UI Designer - Contract

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Contract
Reference: 2948624
Contract Length - 6 months, will possibility of going permanent
Start Date – June / July

About the Company:
 
This consultancy deliver engaging customer experiences for some of the largest global brands. Specialising in CX strategy, Service Design and Innovation, they are advocates for research, evidence-based processes and HCD thinking.

About the Role:
  
First and foremost you will be a Visual Designer, with excellent Sketch and Invision skills. You will work in a cross-functional, partly remote team. You’ll be a team player but may also be required to work autonomously from time to time. You will create high quality, user-centred solutions that align with strategic objectives and produce tangible results. The ideal candidates need to be skilled across all the ‘design end’ of Experience Design activities. 
  
The initial engagement will be six months with a view to extension. 
  
There will be monthly back-to-base days at the digital agency, social activities and ongoing training and support.
  
Tasks:  
  • Business requirements gathering
  • Paper prototyping
  • Creating user flows
  • Advising on best practice IA (unvalidated)
  • Creating iterated interactive prototypes
  • Contributing to formal Design Reviews
  • Showcasing your work regularly to stakeholders
  • Giving clearly articulated UX/ UI advice to the tech delivery team
  • Designing hi-fidelity screens according to channels and platforms, project requirements and specifications
  • Working within specified brand guidelines and contributing to a Design System
  • Ensuring the solution responds to the brief and can be achieved within the given timeframe
  • Actioning feedback provided by project teams and provide additional design solutions (as appropriate) to improve the customer experience (based on best practice UX)
  • Documenting design components for developers, and work with them to systematically and efficiently make design improvements
  • Working with developers to fine-tune designs during build
  
Skills:
  • Self-starting
  • Highly organised
  • Systems thinker
  • Clear and concise articulation
  • Sketch awesomeness
  • Invision awesomeness
  • Principle skills (or appetite for learning it)
  • JIRA/ Confluence mastery
  • Champion for the voice of the user
  • UX appreciation/ vernacular (UX skills are a bonus)
  
Experience:
  • Working in an agile delivery team
  • Have worked in a large enterprise
  • Have worked in finance (bonus points)
  • Have worked with Design Systems
  • Have worked autonomously as a sole designer in the squad
  • Have worked with a remote technical team (bonus points)

Benefits:
  
  • Opportunity to go perm
  • Collaborative working environment
  • Working on-site with global clients
  • Regular back-to-base days at the agency
  • Ongoing training and support
  • Good work / life balance
  
How to Apply
  
Click ‘apply now’ or email your resume and portfolio to Joanna.corner@xpand.com.au