currently building and that you may contribute to are EMA, a software solution for education monitoring within countries such as Ethiopia, Humansis, a platform for delivering humanitarian aid, benefiting hundreds of thousands in Syria and Ukraine, or Early Warning System, a system enhancing the disaster resilience of vulnerable populations across Cambodia.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize and design user-centered digital products (web apps, mobile apps, websites) and brands from product discovery to product delivery
  • Collaborate with product managers on strategy and prioritization of opportunities
  • Conduct user research and gather feedback to inform design decisions
  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, and design specifications to communicate design concepts to stakeholders and developers
  • Develop consistent design systems and design documentation.
  • Work closely with product managers , analysts, developers and users to bring great ideas to life


  • 3+ years of experience in UX/UI design
  • Strong knowledge of user-centered design principles and practices
  • Familiarity with designing for multilingual and multicultural audiences
  • Experience conducting user research and usability testing
  • Experience in creating branding and style guidelines for digital products
  • Knowledge of design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
  • Experience working in an agile team
  • Experience working in distributed teams across time zones
  • Experience working on early-stage products is a plus
  • Experience with implementing designs compliant with accessibility standards is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with users and team members of different cultural backgrounds
  • Passion for learning and keeping up-to-date with emerging trends in design
  • Fluency in English and Czech is a must

What we offer:

  • Diverse work with an international dimension that is meaningful and has visible impact
  • Work with inspiring people, in a pleasant environment of the largest Czech non-profit organization in the center of Prague
  • An open and informal organizational culture without a dress code, where we all relate
  • Flexible working hours
  • Language courses
  • Extensive Capacity Building program – internal and external - Induction training, internal e-learnings, Knowledge and Learning Department onboarding, eventual HEAT Training, Humentum trainings (www.humentum.org ), PuntoSud trainings (https://academy.puntosud.org/courses)
  • International online induction for all the new staff (HQ + country programmes of RDD)
  • Personal and professional development
  • Opportunity to participate in interesting events that we organize
  • Opportunity to travel abroad to a mission where relevant
  • Reimbursement of costs related to traveling to PIN Country Programmes or HQ such as flights, accommodation, medical check-ups, travel insurance;
  • Reimbursement of costs of visas and vaccinations; assistance with the visa application procedure in case of travelling to Country Programmes or HQ;
  • Medical travel insurance when traveling; free 24/7 medical helpdesk and psychological consultation available online;
  • Laptop

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, send us your CV, short cover letter and your design portfolio via our application form.
Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.
People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of conduct and key policies (available at: https://www.peopleinneed.net/key-policies-4142gp).

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