Job: UX/UI Designer

Title UX/UI Designer
Categories Design/Creative
Date Posted09 July 2018
Salary R50k – 80k per month
Location Johannesburg North
Information

UX/ UI designer

My client is looking for Mid to senior level UX/UI designers to work on site at one of South Africa’s big four banks for a six-month contract.

Responsibilities

  • Participating in providing user experience leadership to the design and development team; 
  • Ideate new user journeys for systems;
  • Translate business requirement specifications into valuable user journeys and interface designs, including: design and deliver in a tool of choice high-fidelity system wireframes, user interfaces and user experience journeys
  •  Take wireframes in any format freehand, via a wireframing tool or in high fidelity and translate this into usable designs;
  •  Assist developers in applying design to a system or framework;
  •  Build full and applicable user interfaces;
  • Perform best practice research on user interfaces and user experience tools, processes and applying this to the work completed;
  • Document detailed user stories;
  • Create detailed wireframes, storyboards, prototypes, user flows, written specifications and sitemaps;
  • Facilitate user testing labs with relevant participants from a design and experience perspective and/ or rapidly implement user workshop feedback and findings into design;
  • Document findings from labs and user experience recommendations on current systems, prototypes or journeys and interfaces to present to relevant team members;
  • Use tools such as Invision, Adobe Creative Cloud, Framer, Sketch, Axure, Mockplus, Fireworks and UXPin as and when needed to present prototypes, concepts and journeys as well as to validate user journeys and user interface designs;
  • Maintaining an up to date knowledge of the latest UX/UI and CX trends, techniques, and technologies and presenting new trends to the team when required.

The ideal candidate will have

  • A Passion for design in the technology field;
  • Experience in user-centered design with hands-on experience from initial wireframes to developing prototypes and providing final assets;
  • A degree or diploma in web design, human-computer interaction or related work experience;
  • Background in mass-market web and mobile products preferred;
  • Working knowledge of Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud and InVision;
  • Familiarity with agile development;
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies;
  • Self-starter comfortable working within a team environment;
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills, with confidence to present and engage on design work; and
  • Experience in Fintech or financial services environment a bonus.
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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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