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UI Designer

Bizspace (Pty) Ltd
Cape Town WC 7700, South Africa
20/02/2016 18:25:52

Forming part of our exciting, new Professional Services Team, the successful candidate will be working on a diverse portfolio across a range of brands and customers. You will be required to be an out-of-the-box thinker who is able to remain true to brand identity while designing across various mediums and platforms.

Responsibilities

What you will do ...

  • Understand and interpret written and verbal design briefs.

  • Understand product functionality and enhance the usability with great UI design.
    Generate perfect HTML and CSS for your designs.

  • Bring concepts to life with great design on:
    E-mailers and newsletters

    Infographics

    Online banners – static and animated

    Social Media elements

    Icon development

    Printed and electronic sales material

    Powerpoint presentations

    Promotional items

  • Manage a Junior Graphic Designer and provide art direction.

  • Deliver pixel perfect material of a consistently high standard that stays true to the brand and corporate identity.

  • Present designs and ideas to relevant Marketing Managers or Product Owners.

  • Liaise and work closely with the Marketing Managers to deliver consistently excellent campaigns that reinforce the brand proposition or campaign messages.

Skills

Must have ...

  • An innovative designer with flair and creativity
  • Have a relevant graphic design qualification
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience, with knowledge of UI design for Desktop and Mobile
  • The ability to wireframe and prototype UI concepts
  • Solid understanding of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Dreamweaver
  • Excellent design and typography skills with knowledge of layout principles, colour theory and informational design
  • Proficient in HTML & CSS
  • Experienced with designing grid-based layouts especially Bootstrap
  • Able to manage a junior team member productively
  • Deadline driven with the ability to work under pressure
  • Passionate about design
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise effectively
  • A team player and able to work well within a larger team
  • Willing to go the extra mile
  • Up to date on current design trends and techniques
  • Able to design within the parameters of brand identity and maintain consistency throughout designs across mediums
  • Able to clearly articulate your ideas and design decisions

Nice to have

Close to the perfection ...

  • Basic knowledge of backend programming especially php
  • Basic knowledge of the latest web technologies
  • Understanding and knowledge of open source
  • Appreciation and understanding for design
  • Experience with mobile web platforms .
  • Strong understanding and experience with back end development
  • Quick and autonomous learner
  • Team spirit and good communication

What we offer

A good job in a young and dynamic team

A full time job, with an attractive salary package in a small team of smart people. You will start on a contract with introductive training. If you are passionate, motivated and flexible, apply for this job.

Because of our constant growth, we're now looking for people to reinforce our team of enthusiastic developers. So if working on developement in a friendly and cooperative atmosphere sounds like fun to you, send us your resume.

Please note that the closing date for applications is 15 December 2014.

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks from the closing date, consider your application unsuccessful.

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About Us

Our passion lies in simplifying that which others perceive to be complicated. We use a value approach to technology that changes the face of business operations. In everything we do we commit to honesty and integrity. We constantly challenge the status quo, by continuous pragmatic problem solving and the correct use and development of resources in order to drive success. We just happen to have awesome, simple, integrated business apps that drive efficiency to maximise your business potential and take it to the next level. Contact us for more information.

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