Responsibilities:

– Collaborate with product managers and engineers with requirements gathering

– Design and prototype elegant solutions for POS, web and mobile applications

– Combine UX thinking with design execution, to produce usable and intuitive user interfaces via discovery iterations

– Plan and execute usability testing and other user research methods to validate outcomes and assumptions

– Iterate and deliver all visual designs and assets from concepts to a final version for Product Development

– Collaborate with the rest of the design team to evolve and refine our design system, ensuring visual cohesion and engineering efficiency across all user touchpoints

– Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce a brand’s style or voice through its visual touchpoints

– Be involved in understanding both graphic design and computer programming challenges

– Support design requests from other departments

– Understand user needs, use empathy to understand, develop solutions that solve their problems, and listen effectively.

– Take part in user research in order to understand the target audience

– Translate product requirements into user journeys and transform them into intuitive, and functional designs.​

– Establish and promote design guidelines, ensuring best practices and standards

– Analyze product metrics analytics (GA, Mixpanel) in order to evaluate effectiveness of existing copy.

Specifications/Requirements:

– Bachelor Degree in Computer Science / Multimedia with Computer Interaction subject, Interaction Design subject

– 3-5 years of product design experience, with an emphasis on mobile (Native & responsive) and web designs

– 2+ years’ experience in the financial services or tech startup industry

– Experience using Design Thinking (or similar design methodology) preferred

– Able to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously

– Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

– Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques, and technologies

– Solid experience in creating and presenting wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and sitemaps

– Proficiency in design, wireframe and prototype tools and platforms (Figma, Adobe CC, Lookback, Maze)

– Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

– Knowledge in HTML, CSS, is a plus

– Web design / Animation is a plus

– Mobile development knowledge is a plus

Interested candidates can send your CVs to jobs@ascendcorp.com or contact our recruiter via 016 777 664.