UI / UX Designer Recruitment at Aku Fintech Services Limited


Aku is a digital bank licensed by the CBN to offer easy payment, simple banking for everyone. Send/receive money and pay bills via USSD, app, cards. We are on a mission to help Africans get paid and grow. We leverage the power of tech to drive financial inclusion - one mobile device at a time.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: UI / UX Designer
Job Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • The UI / UX Designer will be responsible for using a combination of user centered design and agile development methods to create a highly usable user interface for payment and credit products.
  • We are seeking a UI / UX Designer with a passion for real impactful work, finding solutions to allow our customers to access payment and credit most easily and intuitively
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  • The ideal candidate will be skilled at each stage of the design process but always focused on the needs of the customer.

Responsibilities

  • Work with developers, product managers in designing payment and credit solutions.
  • Creates sketches, wireframes, and mockups of user interface screens according to the requirements/user stories that adhere to the Look & Feel Standards as well as any applicable regulatory requirements. Creates high-fidelity functioning prototypes.
  • Reviews wireframes with Product Owners/managers for business requirements and with Technical Lead for technical feasibility before presenting to the business.
  • Identify new product improvement opportunities and propose research to validate these ideas.
  • Communicating design ideas to a broad range of stakeholders (management, engineers, product) using user flows, process flows, site maps, and wireframes.
  • Work with product managers to analyze how a new product satisfies market needs and consumer preferences.
  • Modify and revise existing designs to meet changing customer preferences.
  • Coordinate with other design team members to follow consistent design guidelines, standards, and best practices.
  • Work closely with product managers to suggest improvements for products and processes.

Requirements

  • Tertiary Education from a recognized institution, ideally in design or a similar field.
  • Minimum of 4 years of work experience as a product designer/ UI/UX Designer is required
  • Experience working in fintech company will be an added advantage.
  • A strong portfolio packed with clean and inventive interface design is required.
  • Strong understanding of the principles of user-centered design.
  • Knowledge and experience of design guidelines and behavior patterns. Can speak in tail about user expectations and design/UX principles for both web and mobile is required.
  • Proven experience in all phases of the design process including user research, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, UX design, and usability testing is required.
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping software such as Illustrator, Figma, Webflow, usability tools and other visual design tools is required.
  • Creative problem-solving designer – not satisfied with the status quo and always thinking of ways to improve.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an intuitive eye for customer needs beyond the obvious.
  • Proven experience working with cross-functional team members, with examples in your portfolio.
  • Ability to collect and interprete both qualitative and quantitative feedback
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Adaptable and willing to learn from experts within the company, and constantly striving to improve.
  • Having a knowledge of front-end development web programming languages such as HTML and CSS, and JavaScript (React) is an added advantage.
  • Be able to recommend new tools and technologies by staying abreast of the latest trends and techniques.

Benefits

  • MacBook Pro
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote friendly
  • Health Insurance
  • Team building events
  • Paid Leave Days.
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