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UX Designer (Remote)

Cape Town, South Africa

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About the Company

ASAP Resources is a specialised recruitment agency with a speciality in headhunting and high-calibre recruitment strategies. We secure resources for a variety of clients in many industries on a global scale with a focus on building lasting relationships with all candidates and clients.

About the Role

If you are looking to utilise your experience to help shape the direction of our product, this might be the role for you. We’re looking for an experienced UX designer to work with various stakeholders to enhance the user experience of our product. This person needs to be able to understand complex problems/use cases and be familiar and comfortable with the UX design process. This person will work closely with the product manager who is responsible for the work allocated to the development team.


Key Responsibilities / Accountabilities

  • Perform strategic UX research consisting of the following:

  • Stakeholder interviews

  • Competitor product reviews

  • User interviews

  • Existing product audits

  • Analysis and review of research

  • Create requirements for content and functionality

  • Explore contextual user scenarios

  • Document the scope of the UX which includes a common understanding of features, schedules, and milestones

  • Interaction design

  • Information architecture

  • Interface design

  • Navigation design

  • Visual design

Technical Skills / Expertise

  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Balsamiq, Axure)

  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards and process flow

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • Tertiary degree in BSc Computer Science, B.IT or Informatics related degrees

  • Experience as a UX Designer (3-7 years)

  • Experience in information and technology service

  • Experience in asset management and financial services (preferred)

  • Portfolio of design projects

The candidate will also need to have the following attributes:

  • A passion to learn

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent problem-solving skills (core to the role)

  • Ability to self-manage and self-motivate

  • Ability to effectively plan and structure tasks

  • Ability to meet deadlines, goal-oriented

  • Team player

  • Adaptable, ability to work in agile environment

FINANCIAL/Investment Asset Management is a must!

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