UI UX Designer

  • Permanent Specialist position

  • Bellville, Western Cape

  • Undisclosed cost to company

  • Job 2055681 | Ref YVD

  • Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Fourier Recruitment

About the Position

Core Outputs:

  • Delivering interaction design sketches, wireframes, and prototypes that follow established design patterns, theory, and primary research for the company's in-house developed product portfolio
  • Use your UI expertise and best practices to create visual, interactive prototypes and screens that will be used to explain user experiences and application flows to the developers and project stakeholders
  • Ensure company's in-house developed products have a consistent, User-intuitive, look and feel ensuring platform specific best practices are adhere to
  • Create and maintain guidelines for visual assets
  • Working with target users in usability tests and contextual research
  • Performing expert evaluations of interactive products
  • Getting involved in product discovery work - workshops, personas, canvasses, journey maps

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A recognised qualification in UX Design or Information Architecture or Bachelor's degree with a focus on design would be highly desirable however we believe equivalent industry experience and a can-do attitude goes a long way
  • +- 3 years user interface design experience for web-based solutions
  • Strong experience in application user interface design and interactive application design
  • Experience in infrastructure monitoring, networking or information technology solutions
  • Experience designing wireframes
  • Previous UI Designer experience at an interactive agency highly desirable, though not essential

Skills and Competencies:

  • Excellent visual (sketches, wireframes, screen mock-ups, flow diagrams, etc.), verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Superior knowledge of user experience principles, graphic design standards, design trends, and techniques for web and mobile software products
  • Ability to translate verbal ideas into concepts and designs that demonstrate the user experience
  • Comfortable quickly adapting to dynamic timelines and requirement changes

What's in it for you:

A market related salary with good benefits. Training and conferencing benefits

  • A successful, worthwhile, challenging place to work, where creativity and innovation is encouraged
  • An agile environment that values people, interactions and great working solutions
  • An incredibly friendly, entrepreneurial culture - and some of the smartest people you could hope to meet.
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular Friday socials, team building and generally a social interactive culture

Process for applying:

The following needs to be provided for a successful application:

  • Sell yourself in a Cover Letter
  • Your CV is to include:
  • All previous employment (even if not related) with experience gained, duties and responsibilities
  • Technical competencies
  • Qualifications and Training
  • References
  • (Optional) Some examples of your work
  • Copy of your South African ID

Desired Skills

  • Solid knowledge of HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript

About The Employer

My client based in Bellville, Cape Town is passionate about the innovative pursuit of excellence in providing end-to-end IT management and consultative IT services that create reliable, robust and user friendly solutions. Through a culture of excellence, partnership and fun, we attracts and empowers staff with an inspirational work experience, world class software and globally renowned suppliers and partners to deliver services and solutions to their clients, helping to secure and enhance their IT reputations.

The successful candidate will display a passion for networking technology and will have a strong desire to learn. We have a hard-working, high pressured agile environment where constant learning is a given and initiative is a must. We encourage our team members to take ownership of their responsibilities.

Candidates who do not thrive under pressure and who are not inherently dedicated to being the best they can be through a self-learning attitude do not enjoy our environment.
My client is looking for a UX Designer to join their highly energetic products team. You will be working in an agile/scrum environment, alongside a dynamic, multi-skilled development team to iteratively deliver sound technical solutions across a suite of modules within the company's solution portfolio.

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