2 months ago
Remote
Full Time, Permanent

UX/UI Specialist

Number of required Resources: 10

Roles & Responsibilities:

Able to understand business requirements, as well as be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes.

Responsible for the developing innovative design and layout for a responsive web platform, and should be able to combine design and development to bridge the gap between design and technology.

Key Skills:

– Excellent communication (written and verbal)
– Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, Adobe, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
– Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
– A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
– Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
– Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
– Excellent understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS
– Excellent understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms
– Hands on experience in client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery Bootstrap and Angular JS
– Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
– Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform adjustments on an image or even create new. Familiarity with tools such as Photoshop.
– Very good understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and fixes for the same
– Very good understanding of responsive designs(Mobile, desktop, tablets etc.)
– Should have experience with building User interfaces for Mobile Apps too.

Key Activities:

– Elicit business goals and user needs from stakeholders.
– Derive business processes, analyze user needs, assist in requirements definition, design browser-based and mobile interfaces, and design and conduct usability testing.
– Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
– Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
– Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
– Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
– Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
– Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
– Think out of the box, take risks and champion new ideas.
– Develop new user-facing features.
– Build mock-ups and prototypes for evaluating options.
– Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
– Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
– Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML5 / CSS Java Script, Angular JS etc.
– Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
– Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
– Development, test and bug fixes.

Education and Certifications:

– Bachelor degree in Information Technology or similar IT related field

Languages:

– Excellent communication (written and spoken) skills
– Bilingual – English and Arabic is preferable

Experience:

– Minimum of 7-8 years of relevant experience
– Minimum of 10-12 years of overall experience in related fields

Additional Competencies:

– Able to multi-task and manage multiple stakeholders.
– Ability to adapt to changes.

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