• Design Hub Manager at Jumia

  • Posted on: 13 July, 2017 Deadline: 18 July, 2017
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  • Jumia is the largest e-commerce mall in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones. Founded in 2012 in Kenya, Jumia’s mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.

     

    Design Hub Manager

     

    Who You Are:

    The role of a Design Hub Manager is varied and the skills needed for the job are extensive. As Head of Design at Jumia you need to be passionate about your brand’s identity and able to bring it alive through the onsite experience and all communication channels. You will be the voice of the creative team, always willing to express your ideas.

    Design Hub Manager Job Responsibilities

    • Lead a team of graphic designers
    • Manage the design work pipeline and team capacity with a iron fist, prioritising, filtering and assessing scope consistently to ensure maximum resource efficiency
    • Adopting a ‘hands-on’ approach when required to help the team with concept development
    • Mentoring, developing and coaching the design team
    • Being the brand guardian and ensuring consistency across all communications and channels
    • Uphold delivery of quality output from the design team
    • Define and refine design team processes
    • Define and craft with Head of Marketing the brand voice
    • Striving for continuous improvement and excellence
    • Creating an inspiring and positive culture
    • Confident presentation of ideas to both internal and external stakeholders locally and globally
    • You feel confident working across mobile, digital and print
    • You will have an intimate understanding of latest design concepts across mobile, digital and print – Photoshop, Illustrator
    • Keep abreast of ever changing design and cultural trends and infuse them into the Jumia brand

    Requirements for the Design Hub Manager Job

    • Relevant leadership experience of a Design team (6+ years of experience in Design), with some experience in e-commerce
    • A portfolio with a wide range of branding and product work where you’ve played a key part in leading the design team to success
    • Understanding of design thinking
    • A nuanced understanding of diverse and inclusive hiring practices
    • Able to attract fantastic people and inspire them to do their best work
    • Experience leading and collaborating with diverse teams in a dynamic environment
    • A strong desire to lead and inspire those around you, in and out of the design team.
    • Able to work in close partnership with cross-functional teams to determine the best way a design can be implemented
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • A solid creative point-of-view and a collaborative nature

    Method of Application

    Kindly send your CV to hr@jumia.co.ke clearly stating the title of the job on the Subject. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interview will start 18th July 2017

     

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