UX Designer - Parvana, Cape Town

  • Cape Town
  • Salary: Market Related (Negotiable)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT, Technology, Technical
  • Posted by Parvana on Friday, March 15, 2019
  • Reference: GD 1002355
  • Apply before Saturday, April 13, 2019 - 24 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Parvana

About the Client:

Fortunately for us, our wonderful American client has chosen to base their entire Research and Development team in the Cape.

They have made huge investments in their CT office and are here to stay and grow their team. If research and development, complex applications, pure development (no maintenance) and learning new things interests you, then this is the right company for you.

Based in the northern suburbs, this organisation is highly progressive offering generous flexi-time and other benefits.


  • Deliver a UX vision, along with a plan for evolutionary, iterative updates, to implement this vision.

  • Building strong relationships with stakeholders inside and outside the company, and efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, adaptable and brandable.

  • Advocate for users in a fast paced and complex business domain and imparting day-to-day design leadership to the rest of the Engineering team and wider company.

  • Working with domain experts and software developers to deliver wireframes and design mockups (low and high fidelity) of new features to be developed.

  • Ability to make UI changes to the front-end code is a plus.

Candidate Requirements

Skills and Experience:
  • Completed, relevant courses in UX Design.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in UX Design.
  • Portfolio of UX focused work samples for web and mobile applications.
  • Exposure to complex systems with web portal front-ends.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and customers.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, Axure, InVision, Balsamiq and the like is required. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript/Typescript skills are advantageous.
  • Angular (2+) experience is advantageous.
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About Parvana

We are a recruitment company specialising in IT, telco & Finance with offices in South Africa and the United Kingdom. We are a highly skilled team that endeavours to provide a personal, efficient and value add service.

PARVANA is Persian for butterfly.

An unusual name for a recruitment agency perhaps, but we like to think it will stick with you next time you think about new opportunities.

At Parvana, we pride ourselves on our ability to not only assist our clients who are trying to find the best talent, but to guide and offer advice to our candidates who are looking for a new career.

That’s why when any executive or high profile employee is looking for a new career, they head directly to Parvana - and so should you.