KRA User Interface (UI) /User Experience (UX) Designer -Supervisor Jobs in Kenya

KRA User Interface (UI) /User Experience (UX) Designer -Supervisor Jobs in Kenya


Job Summary

The job holder is responsible for;

  • User Interface Design and User Experience Design

  • Review of Application interfaces for usability improvement

  • Development of new user interfaces for systems that automate business processes and maintenance of existing

  • Providing continual UI/UX improvements to systems and supporting systems by ensuring that solutions designed to address business needs meet the required quality standards.

  • Developing User Interfaces for new systems as per the Requests for Change(RFC’s) and in line with procedures and standards

  • Coordinating with developers and UI designers

  • Performing usability tests on applications

    Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for Hands-on design and delivery of UI/UX application design work

  • Designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets.

  • Optimize existing user interface designs

  • Develop the information architecture of digital products

  • Develops new systems to automate business processes in conformity with design artefacts contained in System Change Requests (SCRs)

  • Conducts peer reviews and unit tests of developed solutions to guarantee quality before final submission to Quality Management

  • Prepares documentation (User manuals, Technical manuals, deployment instructions, roll back instructions, etc) to ensure that they meet set quality standards

  • Ensures that solutions that have been developed are properly packaged and that all the components and requisite documentation are included in the package, for submission to Quality Management.

  • Ensures that the approved coding standards are consistently applied in every solution developed.

  • Participates in system demonstration, and ensures issues arising in demos are addressed.

  • Addresses issues that arise during deployment of the newly developed solutions in the QA test environment.

  • Resolves issues arising from QA tests, for solutions that do not pass QA standards and Information System Security policies.

  • Ensure compliance to ISO (9001:2015 and 27001:2013) and data security requirements.

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    Academic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Telecommunications or any other IT related field.

    Required Certifications/Trainings

  • Professional Certification or Training in any one of the following areas is required:

  • UI/UX training/Certification

  • Systems Development i.e. Java Programming, Web Design and Development, Oracle Developer etc.

  • Business Systems Analysis i.e. CBAP Certification / Training

  • Systems Modelling and Design Techniques

  • Process Modelling and Design Techniques

    Desired Certifications

  • Certification or training in any of the following areas will be an added advantage:

  • Training in middle level management / Supervisory Skills courses.

  • IT Governance i.e. ITIL or COBIT 4/5

  • Project Management i.e. PMP or Prince 2

  • Training or Certification in Database Administration i.e. Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL or Microsoft SQL Server.

  • Training in operating systems i.e. Windows, Linux or Unix.

    Technical Skills Required:

  • The Job holder must:

  • Proven experience in User Experience (UX) design including

  • Customer and competitor analysis

  • User research on
    interacting with systems

  • Information architecting

  • Prototyping and wire-framing

  • Testing and iterating

  • Proven experience in User Interface (UI) design including

  • Branding

  • Visual design

  • Colour, typography, and layouts

  • Design research

  • Interactivity and animation

  • UI prototyping

  • Proven skills in Oracle development and database management tools

  • Proficiency in Java programming language and PL/SQL

  • Expert knowledge of scripting languages (PHP, ASP, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of structured programming and database design concepts

  • Expert knowledge of web based technologies (HTML, XML, XHTML, DHTML, SOAP, JSON, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of internet and messaging protocols i.e. HTTP, FTP, SOAP and REST

  • Working knowledge of web development tools (Dreamweaver, Microsoft.NET, Drupal, Joomla, etc.)

  • Working knowledge of Linux/Unix and Windows operating system platforms

  • Working experience with relational databases (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server)

  • Knowledge of system design and modelling techniques

  • Working knowledge of systems design and modelling tools (Enterprise Architect, TraceCloud, etc.)

  • Basic knowledge of the following tools: process modelling (MS Visio, etc.), Project Management i.e. MS Project and Presentation i.e. MS PowerPoint

    Relevant Work Experience

  • Required Proven experience in User interface/User Experience design, development and implementation of enterprise business systems.

  • Experience in design and development of systems for tax administration will be an added advantage.

  • At least three (3) years’ experience as a UI/UX designer and software developer in a busy organization.

    Competencies

  • The Job holder must:

  • Have good understanding of the KRA’s goals and objectives.

  • Be resilient, focused, results oriented and a team player.

  • Have strong analytical, diagnostic, decision making and problem solving skills.

  • Have strong abilities to conduct research affecting business and propose suitable solutions /products.

  • Have ability to pay attention to details and work under minimum supervision and for long hours within constraints.

  • Have strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.

  • Have good negotiation skills.

  • Be able to build and maintain strong relationships with contracted parties, third party organizations, users and staff.

  • Have Change management skills.

  • Ability to interact confidently with users to establish what the problem is and explain the solution.

  • Ability to prioritize competing work commitments and deliver on time.

  • Passion for innovation and creativity.

  • High levels of integrity.

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; KRA User Interface (UI) /User Experience (UX) Designer -Supervisor Jobs in Kenya


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