The Best Product Development Companies in South Africa

Looking for a top product design firm in South Africa?

Investing in a product design agency can improve the design of your website, support your digital marketing strategy, and improve branding for your company. Finding the right company for your needs, however, can be challenging.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top product designers and developers in South Africa. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best South Africa Product Development Companies

  • 1

    Etch

    Etch is a network of agencies, consultancies, and experts headquartered in Southampton, England, with offices in London and Cape Town. Since 2012, their team of over 50 professionals has offered business consulting, product design, and UX/UI design solutions primarily for mid-market firms, working in various industries such as consumer products, financial services, and hospitality.

    Notable Project

    Etch provided web training services for a nonprofit using Google Design Sprints. The training was then used by the nonprofit to support engagement with parents in nursery schools. This has allowed the nonprofit to work more efficiently than before.

    "Their sprint methodology has enabled us to compress many weeks’ worth of work into a single week. Sprints allow us to receive and act on user feedback early in the development process, thereby ensuring we reach our beneficiaries with solutions that truly respond to their core needs and to do this in a cost-effective manner." - Head of Innovation, Nonprofit

    Former clients
    AA
    BBC
    British Airways
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    4.0
    4.0
    1 Clutch review
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  • 2

    vinille

    vinille is a design agency based in Tallinn, Estonia with over 10 experts. Founded in 2019, they offer branding, business consulting, and product design solutions for mid-market and enterprise-level clients in the industries of financial services and e-commerce.

    Notable Project

    vinille developed a mobile app for a business services company. The app was built to showcase the company’s vision and concept. The company is satisfied with the results.

    “Very effective and efficient.” - Account Director, Business Services Company

    Former clients
    Bang & Olufsen
    Bocktailed
    Chopard
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Sand Dollar Design

    Sand Dollar Design is a design agency based in Pretoria, South Africa, and founded in 2016. With over 10 members, they provide UX/UI design, product design, and digital strategy solutions for clients in the fields of health care, business services, and consumer products.

    Notable Project

    Sand Dollar Design developed a custom software solution for an ICT services firm. The firm needed to deliver an OTT platform for one of their US clients. The client was satisfied with the results.

    “I was blown away by the psychology that goes with understanding and anticipating user behavior.” - Senior Business Consultant, ICT Services Firm

    Former clients
    Heineken
    Life Healthcare
    My Blood Test
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Pretoria, South Africa
    4.6
    4.6
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Maxtra Technologies

    With 62 employees, both Maxtra Technologies' South Africa and India offices develop mobile apps and blockchain solutions. The small-business focused firm was founded in 2010 and works in a variety of industries including e-commerce, business services, and the arts. They also have experience with web and product design. 

    Former clients
    Macoco Cosmetics
    Lexap
    Veeray Kart
    Global Cruizers
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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