Software Engineer - UI/UX job at Raising The Village
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Vacancy title:
Software Engineer - UI/UX

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Computer & IT ]

Jobs at:

Raising The Village

Deadline of this Job:
Tuesday, July 02 2024  

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Mbarara, East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 13 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Description:
Raising The Village's PEAL department is seeking an experienced and highly skilled Software Engineer with a specialization in UI/UX to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development and a deep understanding of user interface and user experience design principles. This role requires a creative problem-solver who can collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement intuitive, user-friendly interfaces for our cutting-edge applications.

• UI/UX Design Leadership: Drive the design process from concept to implementation, creating compelling, user-centered designs for web and mobile applications.
• Design Prototyping: Create wireframes, prototypes, and high-fidelity mockups to communicate design ideas and gather feedback from stakeholders and end-users.
• User Research and Testing: Conduct user research, usability testing, and gather user feedback to inform design decisions and improve existing interfaces.
• Collaborative Design: Work closely with product managers, designers, and other engineers to define and implement innovative solutions for product direction, visuals, and experience.
• Design Systems and Standards: Develop and maintain design systems, style guides, and UI patterns to ensure consistency across all platforms.
• Performance and Usability Optimization: Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and optimize applications for maximum speed, scalability, and usability.
• Mentorship and Guidance: Mentor and guide engineers, fostering a collaborative and inclusive team environment.

• Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science.
• 3 years of experience in front end software development.
• 3 years of experience specializing in UI/UX design.
• Strong portfolio demonstrating expertise in UI/UX design and front-end development.
• Extensive experience with UI/UX design tools like Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, or similar.
• Strong understanding of responsive design, accessibility standards, and cross-browser compatibility.
• Excellent visual design skills with a keen eye for aesthetics and detail, with sensitivity to user-system interaction.
• Ability to create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps.

Personal Qualities
• Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
• Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
• Resilience and a determination to succeed
• Independent thinker with a growth mindset
• Must be passionate, self-motivated, and able to learn quickly. 
• Strong sense of integrity.  
• Personal values that match our organization's values.

RaisingTheVillageisanequalopportunityemployercommittedtodiversityandinclusion.We highlyencouragefemalecandidatestoapply.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Computer/ IT jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Tuesday, July 02 2024
Duty Station: Mbarara
Posted: 13-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 13-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 13-06-2068
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