Product Designer Recruitment at Klasha
Lagos, Nigeria
1d ago
source : Jobgurus

Product Designer Recruitment at Klasha

Klasha makes it easy for African consumers to shop online. We build technology that allows African consumers to easily access the goods they want on the continent.

We enable payments online in local African currencies and can handle the last-mile logistics for our retail partners too.

Statistically, Africa is the future, so we believe consumers on the continent should have the same frictionless access to the global e-commerce economy as consumers in the West.

Klasha was founded in Lagos, Nigeria in 2018 and is backed by Techstars, Ginco Investments and a group of notable angel investors.

Klasha is run by 20-somethings from five nationalities that speak six different languages between them. Klasha has offices in Johannesburg, South Africa and Lagos, Nigeria

We are recruiting to fill the position of :

Job Position : Product Designer

About the Role

  • Klasha is looking for a product designer to work on various products we develop for our customers.
  • This candidate will have a strong ability to take client ideas and create an attractive product based on their needs.
  • This candidate should feel comfortable creating prototypes and communicating with internal teams in order to deliver wholesome solutions.
  • The candidate should also have the ability to follow budget constraints and demonstrate some pieces of previous works through a portfolio.
  • Responsibilities

    What you will be doing :

  • Identify opportunities for new products
  • Analyze how a new product ties in with market needs and consumer preferences
  • Set design requirements based on briefs from internal teams and external partners
  • Produce prototypes and test functionality
  • Improve the design of existing products
  • Gather feedback from product users
  • Identify new product improvement opportunities
  • Analyze how a new product satisfies market needs and consumer preferences
  • Stay up to date on current industry trends and market conditions
  • Coordinate with other design team members to ensure consistent and accurate communication
  • Modify and revise existing designs to meet changing customer preferences
  • Work closely with product engineers to suggest improvements for products and processes
  • Present product design ideas to cross-functional teams and senior leadership
  • Creating user flows, wireframes, prototypes and mockups
  • Translating requirements into style guides, design systems, design patterns and attractive user interfaces
  • Designing UI elements such as input controls, navigational components and informational components
  • Creating original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
  • Identifying and troubleshooting UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Collaborating effectively with the product, engineering, and management teams
  • Incorporating customer feedback, usage metrics, and usability findings into design in order to enhance user experience
  • Requirements

    You should apply if you :

  • Have a Bachelor's Degree / Diploma in Design, Fine Arts, Engineering or related fields.
  • Possess work experience as a Product Designer or similar role
  • Have prior experience as a UI / UX Designer as well as a strong portfolio of related projects
  • Are proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop)
  • Possess creativity in mixing up colours, shapes and techniques
  • Have experience with design programs (like Illustrator and Sketch)
  • Possess time-management skills
  • Possess basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus
  • Pay strong attention to detail and have a keen eye for aesthetics
  • Have excellent communication skills and can clearly articulate your ideas, designs, and suggestions.
  • Benefits

    Our people are the heart of the business, so we prioritize welfare and offer a wide range of competitive benefits including but not limited to :

  • All the latest technology you need to do your role
  • Private health insurance
  • Calm membership
  • Free lunch in the office
  • Budget for French language classes
  • One-time home office set-up allowance
  • Hybrid; remote + office hours and flexible working conditions
  • Access to Klasha Sessions development training courses
  • Diesel and fuel allowance for remote working
  • Work-from-anywhere weeks; Work from anywhere for three weeks in a year
  • Paid birthday day off
  • Team building events
  • Bank holidays swap
  • Access to mental health wellness services
  • Paid parental leave.
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