Senior UX/UI Designer // Share the Meal

Mai 16, 2019

Are you ready to help fight global hunger and make a real impact? Join ShareTheMeal, an initiative of the World Food Programme!

ShareTheMeal is an app that was launched in 2015 by WFP’s Innovation Accelerator. With over one million users, ShareTheMeal is committed to raising funds to help realize a world with zero hunger.

What you will do:

  • Along with our Head of Product and Tech and our Product Manager, you will develop state-of-the-art UX and UI for ShareTheMeal. This will include:
    • Gathering and validating end-user requirements
    • Designing user journeys
    • Developing wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, userflows, animations and mockups of new/optimized features
    • Working closely with our Android and iOS developers and QA to prepare and iterate visual assets and pixel-perfect layout specifications for the native mobile apps
    • Ensuring that usability principles and UX best practices are followed and defining specifications for user interface behaviors
    • Testing the designs with end users at different stages of the product development cycle and refining the interface based on findings in order to minimize fixes and rework during development
    • Providing Quality Assurance on the correct implementation of interface designs and behavior
  • Manage ShareTheMeal’s graphic design resources on a daily basis by:
    • Coordinating graphic design tasks across UX/UI, marketing assets, and video
    • Mentoring and guiding the Junior Graphic Designer, the Video Editor, and Volunteers
  • Continue to develop ShareTheMeal’s visual identity which includes:
    • Refining the brand identity
    • Ensuring a coherent visual identity across channels
  • Coordinate with WFP’s Communications, Advocacy and Marketing Division (CAM) and the Information Technology Division (TEC) on issues relating to WFP’s visual branding, human-centered design, user interface guidelines, and other design and technology standards
  • Support other activities as necessary

What you bring:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Master’s degree
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience researching, conceiving, and designing worldclass mobile UX and native Android and IOS UI, additional experience in responsive webdesign is a bonus
  • Strong sense of visual design, broad knowledge of usability principles, and a relentless creative attitude that aspires to perfect usercentered design
  • Deep knowledge of your tools: Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Zeplin, UX prototyping tool such as InVision
  • Bold, energetic, self-driven team player with a passion for social issues
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English, a high proficiency in German and knowledge of a second UN language are a plus
  • Fully committed and motivated to achieve the aims of the World Food Programme

What we offer:

  • The chance to use your knowledge to fight hunger with the United Nations
  • The opportunity to work on a highly visible product and brand
  • A talented, enthusiastic, diverse, and driven team
  • A competitive salary
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