Senior UX/UI Designer

  • Cape Town CBD Remote
  • Salary: R35 000.00 – R45 000.00 Per Month
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Advertising
  • Reference: 1717252

Apply before Jan 10 2021 |

Vacancy Details

Employer: MakeReign

Advanced level designer with extensive (5+ years) and demonstrated expertise in visual, interface and interaction design with an ability to lead the projects you are on. Displays an expert level understanding of user-centered design.  You have thorough grasp and expertise in industry standard design software, including Sketch, Figma and others and provide assistance to others on these tools. You are a respected partner amongst their peers, and have a willingness to help and mentor those around you. Actively provides constructive, actionable critique on the work of others. You have an understanding of the role business plays in design,  demonstrating a sophisticated grasp of the business objectives for all of your projects. You possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Can present formally to both the team and clients in a clear, compelling and articulate manner.

What you’ll be required to do:

  • Collaborate with the team to define and implement innovative solutions for product direction, visuals and experience. Drive several digital projects to completion including websites, mobile applications, branding, and more.
  • The ability to see projects through from inception to production.
  • Handle multiple projects in an agile, fast-paced environment.
  • Bring business and product strategy to creative execution to drive results.
  • Participate in creative brainstorming sessions with clients and internal project teams.
  • Conceptualise original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks.
  • Design solutions that incorporate modern usability and interaction design practices, including both responsive and device-native strategies.
  • Take time to understand project and design requirements. Ask questions if you’re stuck.
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and sitemaps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Build presentations, craft documentation, and deliver asset kits to developers and other team members.
  • Work closely with clients and present work and ideas to them.
  • Work actively to improve design skills through design projects (both client and other).
  • Ensure work is completed timeously and to the benchmark standard set by MakeReign.
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards.
  • Solving problems through proactive problem solving.
  • Stay up to date on current themes, trends, and technologies in digital product design.

Candidate Requirements

What you’ll bring?

  • You know the ropes, bringing 5+ years experience of working in a product focused design studio, start up or company. Work on mobile applications is a must!
  • Strong knowledge of user-centered experience design, interaction design, and the creative process. You’re a great design and user experience talent!
  • The ability to solve challenges and provide strong solutions to clients challenges / needs / opportunities.
  • You take ownership of your milestones and deliverables.
  • You sweat the details, ensuring all your designs are of the highest design standards.
  • Knowledge of and experience using Figma / Sketch.
  • A solid point-of-view and a collaborative nature.
  • An entrepreneurial and independent spirit.
  • A diverse sense of taste with the knowledge necessary to apply to various challenges.
  • Real passion for our craft: design, creativity, technology.