UI/UX Designer & Developer

Nation Media Group

The largest media firm in East and Central Africa with outlets in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda.

Job Description

Nation Media Group, the leading Multi-Media house in East and Central Africa is searching for a suitably qualified candidate for the position of UI/UX Designer & Developer in the Group IT Department. We invite candidates who are innovative, performance driven and possess excellent transferrable skills with a good track record of achievement in past roles.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product teams and developers.
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Develop UI mock-ups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colours and images
  • Design, build, and maintain highly reusable JavaScript, HTML and CSS code.
  • Understand the limitations of our tech stack and business model and provide technical advice wherever necessary.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or a Design related course from a recognized institution;

Professional Experience:

  • 3+ years experience as a front-end developer.
  • 2+ years experience as a UI/UX designer.
  • A portfolio that demonstrates both JavaScript proficiency and an understanding of design principles.
  • Expert knowledge of CSS, CSS extension languages (Less, Sass), and CSS preprocessor tools.
  • Expert knowledge of HTML5 and its best practices.
  • Expert knowledge of Grid frameworks and responsive design.
  • Proficiency in designing interfaces and building clickable prototypes using Sketch/Adobe XD.
  • Proficiency using Git version control.
  • Proficiency in using the command line.

Skills and Attributes

  • Ability to communicate both inside and outside the organization;
  • Ability to write complex reports; and
  • Analytical skills.

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