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UX Designer  [08/05/2018]

Our client is passionate technologists who believe in making a difference in the lives of millions living in emerging markets. They aim to change the landscape of finance and remittance.

Our Client is a cutting-edge online payment platform that leverages Blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to, from and within sub-Saharan Africa. Clients range from African businesses and multinational companies paying suppliers as far as China and Dubai to international remittance companies using our API services for white-label payments to dozens of bank networks and mobile money operators across Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, and the DRC.

There diverse team of over 50 employees spans across Nairobi, Lagos, Dakar, London and Luxembourg and includes former employees of Barclays, Credit Suisse, Wells Fargo, Moneygram, Deloitte Consulting, and PwC. They have raised nearly $10 million in funding from institutional investors including Greycroft Partners, Draper Associates, Pantera Capital, and Digital Currency Group.

The company values are Teamwork, Excellence, Flexibility/Creativity, Integrity, and Passion.

Job Summary

If you're someone that loves to solve complicated problems using only the tools you build, then you're already the right fit to join our client. The  development team is already well-known for their cross-functional development knowledge and hands-on approach to getting things done.

They are looking for a UX designer like no other, to join them. The Engineering headquarters are located in London.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Running user research and user testing to evaluate the current product and user needs.
  • Collaborating and working very closely with the product management team, QA tester, customer support team, and engineering team.
  • Collaborating with our other UX designer and coming up with consistent designs, making sure products align with our brand and identity.
  • Handling the design life of a product from the idea stage to post-release.
  • Iterating through various design phases to always improve.
  • Sketching, wireframing, prototyping.

Ideally, You Should Have:

  • 3+ years of experience in UX design.
  • Experience with design tools such as Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, testing tools etc.
  • Experience working with agile methodologies, such as Scrum and Kanban.
  • You are an advocate for user experience and usability.
  • Experience running UX workshops.
  • Understanding of Javascript and CSS.
  • Experience communicating design ideas through different methods depending on the stage of life of the product, to co-workers and stakeholders.
  • Ability to transform complex business requirements into simple designs.
  • Experience making design choices based on data and good principles.
  • Curiosity for UX trends and new technologies.

Our Client operates across several cities - London, Luxembourg, Kiev, Nairobi, and Lagos. If you relish the idea of being part of a community that extends beyond the work they do for their customers, you may find you share there passion for solutions using technology. If you want to help change the world with software, we want to hear from you!

Please send your CV to nickykelly@higginsrecruitment.co.uk


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