Product Designer

About Andela:

 

Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development.

Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.

 

We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen

 

About the Product Designer role

The Product Designer is an expert practitioner in Design that the rest of our organization looks up to for thought leadership in design.

This individual possesses a strong sixth sense for functional and aesthetic design. They consistently exceed the standards of everyone around them, but you rarely exceed their own standards.

They are always looking for ways to analyze and improve existing designs of things around them. They continuously seek ways to improve the design thinking of people around them.

The Product Designer is seeking to build global technology leaders through building transformative products that allow for seamless yet meaningful interactions between humans and machines.

Key Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Build and deliver high fidelity designs (UI and UX) for Learning products
  • Transfer design expertise to a growing group of apprentices
  • Actively contribute to the design curriculum

Qualifications and Characteristics:

You’re a good fit for this role if you:

  • have successfully worked as a designer in a variety of environments including software development, using the latest practices and tools.
  • (with and without a team) have built jaw-dropping mockups and prototypes that energize users’ requirements functionally while giving them life aesthetically.
  • believe that the world could be further transformed into a more pleasant place when humans and machines can interact more seamlessly through well-designed interfaces.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 


See Inside the Office of Andela

Global companies rely on great developers to launch their ideas into the world. But good talent can be hard to find—it takes energy, time, and money. Enter Andela, an elite engineering organization that scours the African continent for the top technical talent, and places them as full time employees with global technology companies. Andela vets, shapes, and supports only the best of the best so companies can trust their products with Andela-approved developers.


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