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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

UI/UX Designer Job at awamo - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
UI/UX Designer

Jobs at:
awamo Uganda Ltd

Deadline of this Job:
Monday 11th December 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda





Job details:
Overview
The job entails designing and conceptualizing awamo’s business product requirements to best suit user interface appeal and user experience.
Qualifications

Academic/Skills

  • Bachelors’ degree in computer science, Information Technology, Software Engineering or any other related field – equivalent work experience will be considered as well
  • Fluency in English
Work experience

  • Min. 3 years working experience in UI/UX design and implementation (websites, web-applications, Android®) in a professional, high-demanding environment
  • Experience in developing UI/UX for financial services or high-end applications
  • Experience in high demand prototyping & documentation (design handbooks)
  • Proficient expertise in:
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • WordPress
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Bootstrap
  • Material Design
  • PowerPoint
Personality

  • Fast thinker/solution oriented
  • Ability to work with remote teams
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong analytical skills & structured approach to work
  • Willingness to work long or irregular hours
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
Team structure
Direct Supervisor

  • CTO
Direct Subordinates

  • n/a
Work hand in hand with

  • Product Managers
  • Business Analysts
  • Backend Developers
  • Web Developers
Responsibilities & duties

  • Align with the product management team about features, design/UI/UX and priorities
  • Develop and maintain awamo’s website (WordPress based)
  • Update company on latest UI trends and technology
  • Develop mockups and design concepts to facilitate application development
  • Continuously test for user experience on existing and newly developed features
  • Collaborate with product management and development to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction visuals and experience
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final handoff to development
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions
Key Performance Indicators

  • Turnaround time to develop conceptual designs
  • Customer feedback about user experience
Job application procedure
Candidates meeting the required qualifications should send their applications, academic documents and resumes (soft copy only) to HR.UG@awamo.com