Lead User Interface Designer Jobs vacancy in Kenya 2013
We are looking for individuals who are yearning to do the best work of their lives. To put their names into something that will shape Africa in the coming decades, to be part of a team that built something for the continent that we proudly call home.
Position Overview: We are looking for a sharp eye, brilliant mind and fast hands. As our first senior designer, you will shape the image of our company by translating sketches into visible brand symbols and elements.
About this role
As a designer you will work with developers throughout all stages of the product cycle.
- Translate design requirements and collaborate closely to create creative digital assets.
- Design, extend and prepare visual concepts and features the company.
- Work with the team leader to collect and synthesize requirements and articulate into a coherent user need.
- Partner with developers to inform and improve design recommendations and understand what constitutes a successful design for a given problem.
- Define visual strategies and apply design methodologies to develop concepts and graphic elements for digital properties development.
- Develop and maintain design wireframes, mockups, and specifications as needed
- Create and advance site-wide style guides
- Experience with User Experience Design.
- Experience developing consumer or commercial web application interfaces
- Knowledge of current methodologies and tools used in user-centered design
- Strong portfolio demonstrating high-caliber visual and interaction skills
- Mastery of the Adobe Creative Suite, specifically, Photoshop and Illustrator
- Strong graphic design skills, including an eye for good typography, composition, and use of color
- Detail oriented, driven and self-motivated
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize projects, and communicate progress and expected milestones
- Comfortable & disciplined enough to work with no supervision at all.
- Designing user growth-related features for social products/services
- Designing for mobile web clients
- Conducting user testing.