Product Designer - October Health

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Product Designer

  • Location: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Employment Type: Full-time

About Panda Health:

The world is suffering from a mental health pandemic. It will cost the world $16 trillion p.a. by 2030, and impacts almost 1 billion people annually. This pandemic is not only impacting individuals and families, but it also creates a massive burden on business. Panda aims to solve these problems.

Work Environment:

Panda has a WFH environment with 2 in-office days per week. We have an office in Johannesburg, and are hiring staff in Johannesburg for this role.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a talented and creative Product Designer to join our team and contribute to the design and development of our mobile app, website, and other digital assets. As a Product Designer at Panda Health, you will play a crucial role in shaping the user experience and interface of our products, ensuring they are visually appealing, user-friendly, and accessible to all users.


  • Collaborate closely with the product owner, development team, and other stakeholders to understand project goals, user requirements, and design objectives.
  • Lead the end-to-end product design process, from conceptualization to final implementation, ensuring high-quality deliverables within given timelines.
  • Create wireframes, interactive prototypes, and visual designs that effectively communicate the intended user experience and align with the brand guidelines.
  • Conduct user research, usability testing, and iterate designs based on feedback and data-driven insights to enhance the user experience.
  • Design and optimize the mobile app, website, content, and PDFs to be responsive, intuitive, and accessible for users with diverse needs.
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure seamless integration of design elements and maintain design consistency throughout the product.
  • Stay up to date with the latest design trends, emerging technologies, and industry best practices to continuously improve the user experience and interface.

Required Skills:

  • Proven experience as a Product Designer or similar role, with a strong portfolio showcasing your expertise in mobile app design, website design, content design, and PDF design.
  • Solid understanding of user-centered design principles and a demonstrated ability to translate complex requirements into intuitive and visually appealing designs.
  • Proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Photoshop, and other relevant software.
  • Familiarity with accessibility standards and best practices, and the ability to design inclusive user interfaces.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to effectively work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and a detail-oriented mindset to deliver high-quality designs that meet both user needs and business goals.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment and the ability to adapt to fast-paced startup culture.
  • A passion for healthcare and a deep understanding of the unique challenges and opportunities in the industry would be a plus.

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