User Experience / User Interface Designer Job in Nairobi

Blue Gate Technologies is an established IT Solutions company situated in Nairobi. Our focus is to make organizations get bang for the buck from investments in digital technology systems and services. Primarily, we offer Cloud Productivity solutions, Digital Agency and Technical Consultancy services.

Through our Digital Agency services department, we offer Web Design & Development, Web Strategy Consultancy, Social Media and Online Marketing advisory services.

We are now seeking an experienced User Experience / User Interface Designer to join our team on a consultancy basis.


~ Ability to understand Customer and business requirements and translating this into elegant designs and User Interfaces.
~ Good skills using WireFraming/Sketching tools to bring concepts to life before Design stage.
~ Design elegant, user friendly web/mobile user interfaces using industry standard wire-framing and web/mobile design tools.
~ Come up with designs for Social Media sites consistent with Web/Mobile design look and feel.
~ Ability to work with the Web Developement Team to bring the web/mobile designs succesfully to life.
~ Quick turnaround to meet tight deadlines
~ Constantly communication with team members on progress and adapting/adjusting designs as agreed with key stakeholders.
~ Working with the Project Leader to seek clarity in understanding and analyzing user stories for each web/mobile design task.

~Prepare Documentation to explain design thinking for designs adopted for future reference.



~ Should have at least 2 years of experience working in a UX/UI designer role
~ Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability using WireFrames and PSD designs developed using before mentioned tools.
~ Exceptional design skills, production value and attention to detail
~ Preferred/optional Front end Technologies: In-depth knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3, and at least some Javascript.
~ Good graphics design skills using PhotoShop, illustrator,InDesign, FireWorks ot associated design tools..
~ Experience with user interface design patterns and standard UCD methodologies
~ Strong experience in user-experience design and business requirement gathering
~ Strong analytical and problem solving skills with an attention to detail
~ Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and manage own time with changing priorities in an agile environment
~ Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
~ A results oriented individual who thrives working in a fast paced environment
~ Excellent interpersonal skills with a willingness to go the extra mile to assist other team members
~ Passion for creating aesthetically attractive and professional looking web/mobile designs (UI) that are easy and fun for end users to use (UX).

How to Apply

To apply, send an updated detailed copy of your CV and a cover letter expressing why you feel you would be an excellent candidate for the role to [email protected] with the subject: User Experience/User Interface Designer

Deadline for applications is Thursday 20th August 2015 between 5 and 6pm.