Join the Nourishing Africa Team

Product Designer
Nourishing Africa
Contract    |    Intermediate / Experienced    |    Graduate Degree    |    ICT Tech    |    Nigeria


Nourishing Africa is seeking to employ a Product Designer to join its team of young, dynamic professionals working to transform the agri-food industry in Africa. The candidate must have a passion for finding solutions that are customer-centric. You will work with other designers and cross-functional team members and will be required to utilize both qualitative and quantitative data to make informed decisions.  


In this role, you will be required to fulfill the following primary responsibilities working as a key member of the Nourishing Africa team: 

  • Set design requirements based on information from internal teams and user research
  • Identify new product improvement opportunities
  • Work closely with software developers to suggest improvements for products and processes
  • Create and manage a product backlog and prioritize features for development
  • Employ design concepts into functional prototypes
  • Analyze how a new product satisfies market needs and consumer preferences
  • Modify and revise existing designs to meet changing consumer preferences
  • Guide and direct the research and design for delivering key product enhancements (UX/UI, user journeys, onsite search, SEO, etc.) that best address users’ needs
  • Present product design ideas to cross-functional teams and senior leadership
  • Recommend new tools and technologies by staying abreast of the latest trends and techniques
  • Ensure cross-team schedules and processes are managed smoothly and efficiently
  • Use product usage data for informed decision making
  • Understand design impact through data and metrics
  • Plan and execute testing (user testing, A/B testing), synthesize large volumes of data, and discover patterns  


Desired Skills:

We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, committed to excellence, with a passion for the agriculture sector. Below are key qualifications that we require:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design, Product Management, IT, Engineering, or a related field
  • A firm grasp of market trends and consumer preferences
  • Proven experience in all phases of the design process including user research, copywriting, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, interaction design, and usability testing
  • Ability to collect, interpret and use both qualitative and quantitative feedback
  • Excellent eye for aesthetic design and customer appeal
  • Practical experience using computer-aided design software
  • Mastery and application of color, space, typography, iconography, illustration, and UX laws
  • Understanding of brand across different platforms
  • Ability to effectively communicate design concepts
  • Good technical and IT skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional team members
  • Creative problem-solving skills 

Deadline: Sep 30, 2021

Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the job title as the subject of the email.