ABOUT US
ABOUT US
Sand Dollar Design is a global
design consulting firm
We elevate the experience of your customers and staff through experience design and digital innovation

OUR VISION

We dream of making the world a better place, one business at a time. Our vision is to help organisations create business value & delight their staff and customers alike by re-imagining the user experience, through innovative digital solutions.

OUR FOUNDERS

Jaco van den Heever (MBA, CUA, CXA)

CEO & Head of Consulting

After spending more than a decade leading design teams for large corporations, Jaco co-founded Sand Dollar Design in 2017. His skillset includes UX Strategy and Digital Transformation. He is also involved in various Health-Tech Startups. 

Dr. Ellenore Meyer (MBChB, PhD)

Founder & Head of Healthcare Practice

Ellenore is a Medical Doctor with a PhD in Spirituality in Healthcare, and co-founded Sand Dollar Design in 2017. She guides our Healthcare Experience Design team through her subject matter expertise in Healthcare, Medical Ethics and Law. Ellenore also heads up the Tebelo Non-Profit Organisation. 

Jaco van den Heever (MBA, CUA, CXA)


CEO & Head of Consulting

After spending more than a decade leading design teams for large corporations, Jaco co-founded Sand Dollar Design in 2017. His skillset includes UX Strategy and Digital Transformation. He is also involved in various Health-Tech Startups. 

Dr. Ellenore Meyer (MBChB, PhD)


Founder & Head of Healthcare Practice

Ellenore is a Medical Doctor with a PhD in Spirituality in Healthcare, and co-founded Sand Dollar Design in 2017. She guides our Healthcare Experience Design team through her subject matter expertise in Healthcare, Medical Ethics and Law. Ellenore also heads up the Tebelo Non-Profit Organisation. 

 

OUR TEAM, OUR GREATEST ASSET

Our ability to deliver outstanding results for our clients starts with our team of smart creative talent. We come from a diverse set of geographies, experiences and backgrounds that range from chefs, MBA’s and bartenders to Medical Doctors.

OUR WAYS OF WORK

Our network of global team members operate in a mixed model of on-site consulting and remote working, to ensure we can attract the best talent from across the globe, while remaining a cost-effective partner to our clients.

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF OTHERS

We utilise our skillset and the resources at our disposal to make a difference in the lives of people in our communities. We are proud to support the Tebelo Non-Profit Organization to impact Health, Nutrition and Education in impoverished communities across Africa.

OUR SERVICES

RESEARCH

We create a rock-solid foundation for our work by conducting various forms of user research. Our insights are driven from ethnographic studies, user interviews, competitor benchmarking and heuristic reviews.

STRATEGY

With our strategy consulting offering, we create a tangible picture of your future vision, and map out a roadmap for successfully navigating from your current state to the future vision.

INNOVATION

Through processes like service design, product design, customer journey mapping and ideation, we identify many opportunities for improving the user experience. We design end-to-end improvements that typically include digital solutions.

DESIGN

We design world class user experiences (UX) for websites, mobile apps and internal systems by following an iterative user centered design process that includes low-fidelity and high-fidelity wireframes, prototypes and user interface design (UI).

OUR PARTNERS

While our core focus is on designing world-class experiences for our clients, we also build and scale solutions such as mobile apps and websites through our network of partners. This enables us to provide an end-to-end offering including Analysis, Design and Development for any digital solution.