Alef Education is a UAE based global organization striving to change the paradigm in education through innovative learning science framework and engaging multimedia content powered by cutting edge technology and Artificial Intelligence.
Portfolio & Project Management
Head of Portfolio & Project Management
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
As a UX Designer you should have strong skills in creating user-focused services and a consistent user experience and want to work within multidisciplinary agile teams of developers, product managers and researchers focused on products. You'll work closely with the wider team to ensure design are delivered in line with the project goals and delivery cycles and work closely with developers to deliver rapid prototypes.
Job Specific Responsibilities
Conduct both qualitative and quantitative user research
Interpret research results into personas, story boards and user journey
Design low/hi fidelity prototypes
Continuously improve the user experience of all the touch points
Work closely with UI designer to deliver consistent design
Document design specification and work closely with developers to communicate design details
Lead the Service Mapping of the K12 Education sector to build a picture of the system and identify the actors.
Lead Discovery work to inform the development of new products.
Lead on the development of Service Design and User Experience practices across Alef.
Education, Experience and Required Skills
Bachelor s in Human Computer Interaction, User Experience Design or related field
Minimum 3 years of experience
Essential Skills & Experience
In-depth understanding of user-centered design principles and tools.
A deep understanding and experience of visual design, interaction design, content design, and service design.
Confident sketching and prototype on paper and on computer.
Experience of low/hi fidelity designs to working prototypes.
Excellent written and verbal communication in English.
Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
Demonstrable 3 years experience working effectively with cross-disciplinary teams (with Research, Design, Software, Content and Product team members).
Demonstrable 3 years experience ensuring that appropriate user research and strategic level design thinking is intrinsic to making design decisions.
Graphic user interface design skill is highly preferred
Data analytics skill is a plus
Verbal and written proficiency in Arabic is a plus
Familiarity with frontend technology is a plus