Lead UI Designer

Creative

My client is looking for a hands-on UI Lead: you should expect to spend at least 70% of your time performing UI tasks and producing UI artefacts. The other 30% of your time will be split between day-to-day people management, recruitment and strategic planning with other leads and senior management.

Reporting to the Head of UX Design.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead design strategy for several work-streams within one of the company’s most meaningful pillars.
  • Steer and lead the UI Designers, collaborating with other designers to make their work and the whole design team better.
  • Support and lead the UI Designers by applying your craft:.
  • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the product and executive teams.
  • Leading the hiring process to influence major decisions.

Skills Required:

Design Skills

  • Experience designing digital products and UI design systems.
  • Experience designing UI pattern libraries and style guides.
  • Experience working with company CIs and enriching CIs.
  • A solid understanding of iOS, Android or Web design patterns.An affinity for the latest trends in technology and great design.

Business Skills

  • You use empathy in your communication.
  • Well crafted communication skills (written, verbal & visual).
  • Chairing workshops & meetings.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 8+ years experience as product designer in an experience-led team.
  • You have a long track record of applying research insights to design.
  • Strong understanding of product owner needs.
  • Good storytelling and presentation experience.
  • History of self-initiated projects.

The Environment:

  • We are short on ego and high on output.
  • We are doers and not only thinkers, it’s all in the execution after all.
  • We love what we do and what we are creating.

I am working closely with the hiring manager and would love to represent you if we can establish that you are a strong fit.

Please contact me on cengelbrecht@welovesalt.com

Salt is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2007-192037
Salary:
Salary per: month
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 2020-09-01
Job Industries: Creative
Job Locations: Cape Town
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Product Design, User Experience, User Interface

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