What You’ll Do
You’ll set the vision for the user experience and create the space for others to collaborate.
Employ your strength in storytelling to present your vision and design rationale in a compelling, convincing manner to the wider team.
Conduct concept and usability testing and gather feedback.
Create personas through user research and data.
Evaluate, establish, and apply best practices, patterns, and guidelines.
Develop wireframes and prototypes around customer needs.
Find creative ways to solve UX problems (e.g., usability, findability).
Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers.
Keep abreast of competitor products and industry trends.
Develop a core understanding of our user personas and their challenges and needs across all products.
Understand and align design initiatives with broader strategic goals and objectives. Identify potential risks and challenges and develop strategies to mitigate them.
Forward-thinking mindset. Taking the initiative to act in advance to achieve desired outcomes or prevent potential problems Identify opportunities of improvement and actively seek to make a positive contribution without being prompted to do so. Less reactive and more proactive.
Developing and executing design strategies that drive product development and innovation is a key aspect.
Effectively communicate with stakeholders to understand their concerns, prevent misunderstandings, and manage their expectations. Actively influence them to make sure the overall objectives of Kitopi are met. Become adaptable and responsive to priority changes.
What Are We Looking For
Bachelor’s degree in a design-related field
Strong portfolio of design projects.
You have proven experience designing at consumer-focused tech companies or digital agencies – a minimum of 5 years.
You know how to address the entire ecosystem, balancing both business-to-consumer and business-to-business considerations.
You are passionate about design systems and well-versed in data-informed product design and development
You have a people-focused design mentality.
You enjoy solving problems for all kinds of users.
You are constantly looking to hone your execution through user feedback.
Proficient in design software (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Axure, Balsamiq)
Kitopi is a tech-powered, multi-brand restaurant. Founded in January 2018, our mission is to satisfy the worlds appetite. We currently partner with over 200 brands, across UAE, Bahrain, KSA, Kuwait and Qatar, operating 200+ kitchens.
Our smart kitchen operating system (SKOS) – built in house, ensures speed and efficiency, in all our operations, across the business, with a focus on making sure our customers are always satisfied and that their brand is continuously growing.
Kitopi enables restaurants to open delivery only locations by providing the necessary infrastructure and software with minimal capital expenditures and time as well as taking care of the entire customer experience journey: receiving and processing orders, cooking, delivery operations and managing customer feedback.