Job: Interaction Designer

Title Interaction Designer
Categories Design/Creative
Date Posted09 July 2018
Salary R25k – 40k per month
Location City of Cape Town Metro
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Company Introduction

If you join our growing global team, you’ll be working for an industry leader with offices across five continents, in over 50 countries and more than 30 000 employees. You will work with some of the leading world brands across the Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies – who are all relying on my client to help them use the power of technology to achieve their ambition in this digital era. 

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.

Job Description

We are creating an internal User Experience team which will be responsible for driving the adoption of User Centred Design principles. The team will also be ideating and creating next-generation digital experiences to facilitate consumption of our Services.

As a UX/Interaction Designer you will be creating end to end user experiences and working across all of the digital touch points along the user journeys, to ensure that Clients experience an optimised user journey, which is targeted to their persona.

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 journeys and interactive prototypes across multiple digital touch points – including web, tablet, mobile
  • 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.
  • Creating ‘user experience’ which are as efficient as possible and intuitive, not requiring training or external help to utilise.
  • Design word class interfaces and interactions with a deep focus on balancing people needs, business drivers and technical possibilities
  • Keep abreast with latest industry developments, technical innovation and digital best practice that deliver groundbreaking concepts, benchmarking and best practise
  • Communicate visual concepts both on paper and using software applications like Invison, Sketch or Axure
  • Partner with stakeholder to re-design websites to make them responsive
  • Create mobile apps or mobile web apps, that are easy to use and are configured appropriately for smartphones and tablets

Skills

  • Requirements Capture and Synthesis – Using a variety of techniques to understand and synthesise user and business requirements. These techniques can include, user interviews, Usability testing and paper prototype workshops.
  • Benchmark Analysis – Ability to look at what are the trends in the market and how what we are doing compares to industry trends.
  • Persona Development – Ability to understand the users of our websites, portals, and applications and develop personas to guide the design process.
  • Customer Journey Mapping – mapping the end to end user journeys and identifying pain points and opportunities to delight clients.
  • Wireframing – Ability to create wireframes to help communicate and solidify concepts and ideas to guide the development team.
  • understand how to use specialist software such as Axure, Sketch and the Adobe Creative Suite
  • 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 stakeholders).
  • an interest in problem-solving
  • a keen visual awareness
  • the ability to relate well to other professionals and work in a specialist team
  • Global mindset, ability to work across multiple time zones 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.

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Amy Molony – Creative RecruiterAmy grew up in the humid seaside hood that is Durban. With a background in the film industry Amy has experience promoting South Africa as a film destination and reading and researching movie scripts.   She is passionate about good content and her love for the written word knows no bounds. She relishes being outdoors and during weekends, when she isn’t playing Ultimate Frisbee, she can be found hiking the Capes scenic mountains. Amy will be placing aspiring wordsmiths, social media managers, copywriters and editors.Contact manager
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