Rodrick Chakaipa, UX/UI Designer in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Rodrick Chakaipa

UX/UI Designer in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Member since May 25, 2016
Having spent over 12 years working and learning as an interface, visual and product designer Roddy has acquired skills in user-centered design, design leadership, ability to execute developmental processes like agile, and being able to encourage close collaboration with other disciplines on the product team. He's worked on projects that involve user research, interaction, motion design, visual design, product strategy, innovative concepts, and brand design principles to solve business problems.
Rodrick is now available for hire

Employment

  • Senior Product Designer

    2019 - 2020
    WarnerMedia
    • Led the UX and UI for a kids' video-on-demand web and mobile app, delivering a clean and uncluttered look and feel based on research, creating, testing, and enhancing main user-flows (onboarding, watching, live streaming, favoriting, and so on).
    • Built the design system and worked across different teams in an agile environment while collaborating efficiently with multiple stakeholders.
    • Worked closely with engineering to ensure high-quality implementation of the user interface and outstanding user experience.
    • Designed micro-interactions and animations of the applications.
    • Presented design updates to top executives and project stakeholders.
    Technologies: Mobile App Design, Information Architecture (IA), Rapid Prototyping, Digital Product Design, Mobile Design, Visual Design, Jira, Balsamiq, InVision, Sketch
  • Lead Designer

    2018 - 2019
    GRANADILLA
    • Designed this insurance technology company's mobile and web platform.
    • Assisted with the business development and developed the creative concept for the platform.
    • Conducted usability testing to validate ideas with interactive prototypes.
    • Was pivotal in the growth of the design unit within the business as I led the hiring process of the individuals whom I then subsequently led to design many new features.
    Technologies: Mobile App Design, Information Architecture (IA), Rapid Prototyping, Digital Product Design, UX Design, Mobile Design, Visual Design, Balsamiq, InVision, Sketch

Education

  • Diploma in Graphic Design
    1999 - 2002
    Zimbabwe Institute of Vigital Arts - Harare, Zimbabwe

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