Ui/Ux Designer (Ref No. 1301)
Gauteng, South Africa
1d ago
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Johannesburg, GautengABOUT US : WHAT WE DO Our talented teams create tech that connects brands to people via meaningful content that impacts their lives in positive ways.

By understanding where the markets are going and where technology fits in; we use our knowledge to identify solutions that boost businesses and shift user experiences.

WHY WE’RE DIFFERENT What makes us a leader in our industry, and different from other international digital tech companies, is our ability to tailor or custom create our offering to solve business challenges WHERE YOU FIT IN We aim to build an inspiring organisation with an engaged and high performing culture.

  • We believe in possibilities. We connect to the future. Think unlimited digital potential, global reach, limitless content, unreal experiences, real connections;
  • now imagine the direct impact you could have in this landscape. If you are eager to work in an inspiring, dynamic environment and collaborate with like-

    minded people, we want to hear from you! ABOUT THE ROLE The purpose of the UI / UX Designer is to design, plan and conduct ongoing user research to conceive and implement new designs while keeping the customer (both internal and external) needs in mind.

    The ideal candidate will always deliver intuitive, fully tested and user-centered solutions combined with creativity and an awareness of design elements and CI requirements of the client and best practice in the marketplace.

    Additional responsibilities include : Utilize the best and most modern practices to produce highly user-centered designs across a diverse set of requirements and features.

    Understand user flows, analyse user’s needs and requirements to design a creative solution with an excellent user experience Create design mocks or click-

    dummies in a timely fashion Create visual UI designs for mobile apps, tv apps, mobile websites, responsive websites, wearables To be the voice of design within an agile environment, and ensuring the design agenda is not lost in translation into code with usability, accessibility, and web / mobile standards Work with developers to ensure proper implementation within a web / mobile environment and ensure consistency and integrity of the creative vision Maintain knowledge of design trends, technologies, mobile and internet standards to display initiative in creative problem solving Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and user experience Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-

    off to engineering Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and stakeholders Establish and extend internal design guidelines, best practices and standards to ensure design consistency across multiple interfaces Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product owners / managers or stake holders Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows, prototypes and sitemaps for new product ideas and enhancement of existing products Test new ideas before implementing Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets Build page navigation buttons and search fields Develop UI mock-

    ups and prototypes that clearly illustrate functionality and Look and Feel Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables) Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.

    g. responsiveness) Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback Adhere to style standards on fonts, colours and images Think outside the box and approach infrastructure with modern techniques that are agile and scalable Conduct ongoing user research and keep abreast of market trends in digital design ABOUT YOU : The ideal candidate has exceptionally high ownership, excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to work with agility in a fast-

  • paced environment. They would also be highly focused on demonstrating excellence in service delivery and problem-solving;
  • breaking down complex information into understandable and actionable items. Other Experience and qualifications include : 5+ years of experience in digital design work, with a stronger focus on UX design and visual and UI design in the Digital Telecommunications or Mobile space Diploma or degree in graphic design Portfolio of design projects Proven work experience as a UI / UX Designer or similar role, UI / UX design portfolio of evidence Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.

    g. Wireframe.cc and InVision) Up-to-date knowledge of Adobe range of products including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Dreamweaver.

    Experienced in user flows and user-centric solutions with hands-on experience in usability tests An online portfolio of iOS / Android apps, and responsive websites demonstrating the understanding of design systems, patterns, components and specific platform guidelines An expert in Sketch app and Invision A master of UX / UI design with a basic understanding of HTML / CSS Very good understanding of agile principles and processes Able to create mock-

    ups, and rapid prototypes Excellent sense of design, color, type and layout

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