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UI / UX Designer

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Nairobi

1 week ago


Job Description

Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small shops to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services that were previously unavailable. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary. We are Seeking an experienced and accomplished UX designer with decent DevOps and brilliant scripting experience to automate and integrate prototypes and open-source platforms on the product team as a pre- or post-support for Engineering teams.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and interaction design, user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques
  2. Experience designing applications with multiple user touchpoints with a specialty in web design
  3. Portfolio of work demonstrating breadth and depth in UX and visual design
  4. Expertise in UX performance optimization using qualitative and quantitative assessment
  5. UX design experience across global markets
  6. In addition to expertise in web, working knowledge in design for mobile and other devices
  7. Ability to prototype in modern front-end code such as CSS, HTML, and JavaScript
  8. Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for design decisions

Education + Experience

  1. Master’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
  2. 3+ years of experience as a UX designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar