Product Designer - Jobs in Kenya

Product Designer - Jobs in Kenya

  • We are seeking talented and motivated individuals for the role of Product Designer.

  • The role is responsible for leading all UX initiatives to help develop new ideas and innovation projects into user-centered solutions, in order to maximize adoption and success.

  • This individual must be well-versed in human-centered design, has a good eye for details, a strong sense of design, and keeps up to date with the latest trends in design and technology.

  • The ideal candidate should also have experience doing end-to-end UX and is familiar with the agile methodology.

  • Some working experience in the finance/payments industry and/or start-ups is preferred.

  • This person should also possess a can-do attitude, is comfortable taking initiatives, and is confident bringing their ideas and expertise to the table.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Lead UX efforts necessary for the success of a including user research, creating personas, establishing customer journeys and user flows, wireframing, interaction design, visual design, high-fidelity prototyping, user testing and validation, and implementation
  • Assist business teams in developing ideas from the initial problem statement through to defining features.
  • Work in an iterative manner rooted in user validation and feedback to build products with a high chance of success
    Communicate often and effectively with technical and non-technical team members to facilitate a smooth collaboration and make sure the project stays on track
  • Organize and lead UX workshops as needed based on the specific requirements of the project.

    Qualifications and Skills:
  • Recent portfolio demonstrating a
    thorough understanding of UX processes and user-centered design
  • 5+ years of experience as a UX designer that has successfully shipped mobile and web products, with at least 2 years of experience doing end-to-end UX
  • Expertise in using Figma (preferred), Sketch, Adobe XD, or other similar tools
  • Basic knowledge in HTML/CSS/JavaScript is a plus
  • Mindful of designing for accessibility
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment while ensuring timely delivery of artefacts
  • Experience working with a diverse team situated in multiple timezones
  • Excellent communication (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Must be self-motivated, proactive, and able to work well under pressure to manage competing demands
  • Must be a creative problem-solver with a strong customer focus
  • Must be a team-player with the ability to establish high-trust professional relationships quickly
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends in design and technology
  • Experience working in the finance/payments industry and/or start-ups a plus

    How to Apply

  • Send CV to by 2nd September 2022.

  • Clearly indicate the job title “Product Designer”

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