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Location:
Johannesburg, Gauteng

UI/UX Designer (JHB)

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ENVIRONMENT:

Design graphic elements and build navigation components for a global Mobile Communications giant seeking a passionate & highly talented UI/UX Designer to join its Joburg team. Your core role will be to create both functional & appealing features for interactive programs that enhance the customer experience while facilitating user-friendly software. You will require a portfolio of professional design projects that includes work with web/mobile applications with experience in design software and wireframe tools including XML, XSD, VUE framework, jQuery UI and HTML, proven experience in the Telco sector & a solid understanding of web portal structures, front end framework technologies, UI front end to back end communications.

 

DUTIES:

UI design and UX for new features.

Develop UI mockups and prototypes.

Create original graphic designs e.g. images, sketches and tables.

Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders.

Design style standards on fonts, colours and images.

Craft the UX journey and proposed functionality to enable software developers to bring to life intuitively usable product features and functionality.

Collaborate with the Technical Designer, Architect and Software Development team of each of the products to align on the implementation of new features and functionality.

Assess new technologies and strategise on modernisation of older UI frameworks.

Identify opportunities to improve an existing product’s features or, in the case of a new product, uncover the main features needed for a minimum viable product.

Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g. usability, findability) within the constraints of existing products and their technical design.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Proven experience in the Telco sector.

Proven experience working as a UI and UX Designer in a software development environment

Understanding of software development processes and web technologies.

Having a solid understanding of web portal structures, front end framework technologies, UI front end to back end communications.

Working understanding of XML, XSD, VUE framework, jQuery UI and HTML.

Portfolio of design projects.

Excellent visual design skills.

Wireframing and UI prototyping.

Empathy for the user and their journey.

 

Advantageous –

Understanding of the mobile telephony industry with specific focus on the services provided by MNOs to subscribers.

Graphic Arts or Fine Arts background.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to communicate effectively with teams working remotely

Creative thinker with a vision.

Attention to detail and aesthetics.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

COMMENTS:

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