Western Cape, ZA
1d ago


The successful Front-end Designer will be a designer / maker and technologist at heart who thrives on building out concepts, prototypes, and digital products that translate research findings and strategic direction into usable and accessible digital products.


  • 5+ years front-end design experience on consumer-facing digital projects / products (responsive websites, apps, preferred)
  • Diploma or degree in web design or related field
  • Experience designing for e-commerce sites an advantage
  • Portfolio of samples from products / sites that details candidate’s role in the project, including UX and front-end design, process.
  • Highly proficient in modern design and prototyping applications like : Sketch, Axure, Figma, InDesign, Adobe CC, etc.
  • Experience using collaboration tools such as Slack or JIRA
  • Strong knowledge of software development lifecycle and ability to easily interface with IT development team members and leaders
  • Proficiency with HTML, HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, and other web-based frameworks.
  • Highly proficient in delivering consistent user experiences across : browsers, platforms, and devices.
  • Comfortable designing in code, using the browser.
  • Experience with integration of brand standards within interaction design solutions
  • Active interest in new web-based technologies, with an ability to get up to speed quickly and incorporating into projects effectively.
  • Proficiency with mobile concepts including responsive web design and developing strategies for delivery across multiple devices and viewports.
  • Knowledge of native mobile application technologies.
  • Experience with Agile methodologies for project delivery.
  • Understanding of content management systems and ability to deliver assets and code to merchandisers and content writers for implementation of projects.
  • As a proud South African brand, Woolworths is committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions


  • Understand customer needs, business strategy and team deliverables and find innovative ways to deliver to these opportunities from a design perspective
  • Continuously analyze the user journey, creatives and pages that customer engage with to identify performance pitfalls, painpoints and opportunities
  • Design and prototype creative elements, layouts and interaction for Woolworths Online projects and Sales and Marketing Campaigns
  • Maintain the high standards as prescribed by the Woolworths CI and Values in the creative work that is done
  • Be an ambassador for online and the online strategy, by engaging in peer group meetings to ensure the relevant groups have full understanding and awareness of the needs of the online team
  • Design and maintain CI and Online aligned collateral for the Online Team to use in communicating to management and stakeholders
  • Can translate customer behavior into an architectural system that supports great interactive experiences for our customers.
  • Act as the advocate for our customers throughout the design process and maintain focus on their needs when crafting our digital products.
  • Ability to conceptualize quickly, test designs, measure the response, and recommend direction based on iterative feedback to deliver a design that supports a delightful customer experience.
  • Advocate for the adherence to accessibility standards in our products.
  • Ability to successfully articulate a point a view while maintaining an ability to negotiate benefits in a highly collaborative and dynamic structure.
  • Ability to review business requirements, write user stories, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with behavioral influencing through human understanding that drives designs which elicit an emotional impact from our customers.
  • Understands design research, its influence on interaction design and the impact on meeting the business goals for our customers.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere with the ability to move from one project to another seamlessly.
  • Demonstrates passion and commitment for excellence, the customer, the Woolies brand and organisation, each other, South Africa and transformation and sustainability
  • Role models the Woolies values : Customer First, Quality, Inspiration, In Touch, Responsible, Integrity, Collaboration
  • Demonstrates a commitment to high performance is delivery focused and goal driven, flexible and thrives on and responds to performance feedback
  • Other duties as required
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