23 Feb 2021

DigiFarm UI and Front-End Developer at Safaricom Kenya

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Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA

Description

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the DigiFarm Kenya within the Enterprise Business Unit. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below

Detailed Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Digi farm Product & Technical Lead, the UI and Front-End Developer will be responsible for analyzing business requirements to create wireframes and UX designs that align to user stories and interface design principles. The UI UX developer will work alongside the architect, developers, and business team to iterate and create mockups of optimal user journeys. The developer will be a natural at understanding human-computer interaction design (HCID), in coming up with elegant solutions to improve our application.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conduct research and deconstruct our users’ digital interactions and habits.
  • Come up with UI and UX strategies based on our target goals.
  • Create and maintain digital assets, such as interface design files, wireframes, and interactive mockups.
  • Design, build, and maintain highly reusable JavaScript, HTML and CSS code.
  • Understand the limitations of our tech stack and business model and provide technical advice wherever necessary.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience as a front-end developer.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates both JavaScript proficiency and understanding of SOLID design principles (plugins, node packages, etc.).
  • Expert knowledge of CSS, CSS extension languages (Less, Sass), and CSS preprocessor tools.
  • Expert knowledge of HTML5 and its best practices.
  • Proficiency in designing interfaces and building clickable prototypes.
  • A history of deconstructing user behavior to create an improved experience for users, showcased in the form of blog posts, articles, screencasts, etc.
  • Proficiency using Git version control.
  • Self-starter developer


Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 5th March, 2021






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