Job: UX Designer

Title UX Designer
Categories Design/Creative
Date Posted11 June 2019
Salary R34k – 36k per month
Location City of Cape Town Metro
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Warning! Amazing Company Opportunity Below:

If you manage to join this company you will form part of their 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 this company 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.

Job Description

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

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 deep focus on balancing people needs, business drivers and technical possibilities
  • Keep abreast with latest industry developments, technical innovation and digital best practise that deliver ground breaking 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 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.

If you are keen to get involved in one of the most ambitious and fast growing companies around then please send through your CV and Portfolio to josh@recruitdigital.co.za

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Josh Markowitz – Creative RecruiterJosh is an Atlantic Seaboard guy through and through. He is a highly sociable and full of life. You can catch him on the phone to his candidates all day and djing at Cape Towns hottest clubs at night. Living an adventurous life he tries to bring that edge into the office space and is so much fun over the phone.Contact manager
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