Senior User Experience Designer
Johannesburg, South Africa
5d ago
source : Executive Placements

The Role :

Essential functions :

  • Problem identification and problem-solving ability with a knack for both creative and critical thinkingÂ
  • Negotiation skills
  • Flexibility and adaptabilityÂ
  • Presentation and facilitation skills
  • An effective communicator (written and verbal)Â in order to present your ideas and articulate every aspects of your designs
  • A â??team playerâ?? with the ability to work within a collaborative and ever-changing environment
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguityÂ
  • Ability to manage stakeholders
  • Ability to manage quality deliverables with tight deadlines
  • Understanding of product development life cycles and methodologies (Agile, Lean, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Sketch, InVision, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Zeplin,â? etc
  • Open to working in a culture of critique and iteration
  • Empathy for users is essential
  • Knowledgeable about design systems and standards
  • Skills and Experience :

    Essential Qualifications :

  • Matric certificate essential
  • Preferred Qualification

  • A strong portfolio showcasing ability and technical knowledge of UX-focused work samples for web and mobile applications.
  • Relevant qualification or accreditation (i.e. Grad Bsc / BTech, BA) is advantageousÂ
  • Professional HCI / UX / Design Thinking certifications are advantageous
  • Experience required :

  • 4 + years working experience, 3years within a design industry or similar.
  • Working knowledge and application of interaction design principles.
  • Working experience of industry tools such as Sketch, InVision, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Zeplin and OmniGraffle
  • Experience leading and directing design thinking for a wide range of products.
  • Experience performing in a fast paced, high stress design process under minimal supervision.
  • Proven experience in the understanding of business metrics and the ability to translate Business goals and objectives into digital experiences.
  • Experience communicating both written and verbal to key Business stakeholders.
  • Fully competent in presenting designs and solutions to executives and large groups in a professional manner.
  • Experience designing for omni-channel services advantageous.
  • Other : Work environment :

    Work environment : Agile

    Travel :

  • Will be working remotely due to covid - 19, but normally the role is client based
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