Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is seeking candidates with a passion for teaching and a strong background in technology and/or entrepreneurship for a one-year assignment teaching and mentoring talented African entrepreneurs in UI/UX development.
Interested candidates should:
Extensive experience in UX/UI design with a good portfolio of past projects: Mandatory skills include; Wireframing, Prototyping, Ideating, Developing final designs using Photoshop/Illustrator and other UI/UX tools e.g. Adobe XD, Figma and Marvel
Your portfolio of professional design projects should include work with web/mobile applications that are both functional and appealing
Competent in design thinking and the use of ‘user centered design’ methods, user research, user journey mapping etc to improve user experience
Understand the principles, processes and common pitfalls in designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets for great user experiences
Ability to interpret site analytics to understand user struggles and drop off points and use such data to create designs that improve user experience.
Good experience managing software projects and teams using project management tools. Understand Agile principles and be experienced in using them to manage projects
Ability to adopt new tools and frameworks quickly in order to help teams using them.
Passionate and confident speaker, teacher, coach and mentor in entrepreneurship in UI/UX or related subjects.
Good knowledge in entrepreneurship or intrapreneurship
Experience working in multicultural and diverse teams and familiarity with the challenges/opportunities in African countries
Design, develop and execute the curriculum and lesson plans on UI/UX topics.
Grade and evaluate technical deliverables.
Mentor individuals and project teams.
Lead projects within the curriculum.
WORKING WITH US
One of our greatest assets is our diversity and we are bound by shared values, committed to our mission and proud to be a leading tech entrepreneurial school on the continent.
MEST gives you the opportunity to pursue rewarding and challenging work with skilled and supportive colleagues, learning and development opportunities, benefits that have the flexibility to meet your needs and are fair. Our competitive compensation rewards you for your work. Working at MEST is about bringing out the best in people.
We offer a competitive remuneration package, which includes an attractive gross salary based on experience and competencies, comprehensive medical coverage, hot meals and annual leave.
Have a passion for excellence, creativity, innovation, teaching and learning
An excellent facilitator and speaker
Team player, effective in a Collaborative Work Environment
A Coach, able to bring out the best in others
A learning mindset
A problem solver and solution-oriented
About the company
Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST) is seeking passionate individuals who will be involved with teaching and mentoring entrepreneurs-in-training in business and entrepreneurship so that they can begin building a scalable technology company at the end of
These individuals will contribute to creating a culture of excellence in a supportive environment that promotes the success of our entrepreneurs-in-training and drives the reputation of MEST as a world-class entrepreneurship training program institution.