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  • Posted: Nov 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • I&M Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of I&M Holdings Limited, a publicly quoted company at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). The bank possesses a rich heritage in banking.
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    Design Lead

    REF: DL/08/2021 – DESIGN LEAD


    The Design Lead will be responsible for managing a team of designers responsible for creating end-to-end product designs that will deliver distinctive digital experiences for I&M’s customers and employees.


    As a Design Lead, you will report to the Digital Factory Manager and shall be responsible for:

    • Manage a team of 5 – 6 designers
    • Mentor and guide designers according to their seniority level and career aspirations
    • Take part in planning and coordination across teams and stakeholders
    • Contribute in designing and delivering elegant and delightful product experiences as part of a cross-functional Agile product team
    • Defining the user experience journeys and driving the vision of the visual style and brand positioning relative to design guidelines and contributing to developing our design system and processes.
    • Collaborating with stakeholders to solve business challenges through designs thinking and maintain a level of design consistency and coherence across client organization products.
    • Clearly articulating proposed design and key decisions with Product Managers.
    • Must be a team player capable of working closely with the Designers, Engineers and Business Leads
    • Ability to thrive in ambiguous, fast paced, and high-pressure organizations
    • Understanding of current mobile and web technologies
    • Be organized, detail-oriented and results-driven across various products.



    • Design Degree or any other relevant course/ qualification in design studies


    • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in creating and implementing UI design and at least 2 years in a leadership role
    • Ability to thrive in ambiguous, fast paced, and high-pressure organizations
    • Understanding of current mobile and web technologies
    • Be organized, detail-oriented and results-driven
    • Experience designing quality digital products with user-centred design that spans mobile and web interfaces
    • Experience with a diverse set of software such as the Adobe XD, InVision, Sketch, Zeplin, and other tools for Graphic / Visual Design
    • Basic coding skills that help make your vision a reality is a plus
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and tight deadlines efficiently


    • Knowledge of agile values, principles and practices
    • Knowledge of services in financial services industry
    • Awareness of current design trends.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to I&M Bank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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