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Join the Nourishing Africa Team

UI/UX Designer
Nourishing Africa
Full Time    |    Intermediate / Experienced    |    Graduate Degree    |    ICT Tech    |    Nigeria

Summary:

Nourishing Africa seeks to employ a UI/UX 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 customer-centric solutions. You will work with cross-functional team members and will be required to utilize both qualitative and quantitative data to make informed decisions.

Description:

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

  • Collaborate with the software development team to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Design graphic user interface elements, including menus, tabs and widgets
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to web developers
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes
  • Create original graphic designs
  • Facilitate research and design for delivering key product enhancements that best address users' needs
  • Set design requirements based on information from internal teams and user research
  • Modify and revise existing designs to meet changing consumer preferences
  • Use product usage data for informed decision making
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems
  • Create and manage a product backlog and prioritize features for development  
  • Present product design ideas to cross-functional teams and the organization leadership
  • Recommend new tools and technologies by staying abreast of the latest trends and techniques 
  • 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 Design, IT, Engineering, or a related field
  • A firm grasp of market trends and consumer preferences
  • Excellent eye for aesthetic design and customer appeal
  • Cross-platform design experience (Web, Mobile, Tablet)
  • Proven experience in all phases of the design process including user research, copywriting, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, interaction design, and usability testing
  • Experience with design programs including Illustrator, Photoshop, Figma or Sketch
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to collect, interpret, and use both qualitative and quantitative feedback
  • Mastery and application of colour, space, typography, iconography, illustration, and UX laws
  • Ability to effectively communicate design concepts
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional team members
  • Knowledge of Html, CSS, and JavaScript 
  • Available to start immediately

Deadline: Rolling

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