UX/UI Designer

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UX/UI Designer

  • Post Date:August 4, 2021
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Job Description

Position : UX/UI DesignerAbout Savics

Savics is a Social Enterprise that leverages existing technologies and field knowledge to co-create and implement innovative products to enhance stakeholders’ impact on individualized patient care, disease surveillance, and healthcare management at the global and local levels.

We partner with health stakeholders to build simple, customizable, and patient-centric applications that gather field data and provide valuable insights for informed decision-making.

We have developed a suite of highly innovative mobile and web applications that support health systems, with the aim of strengthening and improving health outcomes for low and middle-income populations.

In 5 years’ time, we have deployed our products across fifteen countries; mostly in Africa and South-East Asia.

Your Location

This position is only open to candidates based in Africa. It is subject to project approval and has an expected start date at the beginning of Q4.

Your role 

We are looking for a UI/UX Designer to turn our software into adapted and easy-to-use solutions dedicated to health centers.

UI/UX Designer responsibilities include gathering user requirements, designing graphic elements, and building navigation components. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with design software and wireframe tools.

If you have a portfolio of professional design projects that includes work with web/mobile applications, we would like to collaborate with you.

Ultimately, you will create both functional and appealing features that address our clients’ needs and help us reach our 2040 vision.


  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and the IT team
  • Design graphic user interfaces and their elements
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and what they look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches, and tables)
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors, and images
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Collaborate with Dev Team members using Bitbucket, Planner, and Jira

Required profile for job ad : UX/UI DesignerRequirements

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in design, computer science, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Wireframe.cc and InVision)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Proven software frontend development experience in desktop, web, and mobile
  • Working knowledge of the general mobile landscape, architectures, trends, and emerging technologies
  • Solid understanding of the full mobile development life cycle
  • Speak English. French is a plus
  • Comfortable traveling 25% of the time
  • A permanent internet connection (Savics will support your monthly fees)

Why work at Savics?

  • You will work in a fast-moving self-managed environment
  • You will be a valuable actor in the development lifecycle of our eHealth solutions
  • We share a common passion
  • We strongly believe that our actions shape the future
  • We have a work culture where team members are independent and encouraged to evolve daily in a supportive environment
  • We learn new things daily
  • We love what we do and love to be the best

Soft skills

  • You have empathy towards employee, customer and end-user needs
  • You are a creative problem solver
  • You have good time-management skills
  • You are great at collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • You have good listening skills
  • You work in an independent, proactive, and transparent manner
  • You hold strong work ethics and humanist values

At Savics, you will work in an environment where humanist values are nurtured. You will be independent, responsible for finding solutions to local and global problems. We are all happy to be part of the team and learn from each other. Our goal is to make a significant impact on global health with appropriate technologies.

Based on our Privacy policy, applications are deleted from all our records after 12 months of reception unless you specifically authorize us to contact you to propose further job opportunities in line with your profile.

As we are working towards gender parity at Savics, women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job criteria for job ad : UX/UI Designer
Job category :
IT, new technologies
R&D, project management
Industries :
Health, pharmacy, hospitals, medical equipment
IT, software engineering, Internet
Research and development
Services other
Employment type :
Permanent contract
Region :
Ashanti – Brong Ahafo – Central – Eastern – Greater Accra – Northern – Upper East – Upper West – Volta – Western – International
Experience level :
5 to 10 years
Educational level :
Spoken language :
Number of Position(s) : 2