User Experience Designer
Job TypeFull Time
Experience3 years
Job FieldICT / Computer
Sokowatch is seeking an experienced UI/UX designer to join our product team in building great user-centric software applications for our customers, partners and users across the supply chain process.

Reporting to; Global Head of Product

Location: This role will be based out of our Nairobi headquarters.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Support product managers in researching user personas and use cases
Create user-centric interactive designs that align the user preferences & abilities with business requirements without losing sight of technical constraints
Prepare low fidelity mock ups for backlog grooming
Create high fidelity designs for agreed flows in preparation of sprints
Collaborate closely with the marketing function on design & branding guidelines
Contribute to establishing a consistent design system across all digital assets
Communicate & coordinate diligently with technology stakeholders

University degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
3+ years of experience as a UX designer, interaction designer or similar
Fluency in user experience principles and knowledge of best practices for interaction design, user-centred design processes
Experience designing applications with multiple user touchpoints for web and mobile
Experience in designing for first-time smartphone users with poor hardware
Portfolio of work demonstrating breadth and depth in UX and visual design. This should also include the approach and process
Professional proficiency in visual design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch, Invision, or equivalent
Strong team player and ability to make trade-offs in a fast-paced startup environment
Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for design proposals


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