UX specialist

The Reference is a committed digital agency of 160 creative thinkers, driven by knowledge and craftsmanship. Our clients refer to us as a bunch of lovely and intelligent people. We share a collaborative culture in which we leverage our expertise and unleash our creativity in every aspect of our work. This allows us to open up digital opportunities in numerous verticals and businesses. That's why A-brands and other market leaders have been considering us trusted advisors for many years.

With our digital expert staffing services, we deploy our digital consultants on challenging projects, in-house with clients such as Ikea, Colruyt, National Lottery, etc. Our consultants are permanently employed or prefer a freelance collaboration.



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  • As a UX specialist/Functional Analyst you will work in a digital and agile context.
  • You will immerse yourself in the business and values of a company, and then advise internal clients within the company on how to optimize the way they work to achieve their goals.
  • You will translate client needs into digital solutions and your business analysis takes the client's functional, quality and cost-effective aspects into account.
  • You will translate the needs into wireframes and user stories.
  • You will give briefings and communicate with the teams that will be responsible for developing and implementing the proposed solutions.
  • You will also ensure that the final result is in line with the client’s expectations and strategic goals.
  • You will provide your client with long-term conceptual input and give strategic advice on future opportunities.
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  • You can convert unstructured or complex business requirements into multi-channel digital requirements.
  • You can brief designers, developers in a detailed, clear yet inspiring way!
  • You have been bitten by all things digital! During every contact with an interface, you evaluate the user experience. 
  • You have a good knowledge of Web- and mobile standards, accessibility and usability principles.
  • You have a good knowledge of Tools like Axure or Sketch (and/or other prototyping tools).
  • You have an analytic 'helicopter view' and you can see the essence in complex business processes.
  • You are well organized, emphatic and convincing. You are solution-oriented and you always keep your client top of mind!
  • You are a good communicator and you like to take initiative; you are a team player who is always eager to learn, and willing to share his knowledge.
  • Experience in an agile methodology is a plus.
  • Knowledge of a content management system is for sure an added value, as well is some experience with user research.
  • You have an excellent knowledge of Dutch and English.


We are proud to say that we are one of Belgium’s most successful digital agencies. We are part of EPAM, but carry our own DNA.

You get to know different top companies (large companies and multinationals) from the inside out. 

We provide exciting, varied assignments that match your digital experience and that can serve as a strong reference for the rest of your career. 

You are not alone: where necessary, you receive support and training from The Reference. Our experts, your colleagues, hone your skills or act as a sounding board for your plan of approach.

You will receive a permanent contract with The Reference. Between two assignments you will work from our offices in Ghent or Antwerp.

We give you the opportunity to develop your talent further. We provide an L&D budget and the necessary time to hone your skills and expertise.

Your welfare is important to us. We ensure a healthy work-life balance and the necessary relaxation, at our company parties and legendary boardgame nights, for example.

Last but not least… an attractive salary with lots of fringe benefits, such as meal vouchers, group and health insurance, company car, bike lease, extra days leave, …

Ready to join our team?