Remote in Stellenbosch
Middle Management

UI/UX Designer in Stellenbosch

About the role:

We are searching high and low for our next Product Designer to join our world-class team.

What will you be doing?

  • Work together with product management and engineering to build innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals, and experience
  • Participate in all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Develop original ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Prepare wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Discuss designs and key milestone deliverables with peers and executive-level stakeholders
  • Perform user research and evaluate user feedback
  • Set design guidelines, best practices, and standards
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • The production of high-fidelity prototypes
  • Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with our Product and Engineering teams, including the adjustment of specs and deliverables to meet product requirements and limitations.
  • Working with the Product, Engineering, and Project Management teams to bring new product features to life
  • Working as a UX Researcher and utilising a variety of testing techniques to inform and validate the direction of your design.
  • Keep abreast of competitors’ products and industry trends.

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrable work experience as a Product/UI/UX Designer.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills make you adept at working to tight deadlines.
  • Passionate about all things design, with the ability to demonstrate this through your work and when communicating with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Constantly looking to hone your design instinct through user feedback, whether through hands-on user research or designing options for multi-variant testing.
  • Proficient in industry-standard tools for producing designs, assets, and clickable prototypes; including Figma.
  • Fluent in current UX best practices and usability principles, interaction, and UI design trends.
  • Good understanding of front-end development to inform high-quality, implementable solutions. N.B. Programming skills are not a requirement, but certainly beneficial.
  • Confident in presenting and promoting your ideas, thinking, and design processes to a wider team, both across Product and Engineering, even with strong-willed and fast-paced teams

Requirements:

  • Profound UI design skills with a solid portfolio of design projects
  • Experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps
  • Significant experience with Figma (bonus)
  • Strong visual design skills with a good understanding of user-system interaction
  • Strong presentational and team player abilities
  • Strong problem-solving skills with a creative approach
  • A passion to be an incredible Product Designer and design incredible products!

UI/UX Designer in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch is a beautiful town in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is known for its scenic beauty, world-class vineyards, and historic architecture. The town is home to Stellenbosch University, which is a leading academic institution in South Africa, with a strong focus on research and innovation. Stellenbosch also has a growing tech industry, with a number of startups and established software companies operating in the area. Software development is a key area of focus in Stellenbosch, with a large number of talented software developers working in the town. These developers are highly skilled in a variety of programming languages and tools, and they work on a wide range of software projects, including web and mobile applications, software systems, and cloud-based solutions. There are many opportunities for software developers to build their careers in Stellenbosch, with companies offering competitive salaries and benefits packages to attract and retain the best talent. With its beautiful surroundings and strong tech industry, Stellenbosch is an attractive destination for software developers looking for an exciting and fulfilling career.

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