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Full-time
Snr UX Designer

at Recruit Digital in City of Cape Town Metro
Sub-Category: PHP

We are looking for a senior user experience (UX) designer with strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experiences.

The ideal candidate will thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This individual excels at providing both highly analytical as well as highly creative ideas to a design project. The candidate will also have extensive experience in a fast-paced and innovative development environment. A thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies is a must.

We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, young, creative, hard working people to join us. We offer market related benefits, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored as long as you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.

Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate with product managers & business stakeholders to confirm business objectives and define user objectives & flows.
  • Build wireframes & convert wireframes into a working prototype.
  • Collaborate with technical leads in order to design innovative & engaging user experiences within platform constraints and technical limitations.
  • Work closely with the UI designers to ensure adherence to design guidelines & best practices across all platforms.
  • Facilitate user testing and evaluate user feedback to further improve the concept or existing products.
  • Work closely with the development & QA teams to ensure successful implementation of the specified designs.
  • Measure the effectiveness of each initiative & refine.
  • Research interaction design trends.
  • Research technology trends.

Skills:

Design skills


  • Information architecture & information design
  • Interaction design
  • Persona creation
  • User-centered design
  • UI design
  • Wireframing & prototyping
  • Copy writing

Research skills


  • Ethnography
  • Task analysis
  • Market research
  • Usability testing
  • A/B testing
  • Data analysis
  • Web analytics

Technical Skills


  • Deep understanding of what's possible and doable in HTML, CSS & JavaScript
  • Strong understanding of common software development practices

Business Skills


  • Business analysis
  • Communication skills (written, verbal & visual)
  • Chairing workshops & meetings
  • Project & people management
  • Collaboration

 

Tools:

Strong working knowledge of the following web design tools


  • Wireframing tools (e.g. Axure, Balsamiq etc)
  • Process flow tools (e.g. Visio etc)

Experience & Qualifications:


  • At least 3-5 years' experience in a UX design role.
  • Proven experience designing user-centric iOS & Android native mobile applications.
  • Proven experience building wireframes & converting wireframes into a working prototype.
  • Experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies across multiple platforms
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications



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Published at 02-01-2017
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