Lipa Later User Experience - Design Jobs in Kenya

Lipa Later User Experience - Design Jobs in Kenya

Company Information:

Odyssey Capital is a consumer finance organization leveraging financial inclusion by allowing people to pay for otherwise unaffordable smart devices and other consumer items in affordable monthly instalments.

Our core product is Lipa Later (Pay later).

To ensure our clients receive nothing short of a high quality range of emerging and trending products, we continue to engage in partnerships with quality brands including but not limited to Samsung East Africa, Anisuma, Oppo Kenya, Infinix, Startimes, Jumia, Saruk, Tile and Carpets, House Wifes Paradise.

Responsibilities

The role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Understand product specifications and user psychology
  • Conduct concept and usability testing and gather feedback
  • Create personas through user research and data
  • Define the right interaction model and evaluate its success
  • Develop wireframes and prototypes around customer needs
  • Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g. usability, findability)
  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers
  • Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends

    Experience, Skills and Qualifications Required
  • Proven experience as a UX Designer, UI
  • Designer or similar role
  • Strong portfolio of design projects
  • Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery, Ajax and
    Node js.
  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, NodeJS, ReactJS
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
  • Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
  • A UI/UX designer is expected to deliver finished resources for the developer to incorporate into the app. However, quite often a front-end web developer needs to make some small adjustments.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / Mercurial / SVN. Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 4th July 2019
  • All written applications and CVs should be submitted to careers@lipalater.com.
  • For more information and job application details, see; Lipa Later User Experience - Design Jobs in Kenya

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