Job vacancy UX/UI Designer in South Africa

PO Box 15507, Vlaeberg 8018
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Full Time
13 Aug, 2019
Job Title

UX/UI Designer

Job Presentation
Basebone is a digital content business focused on the mobile phone user.
We are the creators and owners of Baseplay streaming services, where users can enjoy a wide range of games, music and video content from their phone. The freemium model offers access to limited content for free or to subscribe for unlimited entertainment, without ads.

Baseplay is available on and the Google Play Store.
The goal for the company is to be within the top 3 in each market we operate, by mastering the entirety of the value chain, from online advertising to mobile billing technologies.

Basebone have been running successfully for over a decade and we are proud to be the market leaders in South Africa and Kenya. We have 50+ talented staff with a global presence having offices in London, Marbella, Cape Town and Nicosia. For more information on our company please visit us at

About the Department…

Our Product team is highly committed to providing the most innovative and engaging sites to entertain our mobile users on a global scale.

Basebone product team is looking for an experienced Product UX/UI Designer to join our international and cross-functional team. If you have a can-do mentality, you are passionate about web & mobile products, and you are looking for your next challenge in a fast paced company… we would like to hear from you!

  • • Experience in developing products for both mobile & web
  • • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
  • • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • • Solid experience with usability testing.
  • • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps.
  • • Solid knowledge of typography and composition
  • • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • • Comfortable working with developers and obtaining a fundamental knowledge of programming methods
  • • Ability to initiate ideas and present design decisions with convincing arguments
  • • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction.
  • • Passionate about user experience and design at large. Knowledge of the latest design trends and technology.
  • • Very organized and communicate clearly.
  • • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Graphic or Industrial Design, HCI, Fine Arts, or related fields, or equivalent experience with an emphasis in UI design.
  • • Collaborate with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience.
  • • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks.
  • • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering.
  • • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • • Identify existing design deficiencies and propose solutions.
  • • Setting clear expectations for projects & contributing towards setting feature milestones.
  • • Effectively communicate designs and outcomes to team members and stakeholders.
  • • Make informed choices & communicate them clearly
  • • Understand and defend design decisions as well as listen and incorporate feedback into the design.
  • • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback.
  • • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards.
  • • Constantly identify areas of improvement in design and our system.
  • • Help review UI implementation and work with front-end engineers to make adjustments before each release
  • • Ownership and responsibility of key work and measure the success of new designs
  • We are continually adding and improving our benefits but here are some of the perks we offer:
  • • Private healthcare
  • • Half Fridays
  • • Complimentary catering and as much coffee as you can drink!
  • Basebone is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.
  • By sending your CV, you give your explicit consent to BASEBONE for the treatment and storage of your personal data as required by the European Union General Data Protection Regulation.

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