Overview

Junior UX Designer

We are looking for a Junior UX Designer to support our software design and development team in production of interaction design and information architecture deliverables (flow diagrams, wireframes, prototypes, etc.). You will take part in brainstorming, ideation, and sketching activities throughout projects as well as planning and conducting user research and testing.

To be successful in this role, you should have experience with design software and wireframe tools. If you also have a portfolio of professional design projects that includes work with web/mobile applications, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you’ll create both functional and appealing features that address our clients’ needs and help us improve our applications.

We provide workspace, fast internet, MacBook, books, and online resources to help you achieve your set deliverables while building on your skills.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with the UI and Service Designers to optimise products and services for a range of client touch points
Conduct user research and usability testing to ensure all designs meet client and user requirements
Analyse all research and feedback to gain user insight – and incorporate this feedback into new designs
Assist in the production of wireframes, prototypes, concept sketches, interaction designs and user flows using key tools such as XD, Sketch, Balsamiq and InVision
Help to create clean and simple user-centred designs
Work with developers and designers to build user-friendly web and mobile apps
Assist the Design lead in creating design rationale and specifications
Any other duties as may be prescribed from time to time

REQUIREMENTS

Passion for entering the world of UX design of web and mobile applications
Quick-learning, self-motivated and proactive attitude
Ability to accurately complete detail-oriented work both independently and with others
Stay up to date with new web and mobile design trends and technologies
Good written and verbal communication skills
At least one year experience of UX design in production environments
Experience with design and research tools (Good working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, UXPin, Sketch, Balsamiq, and InVision)
Understanding of user-centered design principles and practices
Proficient in wire-framing and comfortable producing concept sketches and user flows
Good working knowledge of HTML and CSS is an added advantage
Diploma or Bachelors Degree in a Design/Computer Science related field
Portfolio of design projects
Ability to do UI design is an added advantage

MODE OF APPLICATION

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About Cytonn Investments

Cytonn Investments is an investments and real estate company, with offices in Nairobi - Kenya and DC Metro area - U.S. We are primarily focused on offering alternative investment solutions to global institutional investors, individual high net-worth investors, local institutional investors and diaspora investors interested in the East-African region. Our alternative investments solutions are based on four main products: real estate, structured solutions, private equity and advisory. Most of the investment opportunities in Sub Saharan Africa are not in the listed markets, hence our focus on alternative investments to find uncommon value and returns for our clients.