Head of UX & Product Design Job at Jumia

Jumia is Africa's leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Head of UX & Product Design

Job Location: Nigeria
Job type: Full Time

What You Will Be Doing

  • Creating stunning user-centered designs on Android, iOS and web.
  • Getting the best out of UX research tools and methods.
  • Managing design teams across a wide, complicated, range of customer-facing and internal tools.
  • Maintaining shared design systems, ideally in Figma.
  • Creating amazing, compelling mobile-first prototypes.
  • Mentoring and coaching both junior and senior practitioners.
  • Setting up design and research teams for success through rituals and good practice.

What We Are Looking For

  • 5+ years experience as Head of UX and Product Design.
  • A track record of excellent UX&UI practice and team management.
  • A true passion for getting know customers and user-centered designs.
  • Experience in eCommerce or similar complicated, customer-first environments
  • Fluent in English (Mandatory).

We Offer

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector
  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.