Graphic-UX Designer

Rooftop is looking for a graphic designer with UX experience to join our team and deliver work with purpose.

Job type: Permanent

Location: Cape Town or Gqeberha

Closing date for applications Friday 28 June 2024.


The Graphic-UX Designer position requires a high standard of design thinking with the ability to apply this across a range of assets, delivering “beyond expectation” for Rooftop clients.

They will work closely with the Senior Graphic Designer and Design Director to create assets for all campaign and design project work including but not limited to web graphics and layouts, social media, motion graphics, proposal documents, presentations, branding and visual identity development, reports and publications and other print media. The Graphic-UX Designer will also assist in enhancing the effectiveness of web related projects by improving the usability, accessibility, and overall user experience through research, visually engaging and interactive design, usability testing, and collaboration with stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of exceptional web projects.

They will also be responsible for managing their time, being able to multi-task and work well under pressure across multiple projects within a team environment, all while upholding the values of Rooftop.


  • Bring Big Ideas/Concepts to life through your design ability and experience across a variety of media and asset types.
  • Apply UX-based solutions to web and digital projects, enhancing user journeys and experiences through research, industry-leading insights and usability testing.
  • Collaborate with broader Rooftop team to ensure overall project success.
  • Develop impactful new business and pitch ideas and creative that aid Rooftop in securing new campaigns and projects.


  • Minimum five+ years of experience in a Graphic/UX Design role.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification.
  • 5+ years experience in UX design for web/digital projects.
  • 5+ years experience in design for social media.
  • 5+ years experience in reproduction and make-ready for print-based outputs.
  • Ability to design and produce outstanding creative work within the scope of the project brief and beyond.
  • Excellent knowledge of relevant Adobe Creative Cloud web and design software.
  • Knowledge of current graphic and web design trends.
  • Be able to mock-up creative ideas and define the overall design aesthetic.
  • Strong on running and meeting tight deadlines and can work under pressure.
  • Ability to create flexible designs for further expansion across various applications from print to out-of-home, motion graphics and social media/digital.
  • Conceptual skills will be an advantage.
  • Knowledge of motion graphics/animations an advantage.
  • A keen attention to detail.
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and multi-task.
  • The ability to work as part of a team or individually.

Please supply a detailed CV and digital portfolio or link to your portfolio showcasing your integrated experience in graphic/UX design.

If you don’t hear from us within two weeks after the closing date, you can consider your application as unsuccessful.