UI Designer

Is the visual design of this job ad making you sad, maybe even a little bit angry? Yes? Good! Because then you might be the UI designer we have been looking for…

Apart from having an almost visceral connection to great (and bad) user-centred design, does this also sound like you?

  • Empathy is your super-power. Especially empathy with non-technical people who try to find their way around apps designed by engineers
  • You like to work in a team
  • You really care about the craft – you read about it, talk about it and importantly, share what you learn and know
  • You use words like intuitive, flow, beautiful, clean and functional a lot when you discuss your work
  • You are comfortable giving and receiving feedback
  • You know how to stand your ground on priorities

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborate with the product and engineering teams to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user-friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

What else you need

  • 4+ years of experience in UI Design
  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Ability to work with a cross-functional team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What you can expect from Skynamo 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package 
  • Being part of a team that has a measurable and direct impact on Skynamo’s success across the globe
  • A challenging and fun working environment that prioritizing learning and development as well as action 
  • A comfortable WFH policy and equally comfortable office in Stellenbosch that offers in-house barista, daily lunches, and Team Fortress gaming with colleagues

Skynamo is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, or disabled status.

Skynamo is a B2B Field Sales / Outside Sales management and productivity platform used by manufacturers, distributors and wholesalers with sales teams in the field visiting customers on a regular basis. Key features include remote submission of orders, automation of administrative tasks, and capturing of customer interactions on mobile devices. GPS technology enables sales managers to gain an overview of sales activity in the field in real-time or via an automatically generated timeline of customer visits and order submissions. Management dashboards and survey features provide valuable customer and sales productivity insights. Field sales teams using Skynamo typically double – and in some cases triple – the number of customers they visit per week and increase revenue by up to 20% in the first year. Skynamo integrates with ERP and accounting software such as Sage, Acumatica, SAP, Xero and Quickbooks to provide field sales reps with the latest product and customer information and order history while on the road or onsite at a customer. Skynamo’s integration capability streamlines the ordering process and improves order accuracy, order fulfillment and time to invoice for field sales teams on the road.