Product Designer

Mobile App Product Designer - East Africa - up to $80,000
Time zones EAT -3 to EAT +3 (possibility to be a remote position)

An exciting opportunity has opened up for a Software Product Designer to join this world leading innovator of Renewable Energy of Power Systems and Smart Low Power Appliances.

This is a great opportunity to work for a truly remarkable company that are genuinely making a huge impact on the lives of people in less developed countries.



You will be responsible for software product suite: chiefly the mobile app, but also their CRM and other internal tools.

While there has always been software that allows them to control the devices they we offer, the mobile app represents a fundamental shift towards customer facing software products.

Thus, the product design discipline is new at the company.

The person in this role gets to establish the design discipline and grow it.

The role will report to the Director of Product Management.



Responsibilities and skills:



  • You will be the owner of product design at the company.

  • You enjoy communicating visually.

    You are comfortable refining your thoughts from conceptual sketches to wireframes, to clickable prototypes, to early designs, to final development ready vector files with all associated assets.

  • You will hear big ideas from many corners of the business and distill them into well crafted UX and UI.

  • You are comfortable showing and then balancing the trade-offs between branding, aesthetics, standards, usability, and function.

  • You know what not to compromise and how compromise helps you and everyone else win.

  • You will work closely with market research teams to understand user needs and then elucidate the vision for the product.

  • You probably have well informed opinions about and experience working with design tools.

    They use Figma.com and Zeplin for producing design files, prototypes for feedback, and sharing design specifications with engineering.




Essential



  • You will have a recent background in in Mobile Product Design

  • Mostly mobile focused and you will have experience in working in mobile design

  • Product / interaction design

  • Able to communicate with all parts of the business at ease.

    Excellent verbal and written skills



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