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Become a Smiler!

Join us as we create Africa’s best KYC and identity verification service. We’re helping millions of African’s to easily prove their identities, and we’d like you to join us!

We celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of our team

The first thing you’ll notice at Smile is that flexibility and adaptability are key to delivering the best possible experience to our team so that you can have the biggest possible impact.

We’re a team of 50+ people from 10+ countries, and growing rapidly. We have a diverse team, with an exciting mix of backgrounds and experiences. We’re passionate about what we do, and we’re always looking for new ways to improve.

We are a hybrid company with offices in Cape Town, London, Nairobi and Lagos

Our hybrid approach to work is reviewed at regular intervals to ensure the wellness and productivity of our people, and successful execution of business objectives are maintained at all times.

We are always on the look out for people who share in our vision to make it easy for African's everywhere to prove their identity online.

Annual off-site & quarterly regional hangouts

We believe teams are more effective when they have a shared understanding of their purpose and goals. The best way to build this is to spend time together in person, which we do annually as a company and quarterly within our hubs.

Meet our Team

What's it like to work in
Engineering and Product

Learn more about our engineering team and what it's like to work at Smile. We are a team of engineers, designers, and product managers who are passionate about building a product that will change the way people interact with the world.

What's it like to work in

Working at the Smile Commercial Team is a unique opportunity to be part of a fast-growing company that is changing the way people interact with the world.

Product and Engineering People and Culture Commercial Finance International Expansion Growth and Analytics Legal and Compliance Artificial Intelligence/Human Intelligence Marketing

Perks and Benefits

We take pride in the fact that we provide excellecent benefits across all of our markets. Our employees are an important part of out success story, and we make certain that they are adequately rewarded for their efforts.

Health Insurance

We believe your health and wellness should be prioritised. This is why we offer company sponsored insurance plans or medical stipend where applicable

Competitive Compensation

We aim to be competitive in our compensation packages across our markets by leveraging market data in benchmarking and reviewing this annually.

Flexible hours and remote work

We understand that life happens outside of work. Work efficiently – from home, from the office, or remotely.

Paid time-off

We all need to step away from work to relax, recharge, and spend time with family and friends. There are also life milestones that require that extra time off and our comprehensive leave policy caters to different leave types.

Referral Bonus

You can refer great talent from your network and earn some cash once they join the team. Remember, they have to level-up our existing team!

Annual learning budget

We help you maximize your full potential by providing you with an annual learning budget.

Hear from our Team

We're a diverse team, and we are looking for people who are excited to work with us and help us build a better future for identity.

Working at Smile is an opportunity to work on new and exciting projects everyday.


I have gained a broader knowledge of digital KYC and ID verification across Africa.

Zia Pedro AI / HI Team

Working at Smile is an opportunity to work on new and exciting projects everyday.

Isaac OdhiamboEngineering Team

It's been a tremendous experience at Smile Identity. It has been a baptism by fire in the Identity Space.

Nnanna EzeCommercial Team

Ready to be a Smiler?

We are always on the lookout for exceptional talent who are ready and eager to make a significant change in the identity verification space in Africa.