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Senior UX/UI Designer

About Retro

Retro Rabbit is South Africa's top company for software development, user experience and design thinking. Retro Rabbit has over 100 highly-qualified engineers and creatives that build ingenious leading-edge solutions for companies, both nationally and internationally.

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Experience Senior Designer at Retro Rabbit. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing the experience, interface and interaction of digital solutions and working with other Experience Designers. S/He should have a willingness to learn. S/He should be a team player with an eye for detail and possess excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Problem Solving
  • Recommend and execute improvements
  • Client communication
  • Continuous professional development

APPLICATION SHOULD INCLUDE:

  • Cover letter
  • Most recent and updated CV
  • Portfolio containing all work done previously (showcasing too much is better than too little)
  • All relevant (previous and current) certified academic transcripts i.e. not proof of qualification, but specific transcripts
  • ID document / Passport

REQUIREMENTS

Academic Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 year degree or
  • Honours degree is preferable
  • Degree must be either:
    • Information Design (BA IDS/IOW)
    • Interaction Design
    • Communication Design
    • BIS Multimedia

Previous Work Experience:

  • At least 7 years prior work experience in UX/UI design (working with multiple design programs/ software)
  • Experience in integrating with software developers throughout the life cycle of a project (e.g. using Zeplin)
  • Experience in dealing with clients directly

Job requirements: 

Technical Requirements:

  • User Research: Identify what users use / appeals to them, create descriptive user persona’s detailing characteristics of different kinds of users
  • Pain Points of the Journey: Highlight main reasons or needs of the application/ site or improvements on the application/site
  • UX Strategy: Detailing and communication plans of improvement, integrating user research and identification of pain points of the journey
  • Wireframes: Create visuals of plans of action for implementation or improvement to the journey through low to medium fidelity wireframes
  • User Interface Design: Visual implementation of ideas
  • Familiarity with creating prototypes
  • Experience with integration tools
  • Ability to create / develop comprehensive wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
  • Communicate interaction and design ideas efficiently
  • Conduct user testing, interpret feedback and incorporate into future iterations of the solution
  • Ability to investigate and solve experience and interface problems throughout a project

Soft Skills Required:

  • Ability and willingness to learn new design programs / software
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Resourcefulness and troubleshooting aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Eye for detail
  • Team player
  • Problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies
  • Proactiveness
  • Integrity
  • Great Attitude
  • Listening Skills
  • Humility

Reference Number: 

SNRUIUx01

Company: 

Retro Rabbit

City: 

Gauteng

Country: 

ZA

Salary: 

Market Related

Job Type: 

fulltime

Industry: 

Information Technology