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Digital & UI/UX Designer (Remote)

Media/Marketing/Sales
Remote

ENVIRONMENT:
DESIGN functional web interfaces & create engaging user experience across digital and software products of a rapidly growing Digital Agency seeking a highly talented and ambitious Digital & UI/UX Designer to join its team. Your role will also include conducting user-testing and designing on-brand creative assets for a variety of digital channels including social media advertising graphics, display campaigns, email templates and brand campaigns. You will require Matric/Grade 12, a Graphic Design Diploma or other relevant tertiary qualification, at least 3 years’ work experience in a similar role & strong proficiency in Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and other tools in the Adobe Creative Suite. Each applicant must present a UX/UI design portfolio.
 
DUTIES:
  • Translate high-level requirements into intuitive, functional and good-looking interfaces across multiple clients and projects. For websites, apps, microsites, backends and internal systems.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to build out user-journeys and wireframe out functional prototypes.
  • Conduct user-testing research and testing and implement the outcomes where applicable.
  • Communicate design ideas to Developers and clients.
  • This role from time to time will require you to design on-brand creative assets for a variety of digital channels: websites, social media advertising graphics, display campaigns, email templates and brand campaigns.
  • Collaborate with a remote team of Designers to deliver on creative and interfaces that are conceptually strong, brand-appropriate and aligns with brand standards.
  • Take briefs from concept to roll-out. Working with the Operations team, Project Managers, Co-designers and Developers to execute.
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Wireframe and design prototypes for multiple platforms and devices.
  • Identify UX problems and implement creative problem solving.
  • Participate in briefing and brainstorming sessions to share ideas.
  • Scope on briefs and provide time estimates to Operational team.
  • Stay on top of trends and best practices in the field.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • Matric / Grade 12.
  • Relevant Graphic Design Diploma or tertiary qualification.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Strong competence in Sketch & Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
  • A strong UX/UI design portfolio.
  • Ability to solve challenges through creative UX thinking.
  • Comfortable speaking and presenting to clients.
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ATTRIBUTES:
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to uphold brand style guidelines and produce channel-appropriate work.
  • Manages time effectively, ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Detail-oriented individual who reviews work carefully and maintains quality control. 
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and collaborate with a team.