Remote Product Designer

May 22, 2024

Job Description

Yassir stands as the premier super App in the Maghreb area, aiming to revolutionize the provision of everyday services. With a presence in 45 cities spanning Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia, as well as recent expansions into France, Canada, and Sub-Saharan Africa, it has garnered substantial backing (approximately $200 million in funding) from venture capitalists hailing from Silicon Valley, Europe, and beyond. Yassir offers on-demand services like ride-hailing and last-mile delivery, and now, leveraging this infrastructure, it’s venturing into financial services, enabling users to digitally manage payments, savings, and borrowing, thus propelling the continent toward a digital economy era. Beyond mere service provision, Yassir strives to foster a marketplace that not only meets people’s needs but also incorporates social values.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We’re seeking a skilled and driven individual to join our team and contribute to a range of compelling products.

As a Product Designer at Yassir, you’ll spearhead product design endeavors from concept to completion. Collaborating closely with product managers, engineers, analysts, and other cross-functional team members, your objective will be to ensure our products captivate and satisfy users. We seek an experienced product designer who prioritizes users and data, possessing adept UI/UX skills, and a keen enthusiasm for crafting products that progressively simplify the lives of our users. In this capacity, you’ll work across functions to conceive and shepherd products to launch, bridging the gap between technical and business realms and overseeing product workflow from inception to fruition.

TASKS

  • Develop end-to-end experiences.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers to devise design solutions.
  • Craft high-quality user interfaces to enhance our product design language.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of your area and the business at large.
  • Mentor and support junior designers.
  • Lead and participate in brainstorming sessions.
  • Present design projects to stakeholders and incorporate feedback.
  • Facilitate design handoffs and liaise with developers during implementation.
  • Conduct design and usability tests.
  • Establish and uphold an internal design system.
  • Propose enhancements aligning with our product and strategy direction.
  • Contribute to shaping Yassir’s design culture and refining internal processes.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ years of digital experience design in a professional setting.
  • A portfolio showcasing exemplary visual skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in designing for iOS, Android, and Web platforms.
  • Capacity to deconstruct and simplify complex problems.
  • Thorough comprehension of iOS and Android design principles and platform standards.
  • Advanced proficiency in design tools like Sketch or Figma.
  • Ability to create high-fidelity prototypes using tools like Principle, ProtoPie, or Origami.
  • Mastery of design principles and patterns.
  • Strong grasp of the product development process.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design industry trends and best practices.
  • Extensive familiarity with design patterns.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team-oriented mindset, eager to collaborate and share knowledge.
  • Willingness to learn and develop strong design leadership skills.
  • Experience in developing Design Systems.
  • Background in computer science or relevant field.
  • Experience in a rapidly growing company within food delivery or on-demand services is advantageous.

BENEFITS

  • Ideal timing with renowned investors to contribute to a significant venture.
  • Access to outstanding mentors fostering personal and professional growth.
  • Competitive salary and equity in the company.
  • Steep learning curve with substantial responsibility and support.
  • Opportunity to make pragmatic decisions and drive sustainable outcomes.
  • Flexible working hours emphasizing productivity over rigid schedules.

WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN YASSIR

  • Join one of North Africa’s fastest-growing tech companies.
  • Make a tangible impact by facilitating affordable financial and on-demand services for millions.
  • Tackle challenging technical problems, from identity infrastructure to digital payment networks.
  • Benefit from Y Combinator backing and support from top investors.

At Yassir, we value diversity and prioritize an inclusive culture. If you’re ready to bring your unique perspective to our team, we’re eager to hear from you. Join us in shaping a better tomorrow together.

We anticipate your application!

Best regards, Your Yassir TA Team.