Standard Bank CIB Technology Graduate Programme - Experience Design Jobs in South Africa

Standard Bank CIB Technology Graduate Programme - Experience Design Jobs in South Africa

Job Description

In an ever-changing global landscape, our ability to deliver cutting edge financial products and services on digital platforms, is key to the success of our franchise. CIB Technology is the backbone of the Corporate Banking businesses of Global Markets, Transaction Banking and Investment Banking. The intense, high-performance environment of Global Markets and Transaction Banking makes partnering with these areas particularly exciting. As the technology partner, the solutions we provide enable the processing of multi-million-rand transactions by these businesses.

Additionally, CIB Technology empowers our business with a technology landscape that services non-retail customers which include Banks, public institutions, corporates, and asset managers to name a few and facilities various transaction types, from high frequency trading (Algorithmic trading) with low values, to low frequency trading, high value payments to complex structured products.

Our graduate programme aims to attract talent that not only displays sound technical knowledge and skills, but who can be groomed into thought leaders and trusted partners. We blend theoretical learning of hard and soft skills with practical experience. Your learning journey will be supported through several rotations, where you will be exposed to the end-to-end life lifecycle of the CIB Technology business.

As part of our 2025 graduate intake, we are looking for passionate individuals, who have explored the realm of experience design and are enthusiastic and are eager to challenge the status quo and shape exceptional client experiences within the financial services industry.

Why Experience Design Matters:

In today's rapidly evolving landscape, client experience reigns supreme. At Standard Bank CIB, we understand that exceptional experiences are not just desirable; they're essential for maintaining a competitive edge. That's why we're investing in Experience Design – a discipline that integrates creativity, technology, and empathy to craft seamless and meaningful interactions across all touchpoints.

The Role:

As a participant in our Experience Design Graduate Programme, you will be at the forefront of innovation, working alongside industry experts to:

  • Conceptualise and design intuitive digital platforms and products that enhance
    the banking experience for our clients.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to translate user insights and business requirements into innovative design solutions.

  • Utilize cutting-edge design tools and methodologies to prototype, iterate, and refine user interfaces and interactions.

  • Champion user-centric design principles throughout the organisation, driving a culture of continuous improvement and excellence.

  • Upon completion of the graduate programme, you will have the necessary knowledge, skills, and experience to kick-start your career and to find a home in CIB Technology, where you can thrive and contribute to the broader success of the Standard Bank Group.


    Post Graduate qualification (Completed or completing in 2024)

  • Design Studies,

  • Information Systems,

  • Computer Science,

  • Graphic Design,

  • Interaction Design,

  • Human-Computer Interaction,

  • User Experience Design,

  • or a related field.

    Experience Required

  • Participation in relevant workshops, conferences, or online courses related to finance and design is a plus.

  • At maximum 2 years of experience in a design-related role, preferably within the finance industry or in a corporate setting. Experience working in startups or design agencies is advantageous.

  • Candidates must submit a link to online portfolio showcasing their design work. Portfolios should demonstrate proficiency in designing for web and mobile platforms, including examples of user interfaces, user experience flows, and interactive prototypes.

  • Proficiency in design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD) and Sketch. Familiarity with prototyping tools like Figma is preferred. Basic understanding of front-end development technologies (HTML, CSS) is a plus.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Standard Bank CIB Technology Graduate Programme - Experience Design Jobs in South Africa

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