UI/UX Consultant - Middle East

  • Office 2615, Shatha Tower, Dubai Media City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Full-time

Company Description

Sia Partners is a next-generation consulting firm focused on delivering superior value and tangible results to clients as they navigate the digital revolution. Our global footprint and expertise in more than 40 sectors and services allow us to enhance our clients' businesses worldwide. We guide their projects and initiatives in strategy, business transformation, IT & digital strategy, and Data Science.  As the pioneer of Consulting 4.0, we integrate AI into our solutions.

Sia Partners comprises of 2,600+ consultants with diverse expertise, and operates from 39 offices worldwide across Asia, North Africa, North America, and Australia, in addition to Europe and the United Kingdom.

In the Middle East, Sia Partners provides expert advisory services on strategy & execution, innovation, operational performance & cost reduction, cyber & data security, efficient organisation, transformation & change management, HR performance, and IT performance. In addition to these services, Sia Institute, Sia Partners’ world-class international training arm, provides a wide range of learning programs and workshops with modules successfully delivered across various locations and sectors, particularly in the Middle East.

Along with a multinational team, the Partners leading the Middle East offices have a long record of accomplishments and expertise; and play an active role in the realization of the region’ vision in both Public and Private sectors.

Why join the Sia Village? 

Excellence | Entrepreneurship | Innovation | Teamwork | Care & Support | Employee Wellbeing

These are the six core values that guide all our actions. As an expression of our values, our Sia Village concept describes our commitment to fostering a sense of community within and among our offices. We believe that knowledge sharing is the key, not only to innovation, but to the growth and development of our people.

Job Description

The ideal candidate must be able to fulfil the mission with existing customers and new customers and:

  • Understand client expectations and be proactive in offering solutions
  • Analyze data of various kinds (qualitative, quantitative, observations, etc.) to bring out insights and a deeper knowledge of users and their needs
  • Contribute to the creation of personas and journeys to communicate user needs, motivations, and pain points, as well as the opportunities in improving the user experience
  • Collaborate with clients to obtain the information needed to design interfaces that correspond to their business needs and respect their technical constraints
  • Translate solution concepts into prototypes that can be tested with users
  • Be responsible for the design of user interfaces for applications or websites, define or create design systems, collaborate with other members of a creative team if necessary ( ux designers, copy writers, graphic artists), and work with a team of developers to ensure that the implemented product matches the approved designs
  • Design, prepare and contribute to workshops and collaborative co-creation sessions. This includes the creation of support materials for virtual or face-to-face workshops, and the design of deliverables (prototypes and other artifacts) coming out of the workshops
  • Conceive and design tailor-made tools, including physical or virtual games
  • Manage the deadlines, the budget and the quality of the deliverables for which you are responsible. Ensure compliance with the terms and scope of the client engagement (allocated time, deliverables and deadlines)
  • Participate in the continuous innovation process of Sia Partners, support the development new offers elaborated in working groups

Qualifications

We are looking for a profile capable of understanding the (often complex) problems of large companies. He/she/they must be creative and a significant contributor to the solutions we propose to create or improve, in an innovative way, strategies, products, services or internal processes.

We are looking for someone curious, resourceful, and enthusiastic, who is ready to work with our clients and multidisciplinary experts from our other business units to produce desirable and effective solutions that meet the needs and constraints of the project.

We are fully aware that UI and UX are not the same discipline, therefore, we are not looking for advanced expertise in both disciplines. We are mainly looking for an interface designer who masters the techniques of the trade while being able to demonstrate interest, understanding and use of the basic methods of empathy and human-centered design.

Specifically, the ideal candidate must possess the following:

  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience in interface design, more senior profiles welcome
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Marketing, Business, Statistics, or a related field
  • A first successful experience in consulting
  • Experience on large-scale projects, complex systems, or in regulated domains such as finance, health, energy or public services
  • Ability to demonstrate the consideration of inputs concerning users in your creative choices and support  developers/coders in the implementation of their designs
  • Experience in creating prototypes, if possible, at several stages of a project
  • Experience in creating and managing design systems that demonstrate a sense of organization and modularity
  • Fluency with design and prototyping tools (Figma, Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Knowledge and experience in human-centered design methodologies and design thinking, including user research. You have created or contributed to personas, user journeys and user tests
  • Knowledge of Miro, Mural or other online collaborative tools desirable
  • Proficiency in verbal and written Arabic (preferred)

Additional Information

Please be aware that Sia Partners requires all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  “Fully vaccinated” means that the individual can provide acceptable proof that the individual has received, at least fourteen (14) days prior to the individual’s start date, either the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.  Vaccines must be authorized and/or approved by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).  Individuals needing an exemption to this requirement due to medical, disability-related, or religious reasons may request an exemption during the recruiting process. The Company will engage in an interactive process to determine if an exemption to this requirement as a reasonable accommodation is appropriate.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Entrepreneurial journey
  • Career advocacy program that supports achieving professional development goals through guidance, and real-time feedback
  • Continuous learning & development opportunities
  • Healthcare coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance policies
  • Annual seminar, an in-person value-add experience that allows you to network with colleagues throughout Middle East (during non-COVID times) 

Our Commitment to Diversity

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are part of Sia Partners’ DNA. Thanks to our expertise in several sectors and our international growth, our teams include a variety of experiences and cultures. We’re confident that promoting DEIB creates an environment in which everyone can reach their full potential.

Our global network, [email protected] Partners, brings together our people worldwide to facilitate local and global progress, focused on the following areas:

  • Gender equality (global Gender Equality Index score of 91/100 for FY19-20)
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Working Parents
  • Disabilities

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.

To learn more about our mission, values, and business sectors, please visit our website.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs. 

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs. 

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