The role at a glance:
As an exceptional senior practitioner in the field of experience design, you will be responsible for delivering world-class digital solutions for our globally recognised clients.
You will be an instrumental part of conceptualising and delivering iterative customer-centered design projects to clients.
You will lead and oversee a global design team as you collectively work on a digital transformation project for one of our key clients.
We are seeking a design lead that can provide a supportive environment where you will be able to thrive and grow, as well as mentor and manage more junior practitioners.
Executing and presenting design and creative thinking to clients, and guiding them through an iterative customer-centered design process.
Accountable for delivering visual design concepts and solutions to meet the needs of the business and its intended audience, in varying degrees of fidelity and detail.
Highly conceptual thinking in both visual and interaction design.
You will need to be able to clearly and concisely express yourself and explain/rationalise your ideas.
Support planning and scoping of design deliverables, report on the status of such deliverables to the Delivery team and notify them of any risks.
Work with the wider Foolproof team to identify, scope and win new opportunities.
Lead by example and uphold the company’s leadership values at all times.
Minimum of six years creating high-fidelity digital user interface designs for high profile digital products or services.
Expert in industry-standard design visualisation and prototyping software (for example Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, InVision and so on).
Understanding of front-end development principles and execution.
Experience of working in cross-disciplinary design and front-end development teams.
Previous experience of managing/mentoring more junior designers is desirable.
A few other qualities we value:
Good people who like to have fun (whatever that looks like for you).
Thought leaders unafraid of challenging the status quo.
A genuine, honest tone of voice.
Design for good enthusiasts.
Team players who champion collaborative ways of working.
Who We Are
We are an experience design company that works to improve the lives of millions of people all over the world. With studios in the UK, Singapore, India and South Africa, we operate globally. We help businesses to develop and ship products and services rooted in user needs. We also partner with our parent company Zensar, a leading digital and technology solutions provider. Together, we execute digital transformation programmes for major brands. We're welcoming new talent into the Foolproof fold, and want to ensure it’s just as diverse as the world around us. That's why we want to hear from everyone regardless of background, identity or ability. Different perspectives make us who we are and our work a success.
Currently we are all working remotely but, eventually, this role will be partially based in our Cape Town office with working from home where possible and working on client site as required.