Safaricom UX Designer Lead Job


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UX Designer Lead Job, IT Kenyan Jobs 2021, 

  We are pleased to announce the following Position in the  Digital IT Department  within the  Technology Division .   In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below. Brief Description

Reporting to the  Software Engineering Lead , the position holder will Lead user experience design direction for projects within DIT as well as Cultivating a culture of respect and collaboration with user experience, product management, and engineering partners to synthesize insights and shape product direction.

Responsibilities

  • Lead user experience design direction for projects within DIT.
  • Work with user experience research to develop user understanding and plan/support testing/validation.
  • Cultivate a culture of respect and collaborate with user experience, product management, and engineering partners to synthesize insights and shape product direction.
  • Promote feedback culture by both giving and receiving constructive and actionable feedback.
  • Work with user experience research to develop user understanding and plan/support testing/validation.
  • Be a significant contributor to the fostering of our design process and quality standards based on objective , data-driven evidence
  • Foster a collaborative and learning environment by partnering with stakeholders and facilitating design decisions to optimize for the user experience while balancing interests within technology, marketing, business, and executive partners
  • Be the “voice of the customer,” representing user needs in product design decisions
  • Advise on integrations and collaborations with external organizations
  • Facilitate workshops (Design Sprints, journey mapping, etc)
  • Be a manager and mentor to your direct reports

Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters or equivalent qualification in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
  • 4 – 8 years of experience as a user experience designer, product designer, digital designer, or similar role
  • Comfortable leading UX and UI design on projects, both as a single contributor and director of other designers
  • Experience working with multidisciplinary user experience and/or product teams (e.g., motion, interaction, user experience research, engineering, content strategy) on technical implementation.
  • Experience in creating and extending design systems for multiple platforms and form factors.
  • Experience in providing UX recommendations for both software and hardware.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Figma, InVision, Balsamiq, Zeplin, Framer, and the like is a must.
  • Ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, within a user-centered design process.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project deadlines.
  • Communication and problem-solving skills and the ability to build good working relationships.
  • Experienced in information architecture and complex taxonomies
  • Experience in an agile/scrum environment
  • Portfolio of UX design projects showcasing your process and project achievements.

How to Apply

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