takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented UI Team Lead to join our Product team in Cape Town.We are a young, dynamic, hyper growth company looking for smart, creative, hard-working people with integrity to join us. We offer a market related, Total Remuneration Package which allows full flexibility according to your needs, a great work environment and a promise that you won't be bored if you are prepared for a challenge and want to build something great.In this role, you have experience leading product design efforts within a cross-functional team. You're able to motivate, inspire, and influence a team in order to make the right decisions. You help the team exchange feedback at all stages of the work, and help them stay honest about solving the right problems, for the right users, in the right way.You communicate clearly and can articulate the strategy and rationale behind your decisions. You're capable of guiding a group to do the same as consensus or discord builds. You strive to be analytical and objective, and partner with teammates who share this mindset. You make decisions that attempt to find long-term value for our business and users.You are a strong designer, a great manager and a passionate user-centered thinker - you sweat the details because you know that millions of people rely on what you're designing. You balance big-picture UX thinking with tiny UI details because you use your system thinking to support real behavior patterns.
Responsibilities + Skills
A solid understanding of iOS, Android or Web design patterns.An affinity for the latest trends in technology and great design.Your attention to detail doesn't prevent you from shipping with confidence.You are an expert in articulating design decisions.You are a collaborator and know how to bring others along.
Experience designing digital products and UI design systems.Experience designing UI pattern libraries and style guides.Experience working with company CIs and enriching CIs.