I.T Resident Consultant (Software Architect and UI/UX Designer / Researcher)

December 26, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON)

GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON) is a policy-driven humanitarian, non-governmental organization that implements her program through a revitalized partnership. It is a non-profit organization with a mandate of making the lives of vulnerable people better, those affected by disaster or crisis. GPON is presently operating in the Northeastern regional part of Nigeria where we have reached over 100,000 lives with relief materials, child protection services. GBV mitigation services, livelihood skill-building, health services, and Education support services.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: I.T Resident Consultant (Software Architect and UI/UX Designer / Researcher)
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time
Availability: 29. 01.2023
Background

GOALPrime Organization Nigeria (GPON) is a National Non-profit Non-Government Organization with a mandate of Making life better for vulnerable children and women across nations.
Following the challenges children are facing to have adequate support from social services and institutions to access basic amenities for their growth and development across nations. GPON is saddled to provide complementary support to vulnerable children across nations to attain personal growth and development.
GOALPrime Organization Nigeria is presently operating in Northeast Nigeria and FTC where we have reached over 2,000,000 lives (directly and indirectly) with integrated services, we support internally displaced persons with emergency relief materials, Child Protection services, WASH services, GBV mitigation services, Livelihood skill building, Health services, Peace building and Education support services. GPON work in both emergency and development context.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Software Architect and UX-UI Designer/Researcher that will be responsible for collecting, researching, investigating and evaluating user requirements. Their responsibility is to deliver an outstanding user experience providing an exceptional and intuitive application design, also, to make intuitive high-level decisions for software development, with the ability to see the “big picture” and create architectural approaches for software design and implementation to guide the development team.
Someone that is experienced in designing and possess the ability to develop a unified vision for software characteristics and functions. The goal is to provide a framework for the development of a software or system that will result in high quality IT solutions.
Lastly, you will be responsible for delivering the best online user experience, which makes your role extremely important for our success and ensuring customer satisfaction and loyalty. You will be designing ideas using various methods and latest technology. You will be designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, forms, and widgets.

Responsibilities

Collaborate with other team members to determine functional and non-functional requirements for new software or applications
Use tools and methodologies to create representations for functions and user interface of desired product
Develop high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility
Define all aspects of development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards
Communicate successfully all concepts and guidelines to development team
Oversee progress of development team to ensure consistency with initial design
Provide technical guidance and coaching to developers and engineers
Ensure software meets all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility etc.
Approve final product before launch
plan and implement new designs 
Optimize existing user interface designs
Communicate with project coordinators, and other stake holders to understand their business goals and objectives
Create prototypes for new product ideas
Conduct an ongoing user research

Qualifications 

Proven experience as software architect (Minimum of 1-2 years of experience as an UI-UX Designer or similar role)
Experience in software development and coding in various languages (C#, NET, HTML, JavaScript and UI/UX de etc.)
Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture
Excellent knowledge of UML and other modeling methods
Understanding of software quality assurance principles
A technical mindset with great attention to detail
High quality organizational and leadership skills
Outstanding communication and presentation abilities
Ability to discuss and explain design options
Knowledge of Adobe range of products including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Dreamweaver
Some knowledge of Usability Factors in Human Computer Interaction.

Salary and Conditions
In accordance with GPON Terms of Employment. The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for the tax returns.
Application Closing Date
15th January, 2023 (Midnight, GMT time).
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online
Note

All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in English.
GPON provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.
GPON encourages all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
Due to the urgency of the position, GPON has the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline.
Applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

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