Ux Specialist
Hire Resolve
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
4d ago
source : JobVine

Opportunity available for a UX Specialist with a great specialized services company that support their clients in delivering services to their customers more efficiently and effectively.

Responsibilities : 3 - 5 years experienceBS / BA or higher in Computer Science or related field (not required but advantageous)A solid design background with an obsessive eye for visual and interaction detailsExperience designing web appsAbility to think at a high level about product strategy and visionSelf-motivated and able to efficiently run with a project without close supervisionBasic knowledge of HTML & CSSUnderstanding of basic SEOExcellent communication skills you should be able to clearly articulate your design decisions.

Roles and Responsibilities Be capable of translating functional specifications into workable project deliverables Work well under pressure and motivate others on the team Seeks and participates in development opportunities above and beyond required trainingCommunicates effectively with clients to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions with project managementBroadening own technical, functional, and industry skill baseWorking effectively as part of a team and seeks to support the teams goalsKeep the interface beautiful and easy to use.

Direct the visual appearance of all new features and enhancements on our software applicationInitiate, suggest, and spearhead major UI re-factorings for a more intuitive user-experienceDesign elegant solutions to complex workflows.

Design things that people will talk aboutAct 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-centered perspectiveAct as go to with in-depth knowledge of user interface best practices and standards.

Use research-related services, theories and methods to support your recommendationsTake the initiative in providing input and feedback in both departmental discussions and on issues relating to other departmentsDevelop wireframes, behavioral specifications and personasOverall responsibility for understanding a customer's brief and converting that into appealing, highly usable interfaces.

Engages with the business development team and / or customer early on to seek a deeper appreciation of the customers business problem / goals.

Develops understanding of the end users of the website / application through secondary and primary research (user interviews, traffic data).

Capable of generating user personas and user scenarios.

Prepares low fidelity prototypes of sites / features (ranging from paper-and-pencil concepts to wireframes or interactive prototypes) for internal review and brain storming.

Capable of gauging technical feasibility of the prototype.

Presents high fidelity designs / mock-ups to the customer for review / iteration / approval.

Capable of working directly with customers in an iterative / agile manner to dramatically improve the prototypes in a short time Able to explain his / her design philosophy verbally and in writingInterested candidates can forward their comprehensive written applications to the following e-mail : it.

jobs(at)hireresolve.co.za or fax to : 086 600 7977, you can also contact Sharne on 011 807 8064Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates.

Should you not hear from us within 3 working days after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Hire Resolve offers a R1000 for any candidate that is referred and placed through Hire Resolve.

Hire Resolve also offers a R1000 job spec fee for any referral that results in a placement through Hire Resolve.

If your company is looking for any IT, Finance or Engineering staff, please email us at jobspec hireresolve.co.za with the company name, a contact person and contact email or number of the person doing the hiring.

We will keep the referral strictly confidential..

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