Vacancy: designer (ICT sector)
Great opportunity for someone with entrepreneurial spirit who likes to develop his/her career in an international ICT setting in a Kenyan office.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Work experience: 2-5 years
Qualifications: relevant Bachelor's degree
Listen to this: we believe happy people deliver excellent results. This is why we exist, to create a working environment where our staff can do what they were born to do: create software that makes impact. We build interesting web/app solutions for the Dutch and Kenyan market either commissioned by our customers or own solutions in interesting partnerships.
We manage this by being transparent, honest and giving full responsibility to our colleagues. We celebrate success and understand that in order to succeed, you need to be allowed to fail as well. By doing this, we already opened nine offices in the Netherlands and Spain with almost 300 happy employees and 130+ happy customers. Do you want to pursue happiness with us? Join us now!
We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative designer with 2 to 5 years of work experience. Someone who likes to work in a complex environment with inspiring colleagues, inspiring clients and lots of learning opportunities.
With your ambitions and drive you bring energy and inspiration to the team. You will assist in shaping our designs and build a close relationship with both our team in Nairobi and also with our specialists in the Netherlands.
Designing, developing, and implementing user-friendly, professional, visually-pleasing designs and user-interfaces for web and mobile applications.
Develop online graphics and assets.
Work directly with the team and or customers from project kick off to launch.
Communicating ideas through low and high-fidelity mockups
Collaborating with team members to ensure technical solutions are implemented to meet project and design requirements
Creating and effectively arranging graphics, images and all other content into a creative, cohesive, functional, and visually-pleasing website utilizing best practices in User Interface/User Experience design.
usage of graphics and graphic design software (think Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) to create a fantastic look.
You need to bring:
A mindset that is results and detail oriented
The ability to work effectively and independently across functional areas in a collaborative environment
Able to manage multiple tasks with competing timelines and deliverables
Working knowledge of HTML and CSS and other web-based programming languages.
Understanding of design principles.
Strong understanding of design principles and best practices.
Understanding of website architecture and best practices.
Understanding of responsive and adaptive design methods.
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and Illustrator) is an added advantage.
Previous experience with working in an Agile team would be a great advantage!
Besides knowledge we are looking for the following competencies:
Minimum of 2 years of work experience as a designer.
Minimum a Bachelor's degree in relevant areas e.g. ICT, web/app design, etc.
Strong English written and vocal communication skills.
Cultural awareness and the ability to work with western management.
Entrepreneurial spirit, willing to assist in growing the office.
Energized and passionate about all you do in life.
Flexible, open for new challenges and able to think out of the box.
Responsible for finishing the work on time.
Real team player who works together with other specialists in order to create the best result.
Your assertive attitude enables you to collaborate remotely in a virtual team.
Willing to learn new technologies and ways of working with the aim of increased efficiency
We offer you:
A competitive salary
Healthcare, lunch at work
Working with and receiving training and coaching from some of the best developers and designers of The Netherlands.
Working in an agile environment with low hierarchy and lots of growing opportunities with a great focus on employee happiness.
Great employment opportunity with room for creativity, development of your own career and inspiring team building. In The Netherlands we were awarded the ‘Best Place to Work - Award’ in 2017.
ONLY apply if you do have relevant knowledge and work experience: minimum of 2 years design experience and a relevant degree, for your application to be included in the recruitment process.
If you are the one we are looking for, please upload your cv, application letter and expected salary to incentroafrica.recruitee.com