UI / UX / Data Visualization Intern at Optimetriks


UI / UX / Data Visualization Intern

Full-Time in Nairobi, KE

6 months minimum


Who we are

At Optimetriks, our mission is the to change the way distribution in Africa is managed. We are building a platform that connects all the parts of the distribution value chain. Our clients use our products to identify leads, streamline & digitize their route to market, gather market intelligence and more. We are a tight-knit team with a common ambition to build technology that disrupts distribution in Africa. We truly value the diversity of our backgrounds and learn from each other everyday.

We are looking for a versatile data whiz, Graphic Designer or UI/UX Designer who will be involved in a variety of (product) design and data visualization tasks.

About the role

  • You will lead the UI/UX design of our products and work on implementation with the developer team
  • You will create beautiful Infographics for the company’s external communication (Blog posts, leaflets, etc.)
  • You will create Data Visualizations with Periscope for our clients
  • You will be based in Nairobi, a vibrant city at the heart of the sub-saharan tech ecosystem

About you

  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and drive
  • You enjoy communicating with people from technical and non-technical backgrounds
  • You have previous experience in either data visualization, infographic design or UI/UX design and are proficient with the most common software tools
  • You are very eager to learn new skills in all of the above areas
  • Optional: Experience with SQL and basic Web Programming (HTML, JavaScript)

What we offer

  • A unique and differentiating experience in the most dynamic area of Sub-Saharan Africa
  • The opportunity to build a great skillset in high demand areas
  • A potential evolution to a permanent position
  • Flight tickets, accommodation on site and basic remuneration