Senior UX / UI Designer
We are hiring Senior Designers to join our dynamic design team. As a designer you would need to have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI / UX skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artefacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.
You will have the chance to work projects across various industries locally and internationally.
A bit about DVT
You can join as a permanent employee or freelancer / Independent contractor, the choice is yours
DVT is thriving towards fully remote working.
We have a variety of clients ranging from mining to health to fintech.
DVT is international : We have offices in SA and in the UK, design clients in 3 countries (At the moment) .
We are growing with projects in Europe and Africa.
Solutions design and implementation
Improving the design of existing systems
Keep up to date with technology
Ability to Multitask
System design and analysis
Ability to conceptualise and simplify complex problems
Ability to read and write specifications
Good communications skills
Enthusiastic and committed
Work with minimal supervision
Work in a team environment
Ability to work under pressure
Work to tight deadlines
Professionalism (Conduct and Appearance)
Awareness of environment
Skills needed for success in this role :
3+ years of experience designing for web and mobile platforms (iOS and Android)
Confidence to think about high-level product vision, understand constraints, and contribute to a fantastic user experience
Solid understanding of the design thinking process, as well as a passion and know-how for influencing design strategy
Expert knowledge of Sketch or similar design tool
Very strong attention to detail
Experience partnering with user researchers
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders
Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
A solid and up-to-date understanding of best practices, developments, and trends in web, mobile, Human Interface Guidelines and Material Design
A great attitude, collaborative spirit and openness to giving and receiving feedback
Desire to learn, grow and teach skills to further your abilities and the abilities of the team
Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
Experience communicating with cross-functional teams
Experience designing for various groups of people (international audiences, multi-language localization, accessibility for people with disabilities, etc.)
Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience
Skills / considerations
Experienced with creating high fidelity UX wireframes (no need for final UI designs)
Able to work well with a technical team to understand technical architecture and the impact / possibilities that it may have on the experience.
Able to manage the design of complex service process (adviser self-service environment does have some layers of complexities with multiply channels, user profiles and permissions etc.)
Collaborate well with a cross functional team and other perm and contracting designers, able to articulate designs and ideas well and able to create structure and self-organize where needed.