Lead Product Designer
Updated on 11/30/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Mobile app for fee-free financial services in Africa
Company Overview
Wave Mobile Money is a trailblazer in the financial technology sector, addressing the significant issue of financial inclusion in Africa by providing accessible, fee-free services. The company's robust mobile app, which allows for cash deposits, withdrawals, and both peer-to-peer and business payments, has gained millions of users in Senegal and Cote D'Ivoire, demonstrating its wide acceptance and effectiveness. Wave's commitment to making Africa a cashless continent, coupled with its user-friendly technology that simplifies transactions such as school fee payments, sets it apart in the industry and makes it an exciting place to work.

Company Stage

Later Stage VC

Total Funding





Dakar, Senegal

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

United Kingdom
Experience Level
Desired Skills
UI/UX Design
UI/UX & Design
  • 6+ years of experience as a product designer
  • Strong portfolio showcasing design process and successful product launches
  • High proficiency in Figma and other UX/UI software
  • Ability to analyze and use data and research to inform decisions
  • Experience leading and launching end-to-end product features
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills
  • Excellent analytical skills to solve complex problems
  • Proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally
  • Deep understanding of user-centered design principles
  • Familiarity with financial services or regulated products is a plus
  • BA/BS/Master's Degree in user experience, research, or related field preferred
  • Conceptualize and design mobile-first
  • Work closely with product managers, engineers, and stakeholders
  • Create and iterate on solutions with empathy for users
  • Identify key opportunities and prioritize feature ideas
  • Use research and data to inform and implement solutions
  • Ideate on new product features and improvements
  • Effectively communicate design solutions through storytelling
  • Collaborate with Design Leadership to grow the team and improve design processes
  • Create high-level user flows for complex products
  • Develop low-fidelity and high-fidelity wireframes and prototypes
  • Understand business and technical needs and requirements
  • Work cross-functionally to create innovative features
  • Design flows, features, and components for multiple products
  • Create pixel-perfect UI components
  • Contribute to design system for consistency and scalability
  • Collaborate with Engineering to ensure design specifications are met
Desired Qualifications
  • Familiarity with financial services, regulated products, or similar
  • Experience in user research and competitive research
  • Experience in design discovery
  • Experience in creating exceptional user experiences