UX-UI Design Intern

Posted on March 30th, 2021 | 39 days left to apply | 52 views

UX/UI Design Intern

  • Company: Kandua
  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa 
  • Internship length: 6 months
  • Internship start date: ASAP

Summary

Kandua is a fintech startup looking for eager interns to support our growing business needs for 2021. Our flagship product, Kandua.com, is South Africa’s largest online home services marketplace. A seamlessly designed platform, that connects great home service providers to the people who need them, powered by pioneering technology and a passionate, talented team.

As an intern, you will be working closely with a Senior member of the Kandua team, as well as other colleagues who will provide you with real hands-on projects and daily tasks.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with your supervisor to make upgrades to user journeys exquisitely managed and kept up to-date
  • Work closely with your supervisor to make sure all user facing features are well instrumented before they go into production with appropriate wireframes and copy
  • Aid in developing an ongoing "institutional brain" around principles for designing for our relevant stakeholders
  • Design using tools, incl but not limited to, for: Wireframing - like Balsamiq; Prototyping - like Figma; Mapping - like Miro; High-def UI design - like Photoshop; Presenting - like PowerPoint
  •  Research using processes (e.g. Service Design, Journey Mapping, Empathy Mapping, User research, Usability testing etc), but ultimately the flexibility and desire to be useful - whatever it takes
  • Solve problems by using your ability to switch rapidly between different ones(especially with people in disparate environments)
  • Maintain high standards, without being a perfectionist. You can make sensible compromises and assumptions

Qualifications and Skills

Minimum requirements:

  • Experience working with UX Design tools
  • Experience in using UX Design best practices to design solutions, and an understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • Experience of user centred design principles and practices.
  • Interaction design, creating wireframes, user workflows, and prototypes
  • Innovative, creative problem solver with an eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of software development processes.

Essential Skills

  • Willing to learn about - Wireframing - like Balsamiq; Prototyping - like Figma; Mapping - like Miro; High-def UI design - like Photoshop; Presenting - like PowerPoint
  • Have a basic understanding how software is built (bonus points for knowing some HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Strong English, written and verbal interpersonal skills
  • Excellent management and organizational skills, detail-oriented with the ability to work independently and to be supervised remotely (have a laptop and a quiet space to work when needed)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills and detail orientated
  • Flexible and self-motivated
  • Experience working with a team 
Kandua.com, is South Africa’s largest online home services marketplace. A seamlessly designed platform, that connects great home service providers to the people who need them, powered by pioneering technology and a passionate, talented team.
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