Program Overview and Strategic Role
Accion’s Global Advisory Solutions team is seeking a mid-level UI/UX designer consultant to be responsible for creative ideas in the design and user experience for web and digital media applications of Ovante, a product of our Customer Engagement work at Accion. Ovante is a digital platform designed to strengthen microentrepreneurs’ management, financial and digital capabilities by incentivizing actual behavior change, in order to help them thrive in a competitive and digital world. Ovante goes beyond financial education, supporting entrepreneurs and financial service providers to better navigate the transition to digital, and building entrepreneurs’ capacities around budgeting, social media marketing, credit management, time management, and other capabilities crucial to running and growing micro and small businesses.
The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of experience, can show a compelling portfolio of user experience and user interface designs, and has demonstrated experience conducting user research (e.g. prototype testing). We value candidates who have experience designing for digital learning, behavior change, and have worked on projects focused on people with lower levels of digital literacy.
S/he will thrive in a fast-paced work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills, an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. This individual should have a passion for researching, understanding and defining the needs and behaviors of customers. S/he will also work with the lead designer, technology team and key stakeholders to understand business requirements and translate them into exceptional designs that serve the needs of our clients.
Design and user experience for web and digital media applications of Ovante, a product of our Customer Engagement work at Accion
Remote work, preferably in LATAM region or India.
July 1, 2020- December 31, 2020
Consultant Role, Key Activities & Deliverables
The designer consultant will play an important role on the project in helping further financial inclusion by realizing the design strategy and vision of our digital customer engagement work. The responsibilities of this position include:
The Consultant can work remotely, preferably in Latam or Inda, working closely with the Global Advisory Solutions (GLAS) team members and various vendors in the country and other parts of the region, if required, to support the successful execution of all program related activities.
Skills and Qualifications:
Accion is a global nonprofit committed to creating a financially inclusive world, with a pioneering legacy in microfinance and fintech impact investing. We catalyze financial service providers to deliver high-quality, affordable solutions at scale for the three billion people who are left out of – or poorly served by – the financial sector. For more than 50 years, Accion has helped tens of millions of people through its work with more than 110 partners in 50 countries. More at http://www.accion.org.