Senior Product Designer

August 10, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Klasha Nigeria

Klasha makes it easy for African consumers to shop online. We build technology that allows African consumers to easily access the goods they want on the continent. We enable payments online in local African currencies and can handle the last-mile logistics for our retail partners too. Statistically, Africa is the future, so we believe consumers on the continent should have the same frictionless access to the global e-commerce economy as consumers in the West.
Klasha was founded in Lagos, Nigeria in 2018 and is backed by Techstars, Ginco Investments and a group of notable angel investors. Klasha is run by 20-somethings from five nationalities that speak six different languages between them. Klasha has offices in Johannesburg, South Africa and Lagos, Nigeria.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Senior Product Designer
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job type: Full-time
About the Role

Klasha is searching for a qualified Senior Product Designer to work on various products we develop for our customers.
This candidate will have a strong ability to take client ideas and create an attractive product based on their needs.
This candidate should feel comfortable creating prototypes and communicating with internal teams in order to deliver wholesome solutions.
The candidate should also have an ability to follow budget constraints and demonstrate some pieces of previous works through a portfolio.

Responsibilities

Be a role model for other designers on the team and coach them.
Decide on our design language and how our design system should evolve.
Build processes as and when needed to help the team deliver during hypergrowth.
Build the agency within the team to adapt their working agreements for a collaborative and high impact workflow.
Analyse projections and forecasts and come up with opportunities to move the metrics and influence strategy.
Support the C Suite and management in the design direction for the company.
Identify opportunities for new products.
Analyse how a new product ties in with market needs and consumer preferences.
Set design requirements based on briefs from internal teams and external partners.
Produce prototypes and test functionality.
Improve the design of existing products.
Gather feedback from product users.
Identify new product improvement opportunities.
Analyse how a new product satisfies market needs and consumer preferences.

Requirements

A Bachelor's Degree in any business related course, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred.
5+ years of experience as a Senior Product Designer, Product Designer or similar role.
Experience as a UI/UX Designer as well as a strong portfolio of related projects.
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop).
Creativity in mixing up colours, shapes and techniques.
Experience with design programs (like Illustrator and Sketch).
Time-management skills.
Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
You pay strong attention to detail and have a keen eye for aesthetics.
You have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate your ideas, designs, and suggestions.

Key Competencies:

Good communication skills.
Attention to detail.
Technical expertise.
Analytical skills.
Time management.
Prioritisation skills.

Benefits
Our people are the heart of the business, so we prioritise welfare and offer a wide range of competitive benefits including but not limited to:

All the latest technology you need to do your role.
Private health insurance.
Headspace and Spill membership.
Budget for French language classes.
One-time home office set-up allowance.
Hybrid; remote + office hours and flexible working conditions.
Access to Klasha Sessions development training courses.
Diesel and fuel allowance for remote working.
Work-from-anywhere weeks; Work from anywhere for three weeks in a year.
Paid birthday day off.
Team building events.
Paid parental leave.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit klasha.bamboohr.com.

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