Datafin

UX Designer (Remote)

IT – Software Development
Cape Town – Western Cape ~ Remote

ENVIRONMENT:
YOUR keen eye for exceptional user experience as a talents UX Designer is sought by a leading FinTech company looking to utilise your experience to help shape the direction of its product offering. person needs to be able to understand complex problems/use cases and be familiar and comfortable with the UX design process. The ideal candidate must present a portfolio of design projects, have a BSc Degree in Computer Science/IT/Informatics or other relevant tertiary qualification, have 3-7 years’ experience in a similar role with proficiency in wireframe tools Balsamiq & Axure and Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop. You must be able to illustrate design ideas using storyboards and process flows and preferably have experience in Asset Management and Financial Services.
 
DUTIES:
  • Perform strategic UX research consisting of the following –
    • Stakeholder interviews
    • Competitor product reviews
    • User interviews
    • Existing product audits
    • Analysis and review of research
  • Create requirements for content and functionality.
  • Explore contextual user scenarios.
  • Document the scope of the UX which includes a common understanding of features, schedules, and milestones.
  • Interaction Design.
  • Information Architecture.
  • Interface Design.
  • Navigation Design.
  • Visual Design.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • BSc Computer Science, B.IT or Informatics related Degree.
 
Experience/Skills –
  • 3-7 Years’ experience as a UX Designer.
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g., Balsamiq, Axure).
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards and process flows.
  • Experience in information and technology service.
  • Experience in Asset Management and Financial Services (preferred).
  • Portfolio of design projects.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • A passion to learn.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills (core to the role).
  • Ability to self-manage and self-motivate.
  • Able to effectively plan and structure tasks.
  • Meets deadlines.
  • Goal oriented.
  • Team player.
  • Adaptable, ability to work in Agile environment. 
  • Reporting.