User Experience Designer

Opera Software AS

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Opera Software crafts products and services that connect millions of people to the internet. The biggest operators around the world choose to work with us to give their customers the best web experience. Our mobile advertising platform enables publishers to monetize their content and allows brands to reach millions of consumers. We strive to develop superior products and services for our users around the world, through state-of-the-art technology, innovation, leadership and partnerships.

Job Description

  • We are looking for a passionate and engaged UX Designer with experience in web and mobile application design to join our UX Team. The position is in Lagos, Nigeria and is part of the global Opera Payment UX Department.
  • The Opera Payments Platform (OPay) enables users to pay for various services through their mobile or web browser. It provides fast, easy, and secure payments and money transfers.
  • Our key markets are emerging economies in Africa, Asia, and South America, where Opera has a traditionally strong presence and user base.
  • As part of the UX team, you will design and deliver a simple and easy-to-use payment experience both on the web and the Android app. As a UX Designer, you will collaborate with other members of our product, design, and engineering teams to translate concepts into a living, breathing product. You will follow up on the new functionality design and maintain the existing design documentations.
  • At Opera Software, we develop superior products and services for our users around the world through state-of-the-art technology, innovation, leadership, and partnerships.
  • Our product portfolio includes web browsers, payment solutions, news aggregation services, data compression, and privacy. Our products enable more than 350 million internet consumers to discover and connect with the content and services that matter most to them, regardless of the device, network, or location.
  • If you’re looking for a fast-paced, agile, and fun environment to work and have an interest in the payment industry, then Opera is the place for you!

Responsibilities

  • Deliver innovative, user-friendly design on web and mobile, including interaction design specifications, interactive prototype.
  • Maintain existing interaction design, including improving user experience and updating design specifications
  • Fulfill several project requests simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines
  • Work with product managers and design manager to develop design concepts
  • Be able to take initiative, be creative and curious, be able to conduct design review meetings, and collect feedback with other teammates
  • Communicate and collaborate with other cross-functional teammates
  • Assist engineers with the final development of Opera products.

Job Requirement:

  • BSc degree in Design or a related field, or demonstrated design knowledge in equivalent practical experience
  • Fluency in the best practices for web-based and Android application information architecture and design, as well as a strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques
  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently
  • Skills in SketchApp or Adobe Creative Suite
  • An understanding of user-centered design process, methodologies, and principles of usability
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and able to manage priorities well
  • Be fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Portfolio required for candidates.

Ideal job requirements:

  • Visual design and user research skills is a plus
  • Motion design
  • Prototyping and scripting.

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Summary

Company

Opera Software AS

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Information Technology

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years