Job: UX Lead

Title UX Lead
Categories Design/Creative
Date Posted16 April 2018
Salary R45k – 75k per month
Location Cape Town

UX & Project Lead

Are you an inspirational and effective UX lead that can manage and oversee complex projects in our team of growing web & mobile application designers?

My client is a close-knit team of driven professionals that deliver globally recognised, world-class benchmarked UX/UI design solutions for web and mobile applications. Their office serves clients on three continents and they are looking for a UX & Project Lead to run with large-scale projects. This role will engage with clients throughout the strategy, research and analysis phases to establish the UX direction and ensure our UX team works together to efficiently deliver world-class design solutions that are compellingly packaged and presented to clients.

They solve complex design challenges and strive to delight our customers by consistently exceeding their expectations.


  • A strong digital portfolio showcasing UX research and prototypes for functional web and mobile applications
  • A track record of strong team leadership in a digital design environment
  • The ability to analyse competitors, user data, research, and present findings
  • A passion for building products with a purpose and designing experiences that improve ease of use
  • A strong proficiency in Axure while remaining up to date with tech & design tools and trends across web and mobile
  • A good understanding of HTML & CSS in order to design prototypes that are technically sound and feasible to build
  • Good communication skills and the ability to sell your UX designs to clients and your team members alike
  • A reputation amongst colleagues for meticulous attention to detail
  • Experience in fast and effective problem-solving and decision making abilities
  • Minimum of 6+ years relevant experience

Responsibilities will include:

  • Running client meetings to define strategy and requirements
  • Managing project timelines, briefs, internal progress reviews and quality assurance
  • Finding creative solutions to complex web / mobile app challenges
  • Confidently explaining UX decisions to clients & gather feedback
  • Testing product assumptions with users and gathering feedback
  • Analysing web traffic or user testing data to answer UX questions
  • Inspiring the team to continually raise the bar on innovation and creativity for all work produced
  • Leading the team to profitable and efficient project delivery that meets our high-quality standards
  • Running team forecast planning meetings
  • Active client liaison at a senior level
  • Maintaining the UX team’s training schedule and initiatives


  • Flexi-time
  • Free monthly car-wash
  • Great working environment
  • Mountain views
  • Team socials & Training Brunches
  • Nespresso & Fruit bowls
  • MacBook Pro + HD Display
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Amy Molony – Creative RecruiterAmy grew up in the humid seaside hood that is Durban. With a background in the film industry Amy has experience promoting South Africa as a film destination and reading and researching movie scripts.   She is passionate about good content and her love for the written word knows no bounds. She relishes being outdoors and during weekends, when she isn’t playing Ultimate Frisbee, she can be found hiking the Capes scenic mountains. Amy will be placing aspiring wordsmiths, social media managers, copywriters and editors.Contact manager
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