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  • Posted: Jun 23, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We leverage the power of tech to drive financial inclusion - one mobile device at a time.
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    UI / UX Designer

    Job Description

    • The UI / UX Designer will be responsible for using a combination of user centered design and agile development methods to create a highly usable user interface for payment and credit products.
    • We are seeking a UI / UX Designer with a passion for real impactful work, finding solutions to allow our customers to access payment and credit most easily and intuitively.
    • The ideal candidate will be skilled at each stage of the design process but always focused on the needs of the customer.


    • Work with developers, product managers in designing payment and credit solutions.
    • Creates sketches, wireframes, and mockups of user interface screens according to the requirements/user stories that adhere to the Look & Feel Standards as well as any applicable regulatory requirements. Creates high-fidelity functioning prototypes.
    • Reviews wireframes with Product Owners/managers for business requirements and with Technical Lead for technical feasibility before presenting to the business.
    • Identify new product improvement opportunities and propose research to validate these ideas.
    • Communicating design ideas to a broad range of stakeholders (management, engineers, product) using user flows, process flows, site maps, and wireframes.
    • Work with product managers to analyze how a new product satisfies market needs and consumer preferences.
    • Modify and revise existing designs to meet changing customer preferences.
    • Coordinate with other design team members to follow consistent design guidelines, standards, and best practices.
    • Work closely with product managers to suggest improvements for products and processes.


    • Tertiary Education from a recognized institution, ideally in design or a similar field.
    • Minimum of 4 years work experience as a product designer/ UI/UX Designer is required
    • Experience working in fintech company will be an added advantage.
    • A strong portfolio packed with clean and inventive interface design is required.
    • Strong understanding of the principles of user-centered design.
    • Knowledge and experience of design guidelines and behavior patterns. Can speak in tail about user expectations and design/UX principles for both web and mobile is required.
    • Proven experience in all phases of the design process including user research, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, UX design, and usability testing is required.
    • Proficiency in design and prototyping software such as Illustrator, Figma, Webflow, usability tools and other visual design tools is required.
    • Creative problem-solving designer – not satisfied with the status quo and always thinking of ways to improve.
    • Excellent attention to detail and an intuitive eye for customer needs beyond the obvious.
    • Proven experience working with cross-functional team members, with examples in your portfolio.
    • Ability to collect and interprete both qualitative and quantitative feedback
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
    • Adaptable and willing to learn from experts within the company, and constantly striving to improve.
    • Having a knowledge of front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS, and JavaScript (React) is an added advantage.
    • Be able to recommend new tools and technologies by staying abreast of the latest trends and techniques.


    • MacBook Pro
    • Flexible working hours
    • Remote friendly
    • Health Insurance
    • Team building events
    • Paid Leave Days.

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