UI/UX designer

Join our team!

FAIRmat and the brand-new NOMAD HUB - NOMAD Data Center at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin are seeking several highly qualified and motivated colleagues to join the dynamic NOMAD team towards shaping the future of materials science!

We run a browser-based research data management and sharing platform for materials science, based on a complex react web-application based on material design and mui.js. Our application includes data upload, file-browsing, editing of hierarchical schema-based data, faceted search, configurable tables, integration with other tools, and references to other web-applications. 

Job Description

We need an experienced UI/UX designer to improve and redesign our front-end. You will

  • Work directly with our 10-person developer team
  • Analyse our existing application
  • Communicate directly with end-users
  • Design new features from scratch
  • Improve our overall corporate identity and project web-sites

Ideally you can also help our dev-team with the implementation of your designs. 


  • Experience in UI/UX design
  • Experience in material design
  • Experience in designing web applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Experience in  web development with Javascript, React, mui.js is a bonus

What we offer

A stimulating, multidisciplinary working environment, a pay scale classification (TV-L), ample development opportunities, and flexible working hours. The majority of the team will be based at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, but may spend time in partner groups all over Germany. The positions are limited until 30 September 2026 with a perspective towards prolongation. You will work at the FAIRmat headquarters, the brand-new NOMAD Data Center at HU Berlin. 

Who we are

FAIRmat stands for FAIR Data Infrastructure for Condensed-Matter Physics and the Chemical Physics of Solids. FAIRmat is a consortium of the National Research Data Infrastructure NFDI, which is building a FAIR data infrastructure for materials science and related research areas. The NOMAD HUB - NOMAD Data Center at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is the FAIRmat headquarters. NOMAD Novel Materials Discovery Laboratory is the biggest data store in computational materials science, worldwide. We are currently advancing its data infrastructure towards materials synthesis, experimental physics, theory, and data processing workflows. The new digital infrastructure and cloud services based on leading-edge IT technologies supports Open Data and Open Science towards data-centric materials science involving Artificial Intelligence.

... Interested in joining FAIRmat?

Excited by the prospect of joining us? Send us your application (single pdf containing your motivation letter, cv, certificates, and 3 references) via our contact form or by e-mail to Victoria Coors (victoria.coors@physik.hu-berlin.de).

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