UX Designer - Jumia Food (Full Time) - Cairo

Jumia is a leading e-commerce platform in Africa. It is built around a marketplace, Jumia Logistics, and JumiaPay. The marketplace helps millions of consumers and sellers to connect and transact. Jumia Logistics enables the delivery of millions of packages through our network of local partners. JumiaPay facilitates the payments of online transactions for Jumia's ecosystem. With over 1 billion people and 500 million internet users in Africa, Jumia believes that e-commerce is making people's lives easier by helping them shop and pay for millions of products at the best prices wherever they live. E-commerce is also creating new opportunities for SMEs to grow, and job opportunities for a new generation to thrive.

With over 5,000 employees in more than 10 countries in Africa, Jumia is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by very high-profile shareholders. Jumia is committed to creating a sustainable impact in Africa. Jumia offers unique opportunities in a vibrant and booming environment, creating new jobs, new skills, and empowering a new generation. 

Job Mission: 

Focus on optimizing the platforms’ usability, accessibility and interaction. Design the screen or page with which a user interacts, in accordance with the guidelines from the PO. 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences, by researching, prototyping and testing for digital channels;
  • Clearly articulate your design vision and provide suggestions on best practices for bringing designs to life, while satisfying user and technical requirements and delivering interactive components, page layouts, logos, icons, etc.;
  • Execute and research interaction design and visual as a part of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Collaborate and share knowledge with other team members (designers, developers and product managers);
  • Contribute, update and maintain a company-wide style guide;
  • Respect and follow the code of conduct, general rules and principles of the company;
  • Fulfill other duties which are necessary for company well-being, safety and security.
     

Requirements:

  • + 2 years experience UX/UI Design;
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience designing with product teams;
  • Bachelor degree in IT, UX/UI or equivalent;
  • Strong understanding of iOS and Android design guidelines;
  • Experience designing dense and responsive layouts for the web;
  • Deep appreciation and talent for simple solutions to complex problems;
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate ideas and solutions;
  • Eager to work in team environment and share know-how;
  • Open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism;
  • Passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation;
  • Proficiency with Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator and other design tools;
  • Good idea visualization and presentation skills;
  • Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, and communication skills;
  • Easily adapts to new situations and changes;
  • Has a keen attention to detail and is organized;
  • Fluent English. 

We offer:

  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment

  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team working around the world

  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders for our future internet ventures

Please send your CV in English. CV in other languages will not be considered.