Mzwandile Makgoba

I’m a father, a husband and currently a Design Practice Lead (Previously a Product Design Lead) who also co-runs the Graduate Programme at DVT with over 20 awards under their belt and a demonstrated history of working in the design industry for over 20 years. I’ve lead many design teams ranging from designers, developers and writers of all levels. I’ve moved across the industry from advertising and marketing all the way to consulting. Strong professional skilled in Product Design, Design Thinking, User Centred Design, User Interface Design, Interactive Design, User Experience, Application Design, Process Flow Design, Typography, Mobile Interfaces, Web Design, Art Direction, Creative Direction, User Research, Design Systems, Information Architecture, and Visual Design.

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Inez Patel

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Danielle Goosen

Design Project Lead
Absa Design Office


Estee Jacobs

UX Engineer


Irmi-Mari le Roux

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Kudakwashe Sachirarwe

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Mzwandile Makgoba

Design Practice Lead


Olivia Lucas

Senior UX Researcher
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Rob Cowie

Senior Design Specialist
Absa Group


Schalk Venter

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Schalk Venter


Shay Fisher

Head of Digital


Tshepang Jonathan

Product Designer


Wadzanayi Kim

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Beedesigned Studio


Sean Buch

UX/UI Design Leader | Product Strategist & Manager


Rachel Main

User Experience Designer
Sand Dollar Design


Davidzo Mashiri

User Experience Researcher
Sand Dollar Design


Jacqueline Fouche

Principal experience designer and Design coach

Dean Broadley

Design Executive
Designing Humans