Gidi Mobile Limited is the creator of gidimo, Africa’s most advanced curriculum mastery & learning-for-livelihoods platform. One of the first cohort of five African companies ever to be selected for Google’s Global Launchpad Accelerator Program in San Francisco, our mission is "to deliver opportunity, and the capacity required to exploit it, to every willing learner".
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Product Designer
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Department: Interfaces & UX Design
Employment Type: Full-Time
Minimum Experience: Mid-level
Are you a stickler for product perfection? Would you ascend Mt Everest with no oxygen to find the perfect user experience design? Do UI brilliance, economy of gestures, & sub-conscious product delight hooks sound exciting to you? Would you like to deliver products that are deliriously beautiful, AND transform millions of human lives for the better, forever? Would you like to join a global, world-class team of experts that loves to have fun while doing great work? If this is you in a nutshell, then we have a job for you!
You will be responsible for product design for mobile & web platforms, from concept to final hand-off to engineering
You will be responsible for ensuring that our products are designed with jaw-dropping user-interfaces, and that they incorporate best-in-class user experience design
You will convert business requirements into pixel perfect designs; bringing them to life with a variety of usability techniques
You will create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps for mobile and web platforms
You will present and defend designs and deliverables to peers and executives
You will conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
You will establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
You will design flows and experiences that are incredibly simple and elegant
To be successful in this role, you are expected to have:
A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, Interaction Design, Visual Communication, New Media Design or any related Design field
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in UI/UX design
Superior UX and UI skills and the ability to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artefacts, and then transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces.
Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
Exceptional front-end web design expertise
Proficiency in Photoshop, Adobe XD, Illustrator, Origami, Axure, Visio, Zeplin, Invision, Sketch, or other visual design and prototyping tools or equivalent
Knowledge of all aspects of the software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and associated execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
The ability to present your designs and sell your solutions.
Finally, in terms of human qualities, a strong candidate for this role will:
Have a very deep love for art & beauty
Be deeply curious, and up-to-date with the latest UI trends & techniques
Have a very high level of integrity, and unquestioned respect for intellectual property
Be very hardworking, very persistent, and very self-driven
Share our passion to create a better world through our work.