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Senior UX / UI Designer, Cape Town

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Job Description:

The UX / UI designer will be responsible for collecting, researching, investigating and evaluating user requirements. Their responsibility is to deliver an outstanding user experience providing an exceptional and intuitive application design for our client facing applications. The successful candidate will be allocated to BAU (the maintenance of existing applications i.e. client and intermediary web, mobile application) as well as Projects (the building of new applications i.e. MS Dynamics 365).

Key outcomes

The following outcomes will be expected to be achieved by the UX designer:

  • Advanced UI design based on functional requirements and in alignment with best practices
  • Provide input on enhancing of styling principles, standards and best practices
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with business analysts and business owners
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how applications function and look like * 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 adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhere to corporate identify style standards on fonts, colors and images
  • Combine both design sensibilities and technical skills.
  • Ensure that solution is aesthetically pleasing, is aligned to the corporate identity guidelines and is functional in a browser/mobile device at the same time.
  • Presenting to executives, stakeholders and advocating UX
  • Suggest initiatives to increase throughput and quality

Qualifications and experience

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent UI / UX design qualification
  • Atleast 5 years' experience as a UX/UI designer or similar role
  • Mobile application UX/UI design experience
  • Web UX/UI design experience
  • Prior experience of working Agile and in scrum teams
  • UI design portfolio (please send this with the CV)
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Financial services experience (advantageous)
  • Previous UX developer experience (advantageous)
  • Previous experience with implementation of Microsoft Dynamics 365 (advantageous)

Tools

  • TFS
  • Confluence
  • Figma
  • Wireframe.cc
  • InVision
  • Adobe Suite, Illustrator, Photoshop, XD
  • Abstract
  • Sketch Competencies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to transform verbal instruction and extrapolate it to create concrete web content.
  • Strong research capabilities.
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Strong planning and organising skills
  • Innovative thinking
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Sound decision-making skills
  • Excellent time/priority management skills
  • Communicate effectively and clearly, in writing and verbally, in one-on-one and group presentation situations
  • Flexible approach and ability to adapt
  • Experience of working effectively as part of a team Attributes
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude
  • Honesty, integrity and respect
  • Inter-personal skills
  • Ability to thrive under pressure
  • Professional work standards

Key skills:

  • User Experience
  • UX
  • User Interface
  • UI
  • Wireframe
  • Microsoft 365
  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Other

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