ABSA Vacancies 2023 – Design System Lead

Website Absa Group Limited

Job Description:

You will be working in a team building and maintaining reusable Figma components used by product designers to design products for Absa CIB’s various products and services. You will collaborate with the designers and developers on the team as they build components and patterns that will make the work of dozens of developers easier. The work you do will impact the experience of thousands of customers that visit our sites and apps each day.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the team to ensure proposed solutions balance user needs, business strategy and technical constraints.
  • Work with developers to maintain and create new components for our library.
  • Maintain and improve a Design System contribution model to streamline the process of multiple product teams building common and bespoke components.
  • Collaborate with designers across teams to curate new aesthetic and patterns.
  • Collaborate to test as needed to ensure usability and consistency when implemented by Engineering.
  • Build strong, inclusive, collaborative relationships with peers, including designers, product managers, developers, and cross-functional team members.
  • Facilitate cross functional team workshops – to bring everyone together at key points in the process and around key decisions.
  • Influence, challenge and support other designers within our product area to deliver high quality product experiences.
  • Mentor, and guide less experienced teammates.

Job Requirements:

  • National Diploma or Advanced Certificate in an appropriate discipline of equivalent NQF level 6 qualification.
  • Strong track record of crafting, launching, and maintaining design systems at scale.
  • Track record of delivering high quality projects with strong customer impact.
  • Minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience, with 2+ years in building and maintaining design systems.
  • Ability to communicate ideas through demonstration and prototyping, etc.
  • Experience conducting audience and usability research including benchmarking, heuristic reviews, surveys, analytics, stakeholder interviews and usability testing is to your advantage.

Job Details:

Company: Absa Group Limited

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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