Intermediate User Experience Designer
Johannesburg, RSA
6d ago

The Role

We are recruiting an Intermediate User Experience Designer to engage in internal projects aimed at solving our own complex problems.

and ative participation in the design community

Skills and Experience

Qualification Required :

  • Grad Bsc / BTech, BA (Post grad is advantageous)
  • Computer science
  • Psychology
  • Cognitive and / or Behavioral Science
  • Information Technology
  • Portfolio of UX-focused work samples for web and mobile applications
  • Preferred Qualification :

  • Professional HCI / UX / Design Thinking certifications are advantageous
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript, and modern JS libraries / frameworks
  • Experience required :

  • 4 years or more design experience.
  • Experience designing for omni-channel services a big plus
  • Experience with Sketch, InVision, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Zeplin, etc.
  • Solid understanding of product development life cycles and methodologies (Agile, Lean, etc.)
  • Key Accountabilities

    Duties / Responsibilities :

  • Collaborating on user experience planning with technical leads and product owners
  • Understand scope, requirements, and drive innovative solutions aligned with business goals and metrics
  • Createcompelling design artefacts (user stories, personas, sitemaps, wireframes, prototypes, storyboards etc.) to effectively communicate UX needs to internal teams and stakeholders
  • Reinforce consistent design patterns across platforms and adherence to principles
  • Champion user testing, surveys, and formal evaluations, as well as iterate work based on quantitative data and qualitative feedback
  • Take initiative within projects, anticipate challenges, and meet deadlines
  • Advocate for the end-user throughout the development process and work effectively with cross-functional teams to ensure that designs are successfully created and implemented to achieve the user goals
  • Engage in internal projects aimed at solving our own complex problems
  • Active participation in the design community
  • Personality and Attributes

  • Passionate and intimately knowledgeable about design standards in UX and service design both for web and mobile.
  • Self-motivated, a good communicator.
  • Able to balance quality deliverables with tight deadlines.
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and enthusiastic about working in a culture of critique and iteration with all team members.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in order to present your ideas and communicate every aspect of your designs.
  • Flexibility and adaptability - as a UX designer you will be required to wear many hats.
  • Empathy for users an absolute must.
  • Ability to work as a team with fellow UI / UX designers, developers, stakeholders and the like.
  • Problem-solving ability with a knack for both creative and critical thinking.
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