Role Summary

Go2Africa is recruiting for the role of a Senior UI / UX Designer. This position will require the successful candidate to create innovative and engaging web-based user-interface design to visually solve problems and collaborate on opportunities consistent with Go2Africa’s overall brand strategy. The successful candidate will also contribute to user-experience thinking, working with the Marketing Department to use research, reporting and testing outcomes to inform creative direction and transform the overall end-user experience.

Functional Responsibilities

• User-Interface Design
• Universal / Inclusive Design
• User-Experience Foundations
• Graphic Design
• Creative Conceptualization
• Design Sysstem / Asset Management

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Matric
  • Tertiary qualification in Marketing or a related field

Experience

  • 5 + years of Web/UI design experience, in an Agency or Digital Marketing Department (essential)
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating marketing design skills that deliver engaging and effective solutions across platform, device types and screens (essential)

Knowledge of

  • Web/UI design:
    • Product design (preferably e-commerce/fashion/travel)
    • Graphic/visual design
    • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Animate, Premier Pro)
    • Design System tools (Invision, Sketch)
  • UX design
    • HTML5, CSS, Javascript
    • UX design methods (information architecture, wireframing, prototyping)
  • Miscellaneous:
    • Various ad types (Google, Facebook, etc.)
    • WordPress/CMS
    • Email marketing (segmentation, coding and customer workflows)

Competencies

  • Design­­ and detail obsessed
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Fluency in translating brand language
  • Empathy and understanding of the user-experience
  • Problem solver
  • Self-motivated and results orientated
  • Proactive and responsible decision-maker
  • Able to multi-task and work quickly
  • Loves travel

How to apply

To apply, e-mail the following to recruitment@go2africa.com:

  • CV
  • Covering letter
  • Portfolio showcasing recent examples of projects / work

Please clearly state the role (“Senior UX / UI Designer”) in the e-mail subject line.

If you do not hear from us in 4 weeks of submitting your application, please regard your application as being unsuccessful.