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Product (UI/UX) Designer- Full time​


Product (UI/UX) Designer- Full time

This role has been filled but if you feel there is something unique you can add to the team please send us your application. We are always on the lookout for great people to join our team

We are looking for an experienced, detail-oriented Product (UI/UX) Designer to join our team. As the first in this role, you will have an opportunity to build a design team.

What the role involves

  • Produce designs to help the product team understand the desired customer experience, including high-fidelity wireframes, flows, prototypes, etc.
  • Create intuitive interfaces and interaction layers using best practices and the latest web trends.
  • Create design standards and style guides for products, reports, infographics, etc to lead all phases of the UX & design process: user research, concept development, visual design, and prototyping.
  • Work with our engineers to effectively implement the product vision.
  • Employ design thinking and work with leadership in design planning, developing product strategies, establishing goals and execution plans
  • Analyze customer requirements, user profiles, and tasks
  • Identify and solve usability and UI design problems
  • Define and document messaging standards both on our websites and social media.
  • Collaborate closely with other subject matter experts, developers, marketing teams, and other business stakeholders

You Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Mathematics, Computer Science or relevant field
  • 3-5 years of experience crafting and execution of product design work
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates UX and visual skills in digital products
  • Shipped commercial digital products
  • Ability to think at a high level about product strategy
  • Extensive knowledge of designing easy to use and intuitive products
  • Relevant understanding of best practices and trends in UI/UX design
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates UX and visual skills in digital products
  • Empathy and understanding of small businesses and how to empower them
  • Outstanding verbal and written communications skills
  • High standards for consistency and are extremely detail-oriented
  • Passion for working in a fast-paced startup culture where there are ambiguity and constant change
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools and design tools

Submit your application

It would also be nice if

  • You’ve designed apps that focus on Human Resources and/or fintech
  • Experience or expertise in subscription-based product design.
  • Understanding of the front-end frameworks for different platforms (e.g., React, Angular, iOS, Android).
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript


  • Stock options
  • Health insurance
  • Team activities (sports/retreats)
  • An amazing team
  • Opportunities for advancement/build your team

About us

WorkPay is a venture-backed startup based in Nairobi, Kenya on a mission to change how businesses manage and pay their employees in Africa. Our team is small close-knit and highly ambitious.

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