Vacancy: Digital/Product Designer

The Basics


Industry
: IT – Software

Reports into:  IT Project Manager

Location:  JHB Area, remote

Role type:  Contract – 12 months

About the Role

Our Product Design team oversees the strategy, ideation, design, plan and execution of all digital products and features created for our members. 

We are seeking a Product Designer to join our growing product team. The Designer will determine the pain points and challenges of our users, identify opportunities, and implement workable solutions that are aligned with our business goals. The Designer will also contribute to the establishment of our design system, as well as our ongoing efforts to create a high-quality, consistent experience across our products. 

We are committed to improving the lives of our members and providing the best possible work environment for our employees. Come be a part of a team of designers passionate about creating the very best product for millions of users.

 

What you will do:

The successful candidate will be required, but not limited to:

  • Contribute to multiple digital project solutions running concurrently and working collaboratively with a multi-disciplined team
  • Evaluate business requirements and define user needs, in collaboration with key stakeholders
  • Create flows, sketches, wireframes, prototypes and other design artifacts needed to effectively communicate specific features and functionality
  • Present designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and stakeholders and guide the collection, synthesis and integration of feedback
  • Confidently lead projects to success through clear communications, decisive action and stellar work
  • Conduct usability testing, document results and suggest recommendations
  • Work with, maintain and evolve a scalable design system to be used across platforms
  • Contribute to other initiatives for the team

Skills & competencies required

  • 3+ years of experience designing for web and mobile platforms (iOS and Android) 
  • Confidence to think about high-level product vision, understand constraints, and contribute to a fantastic user experience
  • Solid understanding of the design thinking process, as well as a passion and know-how for influencing design strategy
  • Expert knowledge of Sketch or similar design tool
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Experience partnering with user researchers
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • A solid and up-to-date understanding of best practices, developments, and trends in web, mobile, Human Interface Guidelines and Material Design
  • A great attitude, collaborative spirit and openness to giving and receiving feedback
  • Desire to learn, grow and teach skills to further your abilities and the abilities of the team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
  • Experience communicating with cross-functional teams
  • Experience designing for various groups of people (international audiences, multi-language localization, accessibility for people with disabilities, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Interested?

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