You:Live to create user experiences that people love and therefor know that in order for innovative digital products and services to work they need to speak to a human being not a robot. You love to shape what a product actually does more than just what it looks like. You enjoy working closely with an Engineer and Product Manager in a tight-knit team to turn customer problems into simplistic user-friendly solutions. You're keen to experiment and push the boundaries for whichever device is most suited to solving the problem (desktop, tablet, mobile, etc.)
Requirements:• Has demonstrable experience, preferably more than 2 years, designing interfaces for interactive web services and software across multiple platforms and devices.• Is proficient in the web design process and experienced with software like Adobe Creative Suite – ie: you understand how to work with layers, vectors, bitmaps and the like.• Is able to contribute through all phases of the product design process, from the strategic process, through to wireframing, prototyping and supplying assets to developers. • Understands concepts like user experience, performance, usability and has a portfolio of work that displays an ability to design useful, communicative interfaces.• Works well in a team and finds the idea of designing collaboratively with developers, product owners, clients and users, appealing.• Immaculate attention to detail.
What you’ll doCollaborate with developers, designers and strategists to turn ideas into working products.Develop products and services across web, mobile, and connected devices.Work using tests, pull requests, and continuous integration to ensure a high level of quality in your code and an excellent end product for consumers.Use Agile techniques to iteratively ship products in small, self-organised teams.
Where we’ve made a differenceWe conceived, designed and released YoDJ, a Jukebox music platform. www.yodj.fmWe’ve tried to evolve online education with crowdsourcing (it was a failure)We’ve worked with large media companies like Barclays Africa and Vital to help revolutionise their approach with efficiencies and revenue models.We incubated our own revenue generating start-up to help co-workers become better with recognition. Hi5 - www.get5.ioWe’re currently working with a number clients on challenging new propositions in fintech, AI, health and travel.
Remuneration:• Market related, depending on skills & experience.
Province:• Western Cape
City:• Cape Town
Job level:• Mid to Senior