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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Absa Bank Limited (Absa) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group Limited. Absa offers personal and business banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, wealth and investment management as well as bancassurance. Barclays Africa Group Limited is 62.3% owned by Barclays Bank PLC and is listed on the JSE Limited. The Group is one of A...
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    UX/UI Designer

    Job Description

    Who are we looking for?


    The quote-unquote UX/UI Designer who has the skills in that overlapping spot between User Experience, Interaction Design and Visual Design. You’ll know if you fit the bill J


    Some thoughts to guide you. Would you like to?

    • Collaborate with a highly skilled team of software engineers and designers

    • Work in a genuinely fast-paced Agile environment,

    • Own your work throughout the entire Software Development Lifecycle from conception to deployment

    • Break down complex tasks into bite size chunks, improvise, and shift strategies to meet different types of challenges

    • Be empowered to proactively produce even when not all the answers are available yet

    • Add value by creating useful deliverables that reduce uncertainty allowing development to progress

    • Identity and map the value stream that will provide business value to our end users

    • Push boundaries, think outside the box and engage in cognitive flexibility

    • Gain knowledge in the banking business domain

    • Exposure to the latest IT trends, techniques and technologies

    • Re-imagine new ways to solve existing problems

    • Build in learning and continuous improvement

    • Increase throughput and reduce lead-time to achieve high responsiveness in the development process. Learn to work with incomplete information which allows work to begin earlier and activities to be done more in parallel.

    • Join team building events where we come together and have some fun!


    What are we looking for? We want someone who has:

    • 3 – 6 years working experience within Design, Software Development and/or related field.

    • Practical User Experience and User Interface Design knowledge and experience

    • Practical understanding of Lean Design & Development Principles

    • The ability to Ideate and to diverge (explore options) before you converge to being pragmatic and focused

    • Previous experience in Agile and Kanban ways of working

    • The ability to autonomously, efficiently time & task manage

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills



    • Previous experience working on a financial product and/or in a financial institution

    • Understanding of Lean Development, Design Thinking and Human-Centred Design Practices

    • Understanding of Java, JavaScript, Angular HTML and CSS development principles

    • Design Programs (Sketch, Adobe Suite, Abstract)

    • Miro (Realtimeboard)

    • Atlassian Stack (Jira, Trello)

    • Slack & Teams


    Application requirements

    • Submit a CV as well a portfolio with samples of UX & UI Designs and related deliverables

    • Advantageous: Case studies offering insight into the designs and the work in the portfolio.



    Bachelor`s Degrees and Advanced Diplomas: Physical, Mathematical, Computer and Life Sciences (Required)

    Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Absa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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