A leading company in the IT industry based in Cape Town is currently looking for an amazing User Interface (UI) Designer to join their team.
They develop and support end-to-end e-commerce products for international customers.
They develop business-to-business systems and back-end systems for customer support, finance, payment process management, risk and fraud management, and content management systems.
As a team, they continuously look for ways to improve their products and processes.
Duties : Collaborating on design planning with UX Lead.
Graphic designo Designing marketing campaigns for application in a variety of scenarios, including print, web, email and social media.
o Use persuasion, emotion and trust design techniques o Design of personas, journey mapso Delivering infographics.
UI and Web designo Design elegant solutions to complex workflows.
o Executing design as a part of a team.o Working closely with UX Designers to focus on how the solution works.o Focus on what the solution will look like.
o Design across devices and browsers.o Use persuasion, emotion and trust design techniques o CSS / HTMLo Create functional prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
o Act as the user-advocate during the development process, subjecting early-stage designs to usability testing or expert review, and offering implementation suggestions from a user-centred perspective.
Digital style guideo Build and maintain digital style guide.o Manage, organise and keep marketing assets up to date Researcho Researching best practice and design trends.
Project discoveryo Workshops, requirements gathering and analysis.
Evaluationso Walkthroughs / Cross-browser / device testing o Participating in usability evaluations Presenting deliverables to clients.
Consulting with users, stakeholders and the broader team.
Work closely with the UX and UI designers, as well as the marketing team to maintain consistency across platforms.
Performing other duties as assigned.Qualification and Experience : BSc degree or equivalent 3 5 years experience Proven enterprise UI design experience, including web design, graphic design and print design.
Strong proficiency and working knowledge on design software, including the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) and Sketch.
Experience designing across devices, with a focus on responsive design.
Experience in agile environments, working with multi-disciplinary teams is a plus.
Skills and Attributes : Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio.
Talented at relating design to target users, leading groups, designing interactive systems.
Being able to work with different disciplines, such as business analysis, technology, marketing, and communication.
Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
Exceptional attention to detail.
In-depth knowledge of the following : user interface design best practices and standards.
Knowledge of core UX concepts : User-Centred Design (UCD); information architecture; usability testing; interaction design; user research.
A solid understanding of the difference between UX and UI.
Understanding of SDLCs and common software development practices.