UI/UX Designer/ Developer

Recruiter / Employer: Nation Media Group PLC
Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

HR-UUD-07-2021

Nation Media Group, the leading Multi Media house in East and Central Africa is searching for a suitably qualified candidate for the position of UI/UX Designer/ Developer in the Group IT Department. We invite candidates who are innovative, performance driven and possess excellent transferrable skills with good track record of achievement in past roles.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product teams and developers;
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps;
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like;
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables);
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders;
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness);
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback;
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images;
  • Design, build, and maintain highly reusable JavaScript, HTML and CSS code;
  • Understand the limitations of our tech stack and business model and provide technical advice wherever necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a Design related course from a recognized institution;
  • 3+ years’ experience as a front-end developer;
  • 2+ years’ experience as a UI/UX designer;
  • A portfolio that demonstrates both JavaScript proficiency and understanding of design principles;
  • Expert knowledge of CSS, CSS extension languages (Less, Sass), and CSS preprocessor tools;
  • Expert knowledge of HTML5 and its best practices;
  • Expert knowledge of Grid frameworks and responsive design;
  • Proficiency in designing interfaces and building clickable prototypes using Sketch/Adobe XD;
  • Proficiency using Git version control;
  • Proficiency using the command line;
  • Ability to communicate both inside and outside the organization;
  • Ability to write complex reports; and
  • Analytical skills.
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