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Senior UX UI Designer

Company Educor (Pty) Ltd
Reference # EDU10
Published 05/05/2022
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Introduction
Educor is the largest private education supplier in Southern Africa, managing 10 educational brands across its more than 60 campuses and sites in South Africa and internationally. As a Group we possess a rich heritage with brands that have been in existence for many years. Since our inception in 2008, Educor has evolved into an education giant offering face-to-face, distance and online learning. Our face-to-face brands include Damelin, CityVarsity, ICESA, Central Technical College and recently the Dermatech Training Institute. Distance brands include INTEC College, Damelin Correspondence College (DCC) and our higher-education distance brand, Lyceum. New additions to the Educor house of brands are our innovative and inspiring online brands, Damelin Online and CityVarsity Online. These brands remain the cornerstone of the Educor stable
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries IT - Information Technology
Specification
Senior UX UI Designer
Pinetown, Durban
Market Related

The designer will be responsible for creating websites for all our brands that is benchmarked against international standards. Primary duties include conceptualizing and implementing creative ideas for websites, as well as creating visual elements that are in line with our branding. This individual will be working closely with our web development team to ensure proper and hassle-free implementation.
To be successful in this role, the candidate will need to have excellent visual design skills and be proficient in graphic design and web design software.

Web Designer Responsibilities:
Conceptualizing creative ideas for each brand’s websites
Preparing design plans and presenting the website structure.
Communicating design ideas using user flows, process flows, site maps, and wireframes.
Continuously testing and improving the design of the website.
Establishing design guidelines, standards, and best practices.
Maintaining the appearance of websites by enforcing content and design standards.
Designing visual imagery for websites and ensuring that they are in line with each brand.
Working with different content management systems.
Incorporating functionalities and features into websites.
Designing sample pages including colours and fonts.
Creation of Animation and Motion Graphics

Web Designer Requirements:
A relevant diploma in a related field.
5+ Years’ Experience
Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects and other visual design tools.
Knowledge of Adobe range of products including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Dreamweaver,
Sound knowledge in UI / UX and familiar with user centred design approach
Proficient in Adobe XD, Invision, Figma and Axure
Experience and understanding of HTML5 & CSS3
Good understanding of content management systems.
Good understanding of search engine optimization principles.
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues.
Excellent visual design skills.
Up-to-date experience with international web protocols, standards, and technologies.
Creative and open to new ideas.
Adaptable and willing to learn new techniques.
Good communication skills.
Self-Starter
UI design portfolio
Ability to discuss and explain design options
Detail oriented
Critical thinker
Problem solver and customer-centered
Fit for business purpose mind-set, i.e., the solutions provided must meet the business goals.
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to absorb and reflect on constructive critic
Take part in regular Scrum meetings via Daily, Planning, Estimation, Refinement, Review,
Liaise with stakeholders and teams
Requirements
Web Designer Requirements:
A relevant diploma in a related field.
5+ Years’ Experience
Proficiency in graphic design software including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects and other visual design tools.
Knowledge of Adobe range of products including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Dreamweaver,
Sound knowledge in UI / UX and familiar with user centred design approach
Proficient in Adobe XD, Invision, Figma and Axure
Experience and understanding of HTML5 & CSS3
Good understanding of content management systems.
Good understanding of search engine optimization principles.
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues.
Excellent visual design skills.
Up-to-date experience with international web protocols, standards, and technologies.
Creative and open to new ideas.
Adaptable and willing to learn new techniques.
Good communication skills.
Self-Starter
UI design portfolio
Ability to discuss and explain design options
Detail oriented
Critical thinker
Problem solver and customer-centered
Fit for business purpose mind-set, i.e., the solutions provided must meet the business goals.
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to absorb and reflect on constructive critic
Take part in regular Scrum meetings via Daily, Planning, Estimation, Refinement, Review,
Liaise with stakeholders and teams
Job Closing Date 30/06/2022
   
   
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