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Senior User Experience Designer (Product Designer)

Ozow

Ozow

Product, Design
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024

Meet Ozow:

Ozow is a leading payment technology company committed to simplifying transactions for businesses and consumers. Our mission is to revolutionize the payment landscape, making it faster, safer, and more accessible. We are searching for an experienced and creative Senior UX Designer to join our team and play a pivotal role in shaping user experiences for our innovative solutions.

What to expect:

As a Senior UX Designer at Ozow, you will lead the design and development of user-centric solutions that enhance the customer experience. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to create intuitive, visually appealing, and highly functional digital interfaces.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. User-Centered Design:
  • Lead the design process, ensuring a user-centered approach to all design projects.
  • Conduct user research, interviews, and usability testing to gather insights and feedback.
  1. Interaction Design:
  • Create wireframes, user flows, and interactive prototypes to visualize and communicate design concepts.
  • Develop interaction designs that improve user engagement and navigation.
  1. Visual Design:
  • Design visually appealing and on-brand user interfaces for web and mobile applications.
  • Collaborate with the design team to create and maintain a consistent visual identity.
  1. Usability and Accessibility:
  • Ensure designs are accessible and comply with industry standards and guidelines.
  • Conduct usability assessments and audits to identify areas for improvement.
  1. Design Collaboration:
  • Collaborate with product managers, developers, and other stakeholders to translate business goals into design solutions.
  • Provide design guidance and support to development teams.
  1. Design Documentation:
  • Create and maintain design documentation, including style guides and design specifications.
  • Ensure design assets are organized and readily available to the team.
  1. Design Review and Feedback:
  • Lead and participate in design reviews and provide constructive feedback to improve design quality.
  • Mentor and support junior designers in the team.
  1. User Testing:
  • Plan, conduct, and analyze user testing sessions to validate and refine design concepts.
  • Iterate on designs based on user feedback and testing results.

Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in design, human-computer interaction, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a UX designer, with a strong portfolio showcasing user-centered design work.
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma, or similar.
  • Strong understanding of user research and usability principles.
  • Knowledge of web and mobile development technologies and their impact on design.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies (eg Scrum, Kanban)
  • Advantageous: understand CSS, HTML and webflow

In office perks

  • Healthy breakfast, lunches and snacks (Cape Town)
  • Healthy lunches and snacks (Johannesburg)
  • Monthly socials (Cape Town and Johannesburg)
  • On-site Barista (Cape Town and Johannesburg)
  • Ozow Library (Cape Town)
  • Ozow Playroom (Cape Town)
  • Birthday Leave

Perks for South African based employees

  • Medical aid subsidy (permanent staff)
  • Group Risk Insurance (permanent staff)
  • Paid annual leave
  • Employee Health and Wellness Assistance
  • Gym / Fitness sessions
  • Learning and Development opportunities
  • Mentorship programme
  • Community initiatives
  • Quarterly team retreats and annual company retreats
  • Employee gifting
  • Access to cutting edge technology

Our Employee Value Proposition

Join Ozow and become part of an elite force that challenges the ordinary and achieves the extraordinary. If you're driven to make an impact, embrace challenges, and seek unparalleled opportunities for growth, your journey starts here.

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