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UX/UI Developer/Designer

Remuneration:negotiable Market related 
Location:Johannesburg, Bryanston
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Senior

A UX and UI developer/designer role is available within a large consulting company situated in Bryanston.

Purpose of this position:
  • The company services opportunities for solutions to be built using Native Mobile, Hybrid Mobile, Web, Responsive web software
  • The purpose of this position is to execute visual and interaction design web and/or mobile applications.
Job context:
  • The User experience designer will work in a professional and comfortable work environment where the core focus is on learning, growth, knowledge sharing, teamwork and collaboration.
  • The User experience designer must work in a team with developers, project managers, user interface designers and testers within boundaries of strict project deadlines.
  • The User experience designer may be exposed to all major web and mobile technologies with excellent training opportunities both internally and externally.
  • Exposure that occurs will predominantly be through project-based engagements but may also take place via placements, outsourced teams and support and enhancement engagements.
  • The User experience designer will either be based at the Company’s Digital Head Office or on a client’s premises full time
  • If based at the Company’s Head Office, the candidate must be willing to occasionally travel to customer sites as necessary
  • There is a possibility of international travel.
Key performance areas and key performance indicators:
  • Customer relations.
  • Analysis and elicitation of design and user experience requirements.
  • Documentation skills, i.e. the standard, quality and clarity of documents.
  • The ability to solve problems.
  • Billable hours.
  • Quality of designs artefacts
  • Communication skills, written and verbal
  • Quality of wireframes and mock-ups
  • Responsible for designing elegant, simple, hard-working interfaces that may be used by hundreds of thousands of people every day
  • Working with the business analysts, product owners, businesses, management and tech leads to understand and translate business problems into product features
  • Sketching on paper and whiteboards to help others develop an idea
  • Using Axure, Invision, balsamiq, or other tools to create high and low fidelity wireframes
  • Presenting prototypes to users to see how well your design works
  • Monitoring and reviewing the product team’s output at every stage
  • Making decisions that will push the team to produce a better product
  • Evangelising UX design to your team’s business partners
  • Mentoring other UX designers
  • Helping to shape how the design team will grow and evolve as the product does

Required (not-negotiable):
  • Grade 12 senior certificate (matric)
  • A relevant degree or diploma in graphical design and/or user experience design
Advantageous (nice to have):
  • Courses/certifications in related area of speciality (HTML5, mobile technologies, web design)
  • Courses/certifications in Usability
  • Courses/certifications in Graphic Design software (Adobe suite, etc)
  • Courses/certifications in Prototyping software (Axure, etc)
  • Courses/certifications in Digital Marketing

Required (not-negotiable):
  • Good knowledge of mobile UI guidelines for Web, Hybrid and Native Mobile applications and the nuances between them
  • An impressive background with experience creating interfaces, large-scale web or mobile apps
  • An intuitive feeling for the way products should be across apps, web, kiosk and other touch points
  • Experience leading interdisciplinary teams in creating products that consider innovation and usability
  • Digital marketing
  • User interface and user experience design
  • Web design
  • Mobile design (iOS phone and tablet, Android phoneand& tablet, Mobile Web, Web, Responsive Web, Hybrid)
  • User Journeys
  • Personas
  • Storyboarding
  • Wireframes, POCs, Mock-ups
  • Prototyping
  • Creation of graphical elements using graphic design software
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • Premiere
    • InDesign
  • Mobile Web technologies (HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery)
  • Development Best Practices.
  • Development Methodologies.
  • HTML5 and CSS
  • Understanding of Style Guides
  • Design languages
  • Conduct usability assessments
  • Rapid prototyping tools
    • Axure
    • Balsamiq
    • Invision
Advantageous (nice to have):
  • Atlassian suite of products (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Exposure to an AGILE software development environment
  • Source Control Systems
  • AGILE Software Development Practises
  • Business analysis experience

Required (not-negotiable):
  • Engaging presentation and visual communication skills
  • Requirements gathering workshops
  • Creation of POC’s
  • Creation of Wireframes
  • Information Architecture Definition
  • Site map design
  • Usability Reviews
  • Estimation of effort required to carry out design tasks
  • Digital Marketing
  • Creation of responsive designs
  • iOS (phone and tablet)
  • Android (phone and tablet)
  • Creating Corporate Identities
  • Colour Palate definition
  • Exposure to AGILE development practices
Advantageous (nice-to-have):
  • Atlassian tools or other task tracking and collaboration toolkits
  • Web and Mobile Analytics.
  • Source Control Systems

Posted on 13 Jun 09:50

Diane Robertson

+27 83 685 0688
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