Senior Android Engineer Job in Nairobi Kenya

Duma works is recruiting a Senior Android Engineer for one of our clients in Nairobi; a leading web and mobile services technology company

Job Description: We are looking for an experienced and talented hybrid User Interface and User Experience Lead to design and shape unique, user-centric products and experiences.

As the ideal candidate, you will be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, wireframes, storyboards and prototypes.

You will also design the overall functionality of products and services, iterating upon them to ensure a great user experience.

You will be charged with communicating scenarios, end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to stakeholders, develop and maintain design wireframes, mockups, and specifications as needed and will be required to make and defend deliberate design decisions and translate any given user-experience journey into smooth and intuitive interactions.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the full life-cycle of User Interface Design and User Experience elements during each development phase, be a great team player and collaborate closely with developers, copywriters and UX designers.
  • Create, improve and use wireframes, prototypes, style guides, user flows, and effectively communicate interaction ideas.
  • Present and defend design decisions. All design decisions should be based on the overall design roadmap as well as own design thinking and fundamental principles for which you will have organizational lead on.
  • Managing relevant asset repositories.
  • Collaborate with team members to brainstorm about new products, provide technical design insight.
  • Knowledge transfer to internal publics or clients.
  • Working with business development and customer service teams to obtain and analyze project requirement and improve user experience.
  • Work with product managers, clients and sales teams to assess customer demand and usability of new applications.
  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Output functional mockups.
  • Facilitate product vision by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Champion new ideas and direction

Skills

  • At least 5 years work experience and proven track record of delivery. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.
  • Strong portfolio – commercial or personal to be presented and defended during interview.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • Ability to work with both clients in-house publics to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision
  • Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows etc.
  • Expert level experience using tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, Fireworks, InVision etc.
  • Problem solving mindset.
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum development process
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • Passion about all things UX/UI and other areas of design and innovation
  • Research competence and knowledge showcase in the industry’s latest trends and technologies

The plus: Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to learn quickly in various technical and creative environments, while delivering quality work by tight deadlines. Good understanding of front-end development and some coding skills – HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Apply

Send your Cover Letter and detailed CV to apply@jobs.dumaworks.com marking the subject as “3012”, Your Full name & Phone number e.g. 3012 Barack Obama, +2547xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through.

Deadline for receiving applications: Wednesday, 06 September 2017

N.B.* You will receive a confirmation email and an alert to take a basic screening test over SMS or online. The email with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The email/SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test.

If you apply and don’t meet these minimum qualifications, we won’t be able to forward your application to the employer.



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