Recruit Digital – Lead Digital Designer Vacancy in Cape Town May 2018



Remuneration: R45000 – R75000 per month Basic salary
Location: Cape Town
Type: permanent
Reference: #1655
Company: Recruit Digital


Are you an experienced digital designer who can inspire and push our design team forward while crafting world-class web and mobile interfaces for our local and international clients who appreciate great design?

My client is a close-knit team of driven individuals that plan and design world class web and mobile applications. Their office serves clients on three continents and they are looking for a talented lead digital designer with at least five+ years’ work experience to set and maintain high-quality standards in our design team. You will oversee and ensure that all user interface designs are functionally sound, technically feasible and structured to be scalable as projects grow in complexity. We solve complex design challenges and strive to delight our customers by consistently exceeding their expectations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A strong digital portfolio showcasing responsive UX and UI design for functional web and mobile applications
  • A passion for building products with a purpose and designing experiences that improve ease of use
  • A strong proficiency in Sketch while remaining up to date with tech & design tools and trends across web and mobile
  • A good understanding of HTML and CSS in order to design interfaces that are technically sound and feasible to build
  • Good communication skills and the ability to sell your 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 five+ years’ relevant experience

Responsibilities will include:

  • Setting UI design direction and overseeing the rollout of web and mobile projects
  • Set and maintain UI quality standards and oversee the output from the creative team
  • Managing complex
  • Compellingly package and present designs to our clients
  • Working closely with the UX team to improve ease of use and strengthen design consistency on projects
  • Working closely with the Front-End Development team to improve ease of use implementation
  • Manage the creative team deliverables to efficiently deliver the best results as a team
  • Inspiring the team to continually raise the bar on innovation and creativity for all work produced
  • Developing the design team’s skills through mentoring, goal setting and training


  • Flexi-time
  • Free monthly car-wash
  • Great working environment
  • Mountain views
  • Team socials and Training Brunches
  • Nespresso and Fruit bowls
  • MacBook Pro + HD Display



Apply by email
Amy Molony