Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Senior UI - UX Designer Jobs in Kenya

Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Senior UI - UX Designer Jobs in Kenya


Who we are

  • Busara is research and advisory firm dedicated to advancing and applying behavioral science in the Global South.

  • We work with governments, NGOs, private companies and academics to understand human behavior, and design solutions to overcome behavioral barriers to products, programs and policies as they scale.

    The position

  • The Digital Designer supports Busara’s new Communications division from its headquarters in Nairobi.

  • This is a position that cuts across all divisions at Busara and requires capability in user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design of our various digital assets.

  • The Digital Designer will ensure that all elements on our digital platforms are optimized for improved usability, readability, engagement, relevance and exceptional visual design.

  • With frequent ongoing projects within the organisation at once, there are a wide variety of digital design challenges and design needs.

  • These range from optimizing mobile application interfaces, designing digital products for testing and / or data collection, developing client-facing content platforms, to developing a culture of design-thinking at Busara.

  • The Digital Designer is responsible for delivering adaptive and creative solutions to UI/UX design problems by staying up to date with best practices and emerging trends in user experience design and user interface technology as well as enhance Busara’s outreach and reputation through compelling and beautiful design for both internal and external projects.

    Core Responsibilities

    The deliverables of the Digital Designer will more specifically, include (not exclusively):

  • Investigating user experience design requirements for our suite of digital assets.

  • Developing and conceptualizing a comprehensive UI/UX design strategy for the brand.

  • Producing high quality UX design solutions through wireframes, visual and graphic designs, flow diagrams, storyboards, site maps, and prototypes.

  • Designing UI elements and tools such as navigation menus, search boxes, tabs, and widgets for our digital assets.

  • Testing UI elements such as CTAs, banners, page layouts, page designs, page flows, and target links for landing pages.

  • Collaborating with internal and external designers to ensure the creation and delivery of tailored experiences for the digital user.

  • Providing advice and guidance on the implementation of UX research methodologies and testing activities in order to analyze and predict user behavior.

  • Adhering to style standards on typography and graphic design.


  • tarter, quickly grasps new concepts, has excellent project management skills and is focused on results.

    In particular, we are looking for candidates with:

  • Ability to quickly understand Busara’s business and organizational culture and how to use communications, testing and design to support that culture.

  • Proven ability to work well with diverse teams, under tight deadlines

  • Collaborative approach to design, receptive to input in the creative process

  • Clear, proactive communication, and ability to set expectations for timeline and scope of work

  • Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office

  • A portfolio of professional UI/UX design work for both web and mobile platforms

  • Experience with user-centered design principles

  • A history of contributing strategically to organizations, with an emphasis on communications and design

  • An ability to work with and inspire people from a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and experiences

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Busara Center for Behavioral Economics Senior UI - UX Designer Jobs in Kenya

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