To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.

JOBS

Experience Designer1

  • Company: *iHub_ Research
  • Deadline: Friday 27th April 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

As Experience Designer, you’ll help to grow the UX culture at the iHub. We seek a talented, energized and motivated professional to support our organization.

Duties will include:

  • Guide the developer groups in Design Thinking
  • Facilitating user experience during various events
  • Mentoring
  • Conversation starters
  • Dialogue facilitation
  • Community engagement

Required skills/qualifications: 

  • Experience in Ethnography, R&D, community management, Design Thinking, UX, or Usability Testing
  • Passion to teach and pass on skills to others 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Initiative to work in a fast-paced start-up environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills
  • Degree in relevant field  (e.g. Communications, Design, Computer Science, Computer Graphics)
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Kenyan citizen preferred

Availability:

At least 10 hours/week from end-April 2012 to July 2012, with possible extension

How to apply

Please send your resumé and cover letter to jobs@ihub.co.ke stating your favorite design thinking or UX book and relevant qualifications for this position. Do not apply if you do not meet the minimum requirements above.