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UI Specialist with 2 years relevant working experience in the field of User Interface Design and/or Usability Engineering, is required for a large financial services company.

 

Duties:

  • Construct and maintain UI Design Specifications to conceptualise business requirements and product exceptions
  • Assist marketing and business operations by constructing creative elements for incorporation into promotional and training material
  • Work closely with a cross-functional team to assess product requirements. Participate in the product design process by liaising with and advising various business divisions on best usability practice
  • Validate transactional UI designs with external clients by planning, preparing and facilitating usability studies
  • Analyse results from usability test studies and quantify results using pre-defined usability metrics to measure the effectiveness, efficiency and customer satisfaction of new product functionality.
  • Provide design recommendations to business to optimise the UI design of new product functionality.
  • Construct, apply and maintain UI design guidelines and usability standards accordingly across all transactional functionality
  • Assist with quality assurance testing and initiate changes and enhancements that have a direct and positive impact on the overall user experience
  • Perform ongoing research in mobile/web UI standards to document and apply within the business

 

Requirements:

 

  • 3 year B.Sc or B.Com Degree in Computer Science and Information Systems with focus on HCI design principles and/or Usability Engineering
  • 2 years relevant working experience in the field of User Interface Design and/or Usability Engineering
  • A professional certification in Design and/or Usability will be of added benefit

Desired Skills

  • Conceptual Design Skills
  • Visual Design Skills using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe FireWorx
  • Prototyping skills using XHTML and CSS
  • Good Communication, Presentation and Analytical Skills

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