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IT Intern – UI/UX Designer at Tongston Entrepreneurship Holdings

Tongston is a pan-African group of companies connecting entrepreneurship and education through finance, media, consulting and training. Tongston, with special focus on secondary education, partners with educators, parents, students, profit and non-profit enterprises, social influencers, investors and government, whilst leveraging on media, learning and finance, to transform secondary schools into entrepreneurship institutes, secondary teachers to entrepreneurial educators and secondary students to entrepreneurial learners.

Tongston is structured as a holding company, Tongston Entrepreneurship Holdings, together the “Tongston Group” with 4 subsidiary entities: Tongston Entrepreneurship College (Tongston College): A business secondary school, Tongston Entrepreneurial Teachers Hub (Tongston Institute): An educator training centre, Tongston Entrepreneurship Ventures (Tongston Ventures): A venture capital & private equity firm and Tongston Entrepreneurship Media (Tongston Media): A multimedia production company.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: IT Intern – UI/UX Designer

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Internship

Brief

  • Tongston is seeking an intern to work in the IT team of Tongston Group. It is an opportunity to be a self directed life long learner applying technology skills and knowledge into tackling real life entrepreneurial challenges for Tongston Group.
  • IT is at the heart of everything we do at Tongston. Joining us will mean being challenged to explore and be a part of driving the application of technology in Education, HR, Admin, Media, Finance, Legal, Business Development, Stakeholder Management, Data, Economics & Research amongst several other fields within the Tongston Group.
  • Whether it is working on Tongstons cryptocurrency, to integrating project management and CRM platforms, to digitizing certification, to creating comprehensive Learning Management Systems with Alumni networks for life long learning and continuous application of learning, to hosting virtual expos and summits, to setting up digital libraries, to digitizing data analytics, to integrating all our product and service offerings in a single platform as a one stop shop, you are expected to undertake tasks assigned by the Team Lead working with teams across different fields of expertise, in love upcoming or ongoing projects.

Job Description

  • Building apps/website prototypes (wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, and clickable prototypes)
  • Analyzing and building elegant solutions to complex workflows for the best possible UX UX testing (internal and external)
  • Collaborating with the team, ensuring UX meets the requirements and expectations
  • Testing across all of our platforms
  • Preparing decks for demos and pitches
  • Creating graphic assets using Adobe Designing layouts
  • Illustrate and design website elements (layouts, templates etc.)
  • Develop stories and concepts for websites, online marketing pieces, and applications
  • Create graphical elements and visuals in accordance with company brand guidelines

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Good understanding of server & desktop hardware/ operating systems, networks, firewalls and load balancers, telecoms, etc.
  • Cross functional Knowledge
  • Familiarity with data modelling, including regression models
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server
  • Good knowledge of Networking technologies and concepts
  • Familiarity managing some enterprise-class business applications such as: Enterprise resource planning, Human resources management SharePoint, information technology service management, Customer relationship management systems, Content management, document management systems
  • Good understanding of IT security and Data protection
  • Good understanding of Cloud and mobile technology

Who is this Role for?

  • Existing software developers
  • Undergraduate Students
  • Students seeking SIWES or internship placements
  • Recent graduates seeking NYSC placement
  • Graduates seeking Post-NYSC experience
  • Students seeking industry experience
  • Graduates of software development or tech focused learning programs such as Andela, Utiva, Tech Stars, Alt School Africa etc. Looking to apply their skills in tackling real life entrepreneurial and business challenges in a corporate setting across multiple functions.

Deadline: 31st May, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: info@tongston.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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