BrighterMonday

UI/UX Developer, Digital Transformation

Job Summary

The UI Developer will work in our digital team to determine customer needs, brainstorm solutions, generate website mockups and prototypes, present these prototypes to businesses and both develop and optimize live platforms. We are looking for someone who is quick on their feet, possesses strong technical skills, and is not afraid to ask questions. An understanding of not just ‘how to code’ but ‘why’ certain code works is a must.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description/Requirements


Business Function: 

Digital Transformation


Reports to: 

Officer, Digital Transformation


Location: 

Kampala, Uganda


Our Client comprises a portfolio of businesses focused on structural growth markets. The business helps individuals to de-risk their lives and deal with their biggest financial concerns through life insurance. One of the longest standing and most successful global insurers in the world with over 20  million life customers, +24,000 employees, and £56billion of assets under management as of 30th June  2019, They have been providing financial security to customers since 1848 and it’s one of the oldest insurers in the world, with 171 continuous years of providing financial services. 

The Client provides protection and savings opportunities to customers, social and economic benefits to the communities in which it operates, jobs and opportunities to its employees, and financial benefits for its investors. By offering security, pooling savings, and making investments, they help maintain the growth cycle. The company’s strategy is designed to create sustainable economic value for its customers and shareholders. 

The company continues to develop its businesses in new markets in Africa, building on the success of its other regional models, particularly in Asia. Currently, the company has a footprint in eight countries:  Uganda, Kenya, Zambia, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Cote d’ Ivoire, and Togo.



Job Scope: 

Our client builds human-focused technology solutions that capture efficiency,  performance, and user-friendly designs. We are seeking a front-end UI developer to translate designs into crisp code and build thoughtful experiences centered around our customers. We are looking for a  UI/UX Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.  

The UI Developer will work in our digital team to determine customer needs, brainstorm solutions,  generate website mockups and prototypes, present these prototypes to businesses and both develop and optimize live platforms. We are looking for someone who is quick on their feet, possesses strong technical skills, and is not afraid to ask questions. An understanding of not just ‘how to code’  but ‘why’ certain code works is a must.  

Ultimately, the goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users. The ability to work under pressure is an added advantage because of the growing business and increased expectation to excel. 


Principal Accountabilities: 

• Develop new user-facing features Web and mobile compatible. 

• Write reusable code and libraries. 

• Enhance application for maximum speed and scalability. 

• Validate input before submitting to the back end. 

• Collaborate with team members and stakeholders. 

• Bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation. 

• Define how the application looks and how it works. 

• Translate UI/UX design wireframes to actual code.

  

Core Competences Required: 

• 2-3 years of experience developing and implementing software applications.

• BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field 

• Good understanding of SEO Optimization and Google analytics 

• Must Know Frameworks – WordPress, Laravel, CodeIgniter 

• 3-5 years experience in HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, responsive design. 

• 2-3 years experience in NODE/GRUNT JS 

• 2-3 years experience in Sass or Scss  

• 2-3 years experience in Es6 

• 2-3 years experience in XD/ and Photoshop.  

• 2-3 years experience in CI/CD and git.  

• 2-3 years experience in React/Angular or Vue for web development. 

• Mobile Application Coding using Kotlin/Swift. (Knowledge in Flutter is an added advantage)

• Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

• Ensuring websites are accessible across many platforms, including laptops and smartphones.

• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as {{Git /SharePoint/SVN}}

• Experience developing software utilizing various coding languages including Java, C++, PHP, and  more 

• Experience in secure software systems and user interface web applications based upon industry specifications.

• Experience developing customized code for multiple projects simultaneously.

• Capable of configuring popular database engines and orchestrating clusters, as necessary.

• Ability to plan resource requirements from high-level specifications. 

• Outstanding collaboration and communication skills are essential. 


Good to have (Not mandatory): 

• Familiarity with Gimp or Photoshop 

• Strong proficiency with SQL and its variation among popular databases and modern relational  databases 

• Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third-party tools.

• Familiar with tools that can aid with profiling server resource usage and optimizing it.

• Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity, and SQL

• Professional experience using cybersecurity and open-source technology.

• In-depth understanding of data management (e.g., permissions, recovery, security, and  monitoring)


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