Join our team as a
UI / UX Designer
We are looking to hire a UI/UX Designer to join our team working closely with our developer and projects team to come up with creative, innovative and futuristic designs for our clients and their brand's website. The person to fill this role will work remotely with our team and has a project-based work structure.
Nature of the Job
The UI/UX Designer joining our team will be primarily tasked with developing wireframes and mockups for our web experience projects, gathering user requirements, designing graphic elements, market research and building navigation components. This includes both website design and website redesign projects. Our primary goal when designing and developing our websites is to interpret the client's vision and bring it to life in our designs. The designer should be able to interpret the briefs of clients and transform them into designs that speak to the client's goal.
The UI/UX Designer’s responsibilities will include the following;
Develop original UI mockups, wireframes, storyboards, process flows, sitemaps, and user flows that clearly illustrate the website's functions and looks, based on the client's needs.
Illustrate original design ideas using storyboards, process flows, sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, and mockups.
Design original graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets.
Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches, patterns, backgrounds and tables).
Adhere to style standards on fonts, colours and images.
Plan and implement new designs.
Optimise existing user interface designs.
Conduct user, competitor and market research to gain an understanding of the user requirements and designs that work for the project's users.
Incorporating customer feedback, usage metrics, and usability findings into design in order to enhance user experience and conduct layout adjustments.
Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders.
Combine creativity with an awareness of the design elements.
Collaborate with product, management and development teams.
Interpret data and qualitative feedback.
Meet deadlines for projects.
To be eligible for the position, the applicant must meet the following criteria. The applicant;
Must be skilled in mockup tools. Figma preferably.
Must have proven work experience as a UI Designer or a similar role.
Must have a keen eye for aesthetics and great design.
Must submit a CV and UI design creative portfolio which must include links to past projects.
Must have a University degree in a relevant field.
Must be able to clearly articulate your ideas, designs, and suggestions; Interpret design needs, discuss and explain design options.
Must have design thinking and a user-centric mindset.
Must have Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders.
Good time-management skills and meeting deadlines for projects.
Must have a workable knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop enough to deliver the designs for the project.
Must be detail-oriented, a problem solver and customer-centred.
Must have at least a basic knowledge of any website development software e.g WordPress, Wix, Webflow, Squarespace or HTML5 & CSS3.
Must be able to understand our client’s business metrics and have the ability to translate the company’s goals and objectives into digital experiences.
Must have a workable knowledge of Google Drive, Docs, Meet, Calendar, and Sheets.
Important to Note
Before you apply, please note the following important information;
This position is a remote position.
You will be asked to submit referees and guarantors if you pass the first stage of the application.
You will sign an NDA which will state that every project you work on behalf of the company is the sole property of the company and information about the project is shared with discretion with people outside the organization.
The second stage of the application and interview will commence on the 9th of January 2023 and if you are not contacted on the same day, kindly note that your application did not make the cut.
The application deadline is 10th December 2022. Applications submitted after that date will not be considered.
We are big on people before we consider talent so it’s important to showcase your personality in your application.
If sharing a Google Drive link, please make the link accessible to everyone.
We will not be calling any candidate until after the application and our mode of communication will be through email from our company's official email. So do check your emails often.
We intend to contact your referees and guarantors provided in the application form so kindly inform them to expect a call or an email.
After carefully reading this, you will now move forward to the application form by clicking apply below. We wish you the best of luck with your application.