Product Designer

Kuda is a full service, app-based digital bank. Our mission is to be the go-to bank not just for those living on the African continent, but also for the African diaspora wherever they might live, anywhere in the world. Kuda is free of ridiculous banking charges and great at helping customers budget, spend smartly and save more. We raised the largest seed round ever seen in Africa, and completed a Series A funding round in February 2021, led by some of the world’s smartest venture capital investors. With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading ‘Neobank’ for Africans.

To help us grow into the company that can bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa get access to great financial products and services in order to take control of their personal finances, we are actively looking for bright, talented, driven people who are excited by our mission. If this sounds like a great way to spend your valuable time, then please get in touch with us.

Job Location: Lagos (Remote)

Job Description

We’re looking for a Product Designer to create engaging designs according to requirements across the full suite of Kuda products.
You will work under the supervision of the Product Design Lead to produce high-quality work.
You will be involved in the full product development cycle: from early research and product strategy, to design and developer hand-off.
You should have a strong understanding of design patterns on the web, mobile, strong visual and user experience sensibilities, and care deeply about the end-user experience.
Job Responsibilities

Use various techniques to create drafts and prototypes
Produce final design solutions
Pitch creative and usable ideas
Bring new ideas to life from sketching and wireframes to high-fidelity prototypes, visual design, asset production and developer handoff.
Use feedback from other designers, customers, and team members to improve the product.
Work closely with Product Managers and Engineers on the Retail, Business and Internal Product teams to launch features that impact the teams’ KPIs
Job Requirements

3+ years of experience designing and shipping both web and mobile products and tools
Strong portfolio demonstrating visual and user experience design in similar products
Experience with Figma
Familiarity with design techniques (e.g. prototyping, wireframing)
Understanding of visual elements (layout, colors typography, and fonts
A razor sharp eye for detail
Time management and multitasking abilities
The ability to think at a high level about product strategy and clearly articulate design decisions.

Knowledge of and interest in technology and financial services; prior experience working in fintech or digital payments a plus.
Experience designing, maintaining and using a design system.
Familiarity with UX writing.
Basic familiarity with front-end development with HTML/CSS/Javascript
Experience working in a fast-paced startup environment.
Experience using graphics editing tools (e.g. Photoshop, illustrator).
Why join Kuda?
At Kuda, our people are the heart of our business, so we prioritize your welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including but not limited to:

Competitive annual leave plus bank holidays
Group life insurance
Health insurance
L&D training
We are advocates of work-life balance and offer a 3 day per week remote working option.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online-

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