Designer (Remote)

Kurtosys, Cape Town, Claremont, South Africa

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Duration: Full-Time


We are looking for a Designer to propose and create best-in-class layout and design solutions for clients while ensuring that templates have been analyzed and reflect the data correctly.

Ultimately, you will ensure the design team promotes our brand by delivering high-quality pieces on tight deadlines.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Perform extensive analysis on financial documents to discover optimal layout and templates for development.
  • Execute visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to the engineering team.
  • Present design concepts and proposals to clients.
  • Present and convey designs and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders.
  • Assist in establishing and promoting design guidelines, best practices, and standards.
  • Improve on the process and drive new ideas with the rest of the team.
  • Work with global Asset Management and Fortune 500 companies to define and propose best-in-class layout and design solutions.
  • Assume primary responsibility for ensuring accurate alignment to existing brand guidelines.


  • Proficiency in HTML and CSS.
  • A strong online portfolio demonstrating excellent design skills.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of professional web design/development and/or print media experience.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to detail and use of data.
  • Ability to wireframe, prototype, and present ideas to customers.
  • An interest in data visualization and analytics.
  • Solid typography/print/layout design background.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively.
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and process flows.
  • Highly proactive - always thinking of new ideas and ways to use technology to increase efficiency.
  • Passionate about keeping up to date with the latest design trends, techniques, and technologies.
  • Undergraduate degree in graphic/web design or a related field or proven relevant experience.
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Bohemian Coding Sketch/Figma, InVision, Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wireframing tools.
  • Self-sufficient with time management and being well organized.


  • Multi-faceted experience with financial reports/documents.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Electron and Highcharts.
  • Familiar with the Finance industry.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Experience in responsive web design and a “Mobile first” approach.
  • Prior experience working with Agile/Scrum.
  • Prior experience working on SaaS products.
About Kurtosys

Kurtosys empowers financial services firms to create powerful investor experiences and lasting customer relationships through efficient automation of key sales, marketing, and customer service processes.

The company provides an end-to-end digital experience platform (DXP) that enables firms to create, manage, publish and optimize all their financial data, documents, websites, and content in a secure, compliant environment.

As a result, it is trusted by the world’s leading investment brands to mitigate their risks and reduce their costs while providing the agility to ensure they are first to market.

Kurtosys solutions include secure websites and portals, interactive data tools and apps, automated sales presentations, marketing collateral, and reporting and document libraries.

Kurtosys infrastructure and technology is underpinned by global ISO-27001 certification in information security management, and Kurtosys teams have a deep understanding of working at scale with data, information design, industry regulations, and compliance issues.

Founded in 2002, Kurtosys was funded from Silicon Valley investment and operates across three global offices, employing over 200 people. The company works with some of the world’s largest financial brands, including banks, wealth managers, mutual fund providers, and alternative investments.


Our mission is to empower financial services firms to build highly productive, industry-compliant sales, marketing, and client service departments.

Using our innovative digital experience platform and tools, our customers can accelerate these functions by automating critical business processes and create stand-out investor experiences that lead to lasting relationships with their customers. 

All while reducing risk with technology that ensures alignment with industry regulations and best practices.

As a partner in the pursuit of your success, we work tirelessly to understand your goals, helping you sell more, retain more clients, and reduce cost and risk.

Kurtosys is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided based on relevant experience, qualifications, merit, and business need.

About Kurtosys

Kurtosys provides an industry class digital experience platform for financial services companies. Our platform enables financial institutions to orchestrate their data across websites, documents and portals to increase sales, marketing and client servicing efficiency. The Kurtosys SaaS platform offers a range of fund marketing and investor servicing solutions including investment management websites, fund data tools, automated fund factsheets, secure investor portals and document libraries. Our infrastructure and technology are underpinned by our global ISO-27001 certification in information security management; and we have a deep understanding of working with data, industry regulations and compliance issues. Founded in 2002, Kurtosys was funded from Silicon Valley investment and now operates across four global offices and employs over 150 talented people. We work with some of the world’s largest asset management brands that include banks, wealth managers, mutual fund providers and alternative investments.

Want to learn more about Kurtosys? Visit Kurtosys's website.