Ryan Byrne, Designer in Cape Town, South Africa
Ryan Byrne

Designer in Cape Town, South Africa

Member since March 17, 2019
Ryan has helped many big names create innovative new products including Standard Bank, Old Mutual, Sanlam, First National Bank, and Diners Club. He is a UX generalist passionate about problem solving and innovation. His approach is user-centric, seeking first to understand the user, then to develop the methodology. He is a highly effective communicator and brings ideas and solutions to every conversation.
Ryan is now available for hire


Digital Design


  • Digital Product Designer

    2017 - 2019
    Byte Orbit
    • Conceptualized, tested, validated, and developed the UX of a Forex trading application for one of the largest retail banks in Africa.
    • Helped successfully design, found, and scale a social dining app.
    • Used human-centered design principles to help a large retail bank conceptualize an evolution to their product and offerings.
    • Developed the UX for a large credit card provider who was looking to grow their offering and enter the digital space.
    • Ran UX research for a startup looking to help small business owners be able to manage their businesses using digital means.
    • Created the user experience for a group savings application for Old Mutual South Africa.
    • Consulted with multiple client on innovation strategy and user experience in various sectors.
    Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch
  • Freelance Designer

    2015 - 2017
    Ryan Byrne
    • Researched, conceptualized, and developed the UX for a mobile app for Milky Lane, a waffle house franchise in South Africa.
    • Designed and developed a website for a juice delivery service in Bangkok Thailand.
    • Designed a food delivery website for a sandwich shop franchise in Cape Town.
    • Designed the mobile application for a digital magazine and radio station.
    Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, InVision, Sketch


  • Bachelor's degree in Design Ideation
    2015 - 2017
    Inscape Education Group - Cape Town, South Africa


  • Design Sprints



Cape Town, South Africa

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