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Kenya Evergreen Requisition - User Interface Designer

  • Location
    (KENYA) and Nairobi
  • Job Reference
  • Functional Area/Experience
    IT / 3 Years

Job Description & Qualifications

An Evergreen Requisition is an advertisement for positions that Safaricom PLC hires for throughout the year. It is a way for Safaricom to build a database of qualified, interested individuals for a particular job function so that when there is a need to fill that type of role, the hiring process will be faster. By applying to an Evergreen Requisition, you are expressing your interest for a particular job function within the Safaricom family.

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The primarily role of an User interface Designer is to create, implement and improve design systems, elements, styles, user flows and visual artifacts.    

The roles of an Interaction Designer include:     

  • Execute all aesthetic design stages from concept to engineering hand off  
  • Establishing design principles + UI direction for the engineers  
  • Communicating with product managers, engineers, interaction designers, researchers and the team at large to define and implement product direction, visuals and experience  
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders  
  • Apply design thinking and fundamental design principles to interfaces  
  • Staying abreast of UI trends and looking for creative ideas and inspiration   
  • Testing and analysing recently released products/features to identify potential areas of improvement 

Job Skills/Competencies Required

  • Three or more years of experience and proven record of accomplishment.   
  • Must be collaborative, self-motivated, proactive, organised, punctual with  deliverables, a team player, curious, innovative, empathetic and quality and  result focused.
  • Must provide a strong work portfolio that demonstrates a deep  understanding and application of UI best practices. 
  • Experience using tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, UXPin, Quartz.  
  • Understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML5, CSS3 Javascript.  
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction  
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.  
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively  
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies  
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