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Product Designer

IT – Designer
Johannesburg – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
Are you a creative firebrand looking to blaze new trails in the world of product design?  Are you ready to embark on an exciting journey with a dynamic company that values innovation, creativity, and passion? Our client is looking for a Product Designer to join their dynamic team and help them bring their next groundbreaking product to life. As a key player in the design department, you’ll have the opportunity to unleash your creativity, tackle exciting challenges, and make a meaningful impact on the way people interact with their products. From concept development to prototype refinement, you’ll be at the forefront of the design process, collaborating with cross-functional teams to turn ideas into reality.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to understand project goals, user needs, and technical constraints.
  • Translate user insights and market trends into innovative product concepts and designs that elevate the user experience.
  • Create wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to visualize and communicate design ideas effectively.
  • Conduct user testing and gather feedback to iterate on designs and ensure usability and accessibility.
  • Work closely with engineering teams to ensure seamless implementation of designs while adhering to design principles and best practices.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and design tools to continuously enhance your skills and stay ahead of the curve.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Proven experience as a Product Designer or a similar role, with a strong portfolio showcasing your design process, creativity, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Figma, or similar software.
  • Solid understanding of user-cantered design principles, interaction design, and design thinking methodologies.
  • A passion for innovation, creativity, and pushing the boundaries of design to create memorable and impactful user experiences.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate design decisions and collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.