UX Designer x1: Zimbabwe Technical Assistance, Training and Education Center for Health (Zim-TTECH).

Deadline: 16 September 2022.

About the organization:

Zim-TTECH is seeking highly qualified and experienced applicants to fill the position of UX Designer for the Impilo EHR/CBS program. Zim-TTECH’s activities occur primarily in the technical areas of health system strengthening; epidemiology and strategic information strengthening, health workforce development; operations research and evaluation; prevention, care, and treatment of infectious diseases. Zim-TTECH is funded by PEPFAR through the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to implement Strengthening Epidemiology and Strategic Information in the 44 districts of the Republic of Zimbabwe. Zim-TTECH also implements HIV & TB treatment and care services in five Zimbabwean provinces in support of the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MoHCC) under the Zim-PAAC (Zimbabwe Partnership to Accelerate AIDS Control) Program. Additionally, the ZimPAAC DREAMS consortium comprising of three local partners implements DREAMS activities in four districts in Matabeleland North Province (Bubi, Nkayi, Tsholotsho and Lupane). The contract of employment for this position will support the epidemiology and strategic information scope of work and is renewable yearly subject to availability of funding and satisfactory performance of the candidate.

Job Summary

The position reports to the Systems Architect. The position holder is responsible for making strategic designs and user-experience decisions related to core, and new functions and features.

Responsibilities

Considering existing applications and evaluating their UX (user experience) effectiveness. Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences. Considering the human-computer interaction (HCI) element of a design. Defining interaction models, user task flows, and UI (user interface) specifications. Communicating scenarios (hypothetical users), end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to other people working on a product. Developing personas and usage scenarios.

Qualification

Degree in Computer Science or Equivalent Degree. Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus. Considering existing applications and evaluating their UX (user experience) effectiveness. Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences. Considering the human-computer interaction (HCI) element of a design. Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features. Defining interaction models, user task flows, and UI (user interface) specifications. Communicating scenarios (hypothetical users), end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen designs to other people working on a product. Developing personas and usage scenarios. Solid understanding of graphic design and web technologies and of wireframing tools such as Figma, UXPin or Adobe XD). Understanding HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Experience working with containerization (specifically Docker). Familiarity with interaction design and information architecture. Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design. A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability, and accessibility concerns. Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.

Commitment to Diversity

Zim-TTECH recognizes that disparities in health around the globe stem from inequity. Therefore, the organization encourages and supports the multiple identities of staff including, but not limited to, socio-economic status, age, race, ethnicity, language, nationality, sex, gender identity and expression, culture, spiritual practice, geography, mental and physical disability. Zim-TTECH strives to become a local, national, and international leader in developing and maintaining increased representation and recognition of each of these dimensions of diversity among its staff.

Interested candidates should submit their application letter, detailed Curriculum Vitae, and certified copies of certificates to The Human Resources Manager to: ehrluxd@zimttech.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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