We’re Hiring

Senior UI/UX Designer
R35,000 - R60,000

Who is Leadhome
Leadhome is a next generation property sales business – taking the best aspects of the traditional estate agency model and combining these with cutting edge technology and design to deliver a superior product and experience at the lowest price to our happy clients.
About the position

Passionate about designing modern elegant-yet-functional interfaces?

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious, mid-senior product designer (UI & UX) to join our team and be part of a revolutionary business that offers a competitive salary as well as equity participation.

We’re a mid-stage startup disrupting real estate. Seriously. This is not buzzword abuse. You’ll be part of a small team designing a digital-first platform for people selling, buying and renting homes, just to begin with.

Our design portfolio and process.

 

Location
Johannesburg
Salary
R35,000 - R60,000 per month. Equity participation in Leadhome.
Start
As soon as possible

Requirements

5+ years of experience in designing face-meltingly gorgeous modern interfaces.

In this role you will primarily do: User research, business problem research, prototyping, user testing, engaging with stakeholders and designing interfaces. You will have a great deal of influence over product direction and new product discovery. Initially, you will not have a team to do any ux or ui work for you.

  • A good portfolio that shows how you both think and design
  • 5+ years of UI design experience
  • 3+ years of UX research experience
  • Ability to solve complex business challenges
  • Designing with Sketch or Figma
  • Soft shadows excite you a little bit
  • Basic Knowledge of HTML & CSS

Nice to haves

  • Able to work without much direction – here we give you problems to solve or outcomes to reach
  • Comfortable packaging your work in release versions instead of one giant release to developers
  • Familiar with UX research, user testing and design thinking.
  • Interactive prototyping experience.
  • Wireframing & iA experience.
  • Experience with component/pattern libraries and atomic design.
  • Able to design vector Illustrations.
  • Experience in Interaction design / animation.
  • Can deal with resource constraints and manage your time effectively
  • You enjoy thinking about ux micro copy for headings and labels
  • You’re more unicorn than human.

About you

  • You must be able to send us a portfolio (PDF, Website, Jpegs, Behance…)
  • You want to design digital products, not just pages.
  • You are interested in basic product management
  • You want access to the latest design and tech resources.
  • You want to work in a company where design and UX is highly valued.
  • You’re able to think collaboratively but work independently.
  • You’re an excellent communicator & problem solver.
  • You’re tired of corporate bureaucracy, you want to make stuff happen.
  • You’re effective in a small team and able to work without being micromanaged.
  • You’re able to think beyond the product boundary to suggest solution alternatives.
  • You think real estate is broken and you want to drag it into the 21st century.

What we offer

  • Salary of R35k – R60k per month, depending on skills and experience.
  • Equity participation in the company.
  • An open, friendly and collaborative environment.
  • Small autonomous product team with real influence over decision making.
  • An environment that welcomes trying out new products, services or tools.
  • Everyone at Leadhome is really good at what they do and get’s to continually grow.
  • Exposure to how a business is built from the ground up.
  • Working hours are flexible, with allowance for occasional remote working.
  • Future benefits we envision include medical aid, pension contribution and paid lunch. These will be in addition to salary.
  • View our design portfolio and process

Location

284 Oak Avenue, Randburg, Johannesburg

We have some great perks
Culture
The working atmosphere is open, collaborative and flexible. We’re light on bureaucracy and big on communication and innovation.
Equity
Everyone who joins Leadhome gets equity in the business, you own a part of it, the potential for upside is huge.
Flexible hours
Working hours are flexible, you can work from home on occasion and we’re open to remote work.
Hardware
We do our best to provide you with the latest hardware, software and office furniture you prefer, as well as learning resources.
Top Team
You’ll be working with a world class friendly team with real influence on the product. We set the bar high, so everyone here is really good at what they do.
What’s coming
We aim to add benefits in the future such as medical aid, pension contribution and paid lunch.
Apply Now
To apply, email your portfolio and CV, along with anything else you think is relevant (Dribbble, Behance, screenshots on Dropbox, website, etc) to patrick @ leadhome.co.za, with the title as the position you're applying for.
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