Senior UI/UX Digital Designer

Senior UI/UX Digital Designer

Job Title: Senior UI/UX Digital Designer
Location: Gauteng
Salary: 480000.00
Reference: JN -062017-8817
Job Published: October 12, 2017 09:47

Job Description

Job specification document – UX/UI Digital Designer (Senior) at 
This role is for an inquisitive, creative all-rounded who is as at home with UI design and UX process flow as they are with graphic design.

The designer will require utilising his/her expertise within the Brand (CI) Corporate Identity, critical understanding of style guides for various partner brands within our organisation. Attention to detail is paramount and will require a high level designer with these core attributes to ensure brand consistency and integrity throughout all channels, print, new media, web etc..
The designer will primarily conceptualise, create and implement digital campaigns (banners, landing pages), geared towards educating the customer and driving feet to the business  In addition, the designer will need the UX know-how to be able to understand a technical spec and break down complex concepts into easy-to-use process flows within their UI designs.
The designer will also need to apply this same type of customer-centric thinking across the Omni-channel environment we represent ourselves in as a business and brand.
Understanding print process/set-up is also a requirement for this position.
Job details
Role title:UI/UX Digital Designer
Reports to: Head of UX
Department: UI & UX
Extensive design / production experience5 years +
Required documentation
Relevant creative/technical degree, diploma or certificatePortfolio
Core skills
Essential – must possess the following skills
A strong portfolio is essential to support the following:

Substantial knowledge/experience on CI Guide design (Essential)
  • Extensive UI/UX Design/mobile/responsive knowledge/experience
  • Strong work ethic, prepared to go the extra mile
  • Innovative thinker
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Senior Design/production experience (essential)
  • Multimedia/ after effects knowledge and experience
  • Understanding print processes for design
  • Produce designs for digital marketing material: e.g. banners, mailers, promo pages
  • Produce HTML for mailers and promo pages
  • Produce visual designs from UX wireframes
  • Strong understanding of design principles/Omni-channel best practices.
  • Solid understanding of customer/user - centric design and UX principles
  • Working within the parameters of the brand guide lines
  • Broad understanding of internet related technologies and standards
  • Good knowledge of web development and CMS packages
  • Strong computer skills - keeping abreast of emerging technologies in new media, particularly design programs such as Adobe Creative Suite
  • Contributing to brainstorming sessions
  • Strong conceptual skills
Nice to have skills
  • Illustration skills (vector & 3D)
  • Content management
  • Have a basic understanding of Javascript, Jquery or SASS
Software skills
  • Extensive experience with Adobe programmes:
    • Adobe Illustrator
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe AE
    • ID
  • Good experience with web development languages:
    • HTML
    • CSS
  • Good Microsoft office skills
  • PC
Business skills
  • Creativity and originality
  • Innovative mindset
  • Great contribution to team work ethic/culture
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills
  • Can work well in a team
  • Self-motivated and shows initiative
  • Able to work responsibly when unsupervised
  • Collaborates well with other departments
  • Ability to actively listen and extract relevant, key information
  • Passion for learning
  • Able to take direction, as well as motivate own design choices