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Vacature Web Designer - East Asian Markets bij (Amsterdam)

  • Geplaatst op: 18-03-2012

(Dit bestand bestaat niet)™, part of (Nasdaq:PCLN) is Europe’s leading online hotel reservations agency by room nights sold, attracting over 30 million unique visitors each month via the Internet from both leisure and business markets worldwide.

Established in 1996, B.V. guarantees the best prices for any type of property, ranging from small independent hotels to a five star luxury through The website is available in 43 languages and offers over 165250 hotels in 110 countries.

The company's headquarters are located in Amsterdam. We have more than 4300 employees working in over 50 offices worldwide, and we are continuously growing.

Job description

How we work:

We make our design decisions based on experiments and testing. We receive thousands of visits to our website on a daily basis; therefore we know instantly which experiments work and which don’t.

As a Web Designer for our Asian Markets you will be responsible for leading the development and enhancement of the Japanese, Chinese and other Asian language user interfaces of the website. Ideally you will have experience working on Asian language ecommerce sites and have detailed knowledge of localizing sites for those markets, both technically and from a consumer behavior point of view.

With your knowledge of user experience in a commercial environment, you will work closely with Senior Designers, Developers and Product Owners, developing ideas into mockups and then into fully functional cross-browser HTML/CSS/JavaScript code. You make sure that front-end technology works in all browsers, and delivers for the customers of

Key responsibilities

  • Designing and developing the Asian language user interfaces of the website with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Day-to-day maintenance of the production websites
  • Work together with colleagues of Design, IT and Marketing to improve usability
  • Conduct experiments and usability tests



  • Strong sense for consistent design of user interfaces, usability and accessibility
  • Familiarity with browser quirks and workarounds
  • Working knowledge of W3C standards for web development
  • Able to work well independently and within a team
  • You are an excellent communicator with a pragmatic and hands-on approach to business
  • Confident working with version control systems
  • Ability to code hand-crafted HTML
  • Must be able to speak and write either Japanese, Chinese or Korean languages at a fluent level



  • Expert mastery of cross-browser front-end technologies: HTML and CSS
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Experience with template systems
  • Experience with validating and testing
  • Experience with graphical software (e.g. Photoshop)


We offer a competitive salary plus bonus, with possibilities for further career opportunities within our fast growing company. This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation we will assist you with a relocation package insuring a smooth transition to working and living in the Netherlands.

Please submit your CV in English and upload your portfolio along with your personal design contributions

We want people who are really motivated to work with us and further their career. When submitting your CV please include a letter that describes your motivation so we understand how important it is to you. With your portfolio of design and web development work please provide clear examples with an explanation of your involvement which demonstrate your suitability for the role.