UI Designer
Dimension Data
Cape Town, South Africa
19d ago

Looking for the next step in your career? Enjoy a challenge? Do you have an ambition for innovation? Want to make a difference?

If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 47 countries and more than 28 000 employees.

You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies who are all relying on Dimension Data to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era.

You’ll be part of a team who’s passionate about making a difference to the way technology shapes how we live and work whether it’s protecting the rhino, connecting the G20 Summit, or revolutionising cycling, giving you the opportunity to do great things.

You’ll be joining a Global Top Employer, recognised for investing in talent because people are at the heart of our success.

You provide the skills, passion and ideas, and we’ll provide the platform to realise your ambitions.Great talent. Great teams.

Great work. Great opportunities.

Want to be part of our team?

We are creating an internal User Experience team which will be responsible for driving the adoption of User Centred Design principles throughout Dimension data.

The team will also be ideating and creating next generation digital experiences to facilitate consumption of Dimension Data Services.

As a User Interface Designer you will be creating an intuitive and engaging design language and working with UX designers and front end developers to apply this consistent language across This business.

This will help drive user adoption as well as reinforce the brand and values of Dimension Data.

The team structure will be comprised of UX / Interaction Designers, UI Designers and Front end Developers. As a team we will be prototyping next generation ideas and working with various development teams across the business to implement them.

Responsibilities

  • Create differentiating and future thinking user interface designs and interactive prototypes across multiple digital touch points including web, tablet, mobile, app, interactive devices
  • Create word class interface designs with deep focus on balancing people needs, business drivers and technical possibilities
  • Be responsible for keeping abreast with latest industry developments, technical innovation and digital best practise that deliver ground breaking concepts, benchmarking and best practise
  • Maintain and evolve internal Digital Design language and work with internal teams to apply this across the business.
  • Create visual language concepts, mood definition, behaviours, early design routes and presentation materials that articulate strategic design intent to stakeholders
  • Communicate visual concepts both on paper and using software applications like Invison
  • work on cross-platform applications to develop user experiences covering mobile phones, tablets and computers
  • re-design websites to make them responsive
  • re-design or create mobile apps that are easy to use and are configured appropriately for smartphones and tablets
  • ensure that an end-product design meets the core business objectives, while providing users with the optimum experience in terms of efficiency, effectiveness and engagement.
  • Work in an AGILE manner.
  • Skills

  • specialist software such as Axure, Sketch and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Creation of interactive prototypes demonstrating interactive ideas and to test usability
  • You'll be strong in conceptualisation and visual communication and have exceptional design skills.
  • an aptitude for using a logical, step-by-step approach to ensure designs are user friendly and simple for end users
  • the ability to relate well to other professionals and work in a specialist team
  • Creation of interactive prototypes demonstrating interactive ideas and to test usability
  • Good work ethic and accountability.
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Good communication skills (especially with remote work).
  • Drive / ambition to build something awesome that's evolving and that will positively affect MANY people (end-users, developers, product teams, projects, and stake holders).
  • an interest in problem solving
  • a keen visual awareness
  • the ability to relate well to other professionals and work in a specialist team
  • Global mind-set, ability to work across multiple timezones and with people from a variety of backgrounds and cultures.
  • Please provide a portfolio of work, and where you were working as part of a team let us know which elements of the design was your contribution.

    What would make you a good fit for this role?

    Join our growing global team and accelerate your career with Dimension Data. Apply today.

    Diversity in Dimension Data

    Dimension Data is an equal opportunity employer with a global culture that embraces diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be unfairly discriminated against on any arbitrary ground including race, colour, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected category.

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