UX Designer

One Padmore Place, George Padmore Road, Nairobi, Kenya

Job Type

Full Time

About the Company

Savannah Informatics is a Kenyan e-Health software company founded by clinicians and finance specialists to deliver interoperable, connected solutions for healthcare facilities, organizations, and regions.

Our vision is to enable a better healthcare future for Kenya through the pioneering use of
information technology and knowledge creation. We are a small company with great ideas and employees. Working across various customers’ site, our work epitomizes the future we foresee in the East African health sector: efficiency, higher value, better quality, and outcomes for patients and other consumers of health. Our customers partner with Savannah in delivering challenging projects, thus believing in the capabilities of our employees.

The Savannah team is made up of medical doctors, project managers, and software engineers, who have a common aspiration of transforming the region’s health care. If you share in our motivation, vision, and aspirations, please apply!

About the Role

We are looking for an experienced UX designer to create satisfying and compelling experiences for users.

You will combine interfaces and workflows to enhance the user experience, usability, accessibility, and pleasure associated with a product in a way that is attractive and convenient for users

In this role, you should be an analytical and creative designer who is able to grasp user needs and solve problems often drawing on results from user research and workflow analysis. Also, as a UX designer, you will be required to have a functional understanding of coding and transfer the brand's strengths and personality seamlessly throughout the interface of a product.

If you enjoy bringing abstract concepts to life, like working with a team on creative initiatives, are dedicated and ambitious, and have a solid background in Web Development & Graphics design, then we’d like to hear from you!


This individual will be responsible for:

  • Conduct testing of sample applications, websites and software to assess user experience and ease of design, ironing out any issues before launch

  • Use recent studies and findings to establish the best overall design elements to include in UX design experiences

  • Researching the product or service to understand its audience and its position in the market, gathering data that is used to deliver the best possible results to each user

  • Create surveys for research through various media platforms to gather feedback on user's ease of use and satisfaction interfacing with company websites and products

  • Build storyboards to conceptualize designs to accurately convey project plans to clients and senior management

  • Design the aesthetics to be implemented within a website or product, from the layout menus and drop-down options to colours and fonts allowing for interface edits as needed

  • Analyze customer responses and website data to examine high traffic web pages and determine why certain webpages perform better

  • Enhance the user experience by creating seamless navigation through various digital programs and interfaces within the company

  • Combine interface design concepts with digital design and establish milestones to encourage cooperation and teamwork

  • Understanding the psychology and motivation of the user so as to position the product or service in a way that supports this

  • Crafting the product, service, or other point of interaction in a way that fits into the narrative of the customer journey

  • Structuring and labelling the information architecture and then wireframing to demonstrate the final look and feel of the experience

  • Creating prototypes of websites, applications, or products to further demonstrate this user experience

  • Ensure that established design standards are consistently and appropriately applied within design work


Open to graduates from all degree disciplines

Skills & Experience

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following:

  • Proficient with visual design programs such as Adobe Photoshop and others

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment to create top-performing interfaces for clients

  • Experience with coding and ability to troubleshoot using HTML, CSS and comparable languages

  • Continued education and research into UX trends and current design strategy and technologies

  • Professional written and interpersonal skills when communicating with customers and clients

  • Ability to prioritize and manage several milestones and projects efficiently

  • Account for challenges using problem-solving skills and seek to optimize data for the best possible outcome

  • Experience creating storyboards and website mapping

Are you the one we are looking for?

We are looking for motivated and independent thinking developers. The ideal candidate for us is a quick learner, able to pick up the nuances of a complex domain fast. They are intellectually curious and have done many interesting things, even without being paid to do them.

We are open to candidates with “unconventional tech” backgrounds e.g non technical degrees, self-taught developers etc. If you believe that you have serious and relevant skills (despite your unconventional

background), and can prove it, we’d like to hear from you. Your lack of work experience (or the converse) will not be a handicap if you can demonstrate possession of the skills we need, a winning attitude, and the

ability to learn fast.

Our culture is informal but fast-paced. We value rapid feedback, and speak freely, with team members’ input valued the same regardless of their rank. We expect anyone joining us to be comfortable with our pace and the frank style of communication.


  • Great mission and company culture

  • Impact work across the Healthcare sector

  • Growth Opportunities

  • Market Competitive Salary

  • Health and Medical

How to apply

Please submit your resume to recruitment@savannahinformatics.com and with the

subject line “Last Name - UI/UX Designer”. Please include a brief cover letter explaining

your interest in the position and in joining Savannah Informatics.

Savannah Informatics does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression. Savannah is committed to providing a safe and productive learning and living community. To achieve that goal, we may conduct background investigations for all final candidates being considered for employment. Background checks may include but are not limited to, criminal history, national sex offender search, and motor vehicle history.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.