VGP Recruitment


Animator – Creative (Integrated), Digital Designer – Digital, UX – Digital
Cape Town – Western Cape

We have a terrific, hybrid opportunity for an experienced UX Lead/ Senior UX Designer at a leading travel software solutions company, based in Cape Town. While this role can be hybrid with the opportunity to be remote, candidates will need to be based in Cape Town.
We are looking for a skilled and motivated UX Design Lead to take the lead in creating and providing software solutions that assist the travel industry in collaborating and serving their customers efficiently.
In this exciting role, the UX Design Lead guides the UX/UI team to deliver innovative, user-centric design solutions that elevate the company’s products and delight their clients. Your passion for good design, and collaborative problem-solving approach supports your ongoing intention to drive the UX vision across multiple products that delivers long-term value and satisfaction to clients.
As team leader, you’ll ensure that the UX/UI team contributes to the company’s core, their technology. With deep involvement across the full product development lifecycle, the UX/UI team delivers high-quality, usable, consistent interfaces that delight clients.
This forward-thinking company offers employees a space in which to shine and play in a tech company expanding its global reach. They encourage growth and balance between in-person and remote/hybrid work to facilitate great outcomes.
Passionate about their products, industry and the teams they build, this company is on the lookout for a UX Lead who is a master of their game, someone who is able to deliver the goods through collaboration and the belief in being better together. Is it you? Apply today!
    • Lead and mentor the UX/UI team of designers, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and excellence.
    • Define and drive the UX vision and strategy, ensuring alignment with business goals and user needs.
    • Conduct user research and gather insights to inform design decisions and identify opportunities for improvement.
    • Create wireframes, prototypes and user flows to effectively communicate design ideas and concepts.
    • Collaborate with product managers, tech leads, engineers and other stakeholders to translate business requirements into user-centred design solutions.
    • Conduct usability testing and gather feedback to iterate and refine designs.
    • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in UX design, and where appropriate integrate them into our processes.
    • Ensure compliance with relevant data protection regulations such as GDPR and POPIA for all design initiatives.
The successful candidate must have/be:
    • Industry relevant tertiary qualifications.
    • 4 – 6 years of experience in a user experience design role (UX designer, UX researcher, product designer).
    • Experience mentoring and guiding a team of designers, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
    • A strong portfolio demonstrating your design process and deliverables.
    • Proficiency in design tools, such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD etc.
    • Proven track record of multiple ideas pitching them, absorbing feedback, and then seeing them through production.
    • Strong communication and influencing skills, practiced in articulating and validating design decisions to key partners.
    • Successfully validated ideas via navigation concepts, page layouts, interactions, mock-ups, wireframes, flow diagrams, sketches, and other UX collateral.
    • A solid understanding of user-centred design principles, UI design, usability testing, UX standards and terminology.
    • Proficiency using Jira, Confluence to communicate annotated wireframes.
    • A passion for the user experience and take pride in your work.
    • Able to design better solutions through great teamwork.
    • Client-focussed and can empathise with the end-user.
    • Enjoyment working on a wide range of platforms including web and mobile.
    • A pro at evaluating user research, gathering requirements, innovating solutions, and creating usable design concepts.
    • Practiced at delivering solutions through in-team and across-team collaboration.
    • Equally comfortable defining and building from the smallest touch points to emerging experiences.
    • Able to quickly create and confidently present UX concept prototypes.
    • Self-motivated, work independently and get the job done.
    • Appreciate giving and receiving constructive feedback to enhance the products.
Please submit a PDF/link to a relevant portfolio along with your CV on application.
City: Hybrid with possibility to go remote in Cape Town
Level of Expertise: Senior
Remuneration: Negotiable
Consultant: Christine
Reference Number: #Chris2427
Should you not receive a response within 10 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Open to SA Nationals
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