takealot.com, a leading South African online retailer, is looking for a highly talented UX Team Lead to join our Product team in Cape Town.In this role, you will guide research and design processes, mentor talented members of the design team, and collaborate with product managers, software engineers, and many others to solve complex challenges and craft powerful and innovative experiences across all of Takealot's digital platforms.You are a great design team leader, manager, systems-level design thinker - with an outstanding intuition - who will provide leadership and direction for a team of designers. You have a sense for clean design and are committed to creating elegantly simple user experiences from otherwise complex workflows. You also take time to understand the performance side of design, and also the business aspects of the products.This is a hands-on role: you should expect to spend at least 70% of your time performing UX tasks and producing UX artifacts. The other 30% of your time will be split between day-to-day people management, recruitment and strategic planning with other leads and senior management.
Responsibilities + Skills
Customer researchTask analysisMarket researchUsability testingA/B testingData analysis
Information architecture & information designInteraction designPersona creationUser-centered design