Senior Product Designer - Johannesburg
more than 14 days ago
One of our leading banks in SA is looking to hire a Senior Product Designer for a 4 month contract in Johannesburg to facilitate the user experience into the design of products and services and design interfaces to effectively communicate the brand and enrich the customers’ experience.
Develop compelling visual artefacts (UI layouts, interface elements, prototypes, high-level storyboards, mock-ups, wireframes etc.) to effectively communicate UI and UX needs.
Develop and maintain design elements, mock-ups, and specifications as needed
Research the latest visual design, UI and interaction concepts, presentation layer technologies, digital best practices, online trends, and provide recommendations for improvements.
Custodian for developing visual, UI and interaction design assets to be adopted within design system
Conducting best practice research to develop and improve UI and interaction design to solve end user problems effectively.
Formulate testing parameters to effectively assess user experience
Conduct competitor research to develop and improve features of products and to balance user needs, technical constraints, and business objectives to solve user problems effectively
Understand scope, requirements, and drive innovative solutions aligned with business goals and UX metrics
Develop user experience flows and integrating them to mock-ups, usage scenarios, prototypes, specifications, navigation maps, and other design documents
Create and evaluate interaction models, user task flows, screen designs, and UI details that promote ease of use and optimize the user experience
Effectively communicate ideas, both verbally and visually to gain stakeholder agreement
Collaborate actively and work effectively with cross-functional teams to ensure designs are successfully created and implemented to achieve the user goals
Advocate for the end-user throughout the development process and work closely with other members of the Service Design Team to craft a world-class user experience
Create solid recommendations and prioritization based on technology and business needs
Adhere to design standards by understanding and following the Design System
Adhere to our client centred design process
Consider user feedback from user testing results in order to deliver the best customer experience.
Accountable for time management within each project to ensure agreed deadlines are met.
Adhere to consistent design patterns and principles.
Align to technical infrastructure of the Group.
Support the achievement of the business strategy, objectives and values by ensuring delivery of process, services and solutions.
Identify training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from management.
Ensure all personal development plan activities are completed within specified timeframe.
Share knowledge and industry trends with team and stakeholders during formal and informal interaction.
Obtain buy-in for developing new and/or enhanced processes (e.g. operational processes) that will improve the functioning of stakeholders’ businesses by highlighting benefits in support of the implementation of recommendations.
Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in the Organisation’s Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc).
Participate and support corporate responsibility initiatives for the achievement of business strategy (e.g. Green Strategy).
Seek opportunities to improve business processes and systems by identifying and recommending effective ways to operate and adding value to the Organisation.
Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
Design Certification from an accredited Design School
Type of Exposure:
Accuracy of realisation of design
Analysing and interpreting quantitative and qualitative data for accurate design and implementation
Communicating design guidelines and guidelines to different stakeholders
Finding better/new ways to do things / improve / redesign
Have an in-depth understanding of architecting, designing and the implementation of a DevOps tool chain for an SME business.
Minimum Experience Level:
5-8 years’ experience
Technical / Professional Knowledge:
Relevant design tools
Writing, editing, proofreading, layout and design skills