UX/UI Design Specialist: In-House (306 views)

Johannesburg, South Africa
Feb 6, 2019

An outstanding opportunity has become available for a junior to mid-weight UX/UI Design Specialist at an exciting, Johannesburg-based, international company specialising in the sporting events industry. In this exciting role you will be in charge of defining look and feel, flow and user experience on the company’s suite of websites. Working alongside leading design agencies and an in-house development team, you will manage visual implementation and updates including updating, amending and improving CSS and implementing HTML code changes as needed. This role requires proficient knowledge of current digital trends, web and digital design, user experience and user-centred design principles, and a strong knowledge of CSS, HTML and JavaScript is a must. You will also be expected to assist with and contribute to other design projects (including offline), testing and other duties agreed with their manager, where necessary. If you’re up for bringing your A-game to this energetic world of sports events then you’ll knock this one out of the park! Get in touch!

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with design agencies, developers and e-commerce team to create the best display/ user experience possible across all on our sites
  • Assessment, maintenance and improvement of existing sites
  • Assisting development team with all build and implementation for front-end web development
  • Design projects including emailers, web banners, site design and other tasks as required
  • Trend analysis, recommendations of new platforms and strategy as required
  • Working closely with the Digital Media Manager and E-commerce Manager to shape and guide overall design and UX strategy for the company
  • Interacting closely with the e-commerce sales team, Sales team, IT and Marketing team to gather site and user requirements
  • Participating in the continual review of all sites and other digital communication materials to ensure that the company is making the most of all online opportunities to deliver high sales volumes and the best possible user experience
  • Continuously refining and improving online customer experience

Requirements
The successful candidate must have/be:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification pertaining to UX/UI or Digital Design
  • HTML, JavaScript, and CSS coding
  • Other programming knowledge/ languages – beneficial & advantageous
  • Expert level knowledge of Adobe
  • Wireframing, multi-variate testing tools and multi-platform site preview tools
  • Experience of web and digital design principles
  • Digital design (across multiple channels – web, mobile/app, video)
  • UI design
  • UX frameworks
  • Adobe (Dreamweaver, Muse, Edge, Animate, Flash, InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects)
  • Video editing knowledge – a bonus
  • A high level of initiative and ability to work on various projects at once under tight deadlines
  • Ability to identify issues, effectively communicate needs and quickly learn new concepts and technical details
  • Strong organisational, communication, strategic and problem-solving skills.

Please submit a relevant portfolio as a link (preferably) or PDF on application.

Should you not receive a response within a short time frame, please consider your application unsuccessful for this specific role.

JOB REFERENCE CODE: #Chris1902

Salary: Negotiable

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