I am Maleke Phakoe a product designer from Jozi.


I am  a Digital-creative currently employed full-time at Barclays Africa Group as Senior UX designer with over ten years experience as a designer in the digital space.

I am driven to build usable, useful and delightful products for my clients.


Usabilty and Usability Testing 90%
Design thinking 80%
Analytics 70%
Prototyping 90%


Barclays Africa Group
Senior UX Designer
September 2016 and current

Standard Bank SA
Senior UX Designer
July 2015 to September 2016

Standard Bank SA
Senior UX Designer
October 2014 to June 2015

Aqua Online Agency
Senior Interaction Designer
August 2013 to October 2014

Brave Digital Agency
Lead UI Designer
September 2011 t0 August 2013

Digital By Desigh CC 
UI Designer
January 2010 to September 2011

Spirit Interactive
UI Designer
July 2008 to January 2010

Senior Interaction Designer
February 2004 to July 2005

Group 3

“Maleke is a talented, driven and hard-working designer. His attention to detail, keen eye for design and creative flair makes him an asset to any team.”

– Kishan Rama
Senior UX Analyst | Colleague

Group 2

“During his employ at AQUA Maleke demonstrated high levels of professionalism and integrity. He is creative with good communication skills, overall he is an excellent designer”

– Natasha Rose
Creative Director AQUA Agency

Oval 2

“Maleke performs well under pressure without compromising quality. He displayed some level of maturity and the ability to build relationships”

– Shaynil Lalla
Senior Manager SBSA Digital Sales

Interested in working with together? Drop me a line!