Senior UX/UI Designer

Remote - South Africa

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Carry1st is the leading publisher of social games and interactive content in Africa. We work with studios across the globe - from Addis Ababa to Sofia to New York City - to level up their games and scale in dynamic, frontier markets. In addition to our full-stack publishing service, we’ve built a proprietary payments and ecommerce experience which allows customers to pay for digital content, even when they don’t have a credit card.

As our Senior UX/UI Designer, you will be responsible for designing intuitive user experiences and attractive interfaces that drive engagement and value for our customers. You will partner with product managers and engineers to craft and iterate on features that will reach millions of users daily.

You will lead the design for the Carry1st Platform, our gamer-centric digital commerce and payments ecosystem, employing user-centered design practices to deliver work-class interactive mobile experiences. On any given day, you will:

  • Conduct product research and apply it to user experience design
  • Mock up low fidelity wireframes and clickable prototypes
  • Produce high-fidelity designs for mobile and desktop interfaces
  • Conduct A/B tests and other experiments to constantly improve user engagement
  • Create excellent documentation to help teammates understand the intricacies of your designs


What makes you a great candidate?

  • 5+ years of user interface and experience design for mobile
  • Proven UX skills and ability to articulate a vision that serves our customers and business KPIs
  • Excellent graphic design and illustration skills with a strong portfolio of work to reference
  • Understanding of visual design principles, style guidelines, and creative workflow
  • Good working knowledge of game design principles, particularly social and mobile games
  • Bonus: experience designing game interfaces


What will we offer you?

  • Incredible autonomy and the ability to lead
  • Mentorship from champions in the industry
  • Unlimited room for career growth with support along the way
  • Equity ownership

Carry1st is a remote-friendly company. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. Join us!

To apply… email with your CV, online portfolio, and brief cover letter.

Learn more about Carry1st…

  • GamesBeat announced that Carry1st raised $6m to publish mobile games in Africa
  • interview with Lucy Hoffman about publishing landscape
  • TechCrunch announced that Riot Games and Konvoy Ventures back Carry1st in $6M Series A
Job region(s): Africa
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