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    Are you a visual designer with an excellent sense of form and interaction, eager to contribute to translating (professional) education and culture into the 21st century?
    If you answered ‘yes’ twice, keep reading.

    IJsfontein makes complex content accessible to a broad audience. We collaborate with cultural institutions, media companies, governments, universities, and large corporations. Contemporary and compelling design is at the core of what we value. We are seeking an inspired designer who is passionate about working on projects that make the world a bit better, smarter, and wiser.

    The Role

    As a designer, you’ll advise on content selection, tone of voice, and the flow and interaction between channels. During acquisition processes, you bring the central idea to life and contribute creative solutions. You can establish a contemporary style that resonates immediately and secures project opportunities. A style that helps us win the assignments.
    As a valuable member of the team, you make a strong substantive contribution and have a clear vision of the present and future of interactive communication. You demonstrate a keen understanding of interacting with the target audience.

    Your Unique Opportunity

    You will have the exciting opportunity to work for a challenging client in the Middle East. This role offers a chance to bring your design expertise to a dynamic and culturally rich environment, contributing to projects that push boundaries and make a meaningful impact.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field.
    • Proven experience as a visual Designer with a strong portfolio showcasing diverse design projects.
    • Fluent in both English and Arabic, with a deep understanding of Arabic design patterns and cultural considerations.
    • Proficient in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, or Figma.
    • Strong communication skills and ability to articulate design decisions.
    • Experience working in an agile development environment is a plus.

    IJsfontein offers

    A workplace in one of the most beautiful locations in Amsterdam. You will be part of a team of over 35 professionals. The communication lines are short, the work atmosphere is informal, warm, and engaged. Autonomy is highly valued at IJsfontein, which sometimes means you need to swim, but mostly that you get to chart your own course. Your input is listened to, and depending on your interests and talents, you can develop yourself in a way that suits you. We provide a competitive salary, dependent on age and experience.

    How to Apply

    If you are ready to showcase your creativity and demonstrate why you are the perfect fit for this role, we want to hear from you! Skip the traditional cover letter and send us your CV, portfolio, and one design that exemplifies why you are the ideal candidate.
    Show us who you are through your work! Email your application to pz@ijsfontein.nl

    IJsfontein is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all candidates.