Product Designer
Lagos, Nigeria
6d ago

Edukoya is Building Africa’s largest learning platform that offers personalized solutions to the educational needs of the continent regardless of Age and status.

With their robust AI operating system, they are looking to bridge the gap and disparities in education and use technology to have a significant impact on educational equity.

They are using data-driven AI technology to reach the next generation of students in Africa, helping learners reach their goals in the most efficient way.

About The Role

Edukoya is looking to hire a user-obsessed Product Designer with a passion for developing solutions that allow customers to intuitively use our products.

The ideal candidate will be skilled at each stage of the design process while staying focused on the needs of the customer.

What do you need to do to be considered successful?

You will make deliberate design decisions and to translate any given user-experience journey into a smooth and intuitive interaction.

You will also be responsible for :

  • You will work with cross-functional team members and will rely heavily on both qualitative and quantitative data to gain insights.
  • You will turn your insights into delightful designs.
  • Set design requirements based on information from internal teams and user research.
  • 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.
  • How Important are you to the bottom line?

    You will be responsible for delivering the best user experience, which makes your role extremely important for their success and ensuring customer satisfaction and retention.

    The biggest problem solving duties on the Job

    You’ll create both functional and appealing features that address their clients’ needs and help grow their customer base.

    You will design ideas using various methods and latest technology.

    What do you need to have done In your career?

  • A comprehensive and well-rounded portfolio of work, demonstrating a strong understanding of customer needs.
  • Proven experience in all phases of the design process including user research, copywriting, wireframing, prototyping, visual design, interaction design, and usability testing.
  • An intuitive eye for customer needs beyond the obvious.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional team members.
  • Ability to collect and interpret both qualitative and quantitative feedback.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and persuade around design concepts.
  • Passion for design; not satisfied with the status quo and always thinking of ways to improve.
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Dynamic, creative personality, effective at engaging and influencing a variety of audiences.
  • Provide assistance to product engineers when needed.
  • Recommend new tools and technologies by staying abreast of the latest trends and techniques.
  • Previous startup experience.
  • Previous Edtech experience.
  • Ability to create and amp; implement a data strategy to enable analytics that enhance the business’s objectives.
  • Knowledge of project management methodologies and amp; strong with time management.
  • Strong understanding of integration and amp; service orchestration strategies.
  • Experience working in an agile environment and amp; is able to constantly test, learn and amp; iterate based on user feedback and amp; prioritize features.
  • Strong communication skills - you’ll be sharing the results of analyses and amp; discussing technical problems with the team.
  • Manage costs and amp; budgets across the technology value streams.
  • Leadership skills, management skills and amp; a great team player.
  • Relentlessly resourceful and amp; creative problem solver
  • High-risk tolerance and amp; boundless ambition.
  • A collaborative approach and amp; willingness to be wrong.
  • Brilliant at bringing together people across functions, countries and amp; cultures.
  • Passionate about users’ needs.
  • Industry-agnostic.
  • Driven by consistent iteration
  • What Do you stand to Gain?

  • You will have the opportunity to partner with the business founder and amp; influence strategy as a technical leader of the business
  • You will be working in an exciting start-up environment where you can practice and amp; harness your creativity and amp; innovation.
  • You will have an opportunity to be part of a founding team of a high-potential start-up with global ambitions
  • Edukoya has built very strategic partnerships and amp; is backed by some global organizations in Africa which you will also have access to.
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