UI/UX Designer - Python

Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: Kigali, RW

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13549 


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.


Summary / Role Purpose

Join the Ansys Customer Excellence team and collaborate with our customers to pioneer the future of engineering. For this role, we are seeking a UI/UX Designer proficient in Python, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Who will collaborate with other internal Ansys teams to create web/mobile application designs, develop Python prototypes, and integrate them into applications. Requires a bachelor's degree, 2 years in software development, and expertise in UI/UX principles.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design Development:

Collaborate with cross-functional teams to conceptualize and create user-centric designs for both web and mobile applications.

  • Prototyping:

Use Python-based tools to develop interactive prototypes to gather user feedback and iterate on design solutions.

  • User Research:

Understand Ansys customer needs and conduct user research to understand requirements, preferences, and pain points. Analyze findings and integrate insights into design decisions.

  • Python Integration:

Work closely with the development team to integrate UI/UX designs into Python applications, collaborating on tools like GitHub to ensure seamless functionality and task tracking.

  • Communication:

Informally present design work to stakeholders, within and outside of the team, as part of rapid iterative design process. Deliver internal and external facing workshops, webinars, and seminars to educate on design principles or decisions.

  • Learning:

Stay updated with the latest UI/UX trends, tools, and best practices.


Minimum Education/Certification Requirements and Experience
BS in Design, Computer Science or related field with at least 2 years of commercial experience in software development using object-oriented languages like Python. BS+2 or Masters
Basic knowledge of UI/UX design principles and methodologies.
A strong understanding of JavaScript is required.
Familiarity with Python and Python-based UI frameworks.
Experience with Git version control system for collaborative and organized development.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills 
A good understanding of HTML and CSS can be beneficial to ensure designs are feasible and to communicate more effectively with developers.
Experience in using tools like Graphism, Figma, Adobe XD, Sketch, and InVision to visualize designs before they are developed.
Some familiarity with Blender software, including its functionalities and workflows.
Proven experience with Ansys software and PyAnsys.
Ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
Ability to travel as required.


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.


At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com


Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.