UX/UI - User Experience and Visual Designer

Canberra Permanent
  • World leading Artificial Intelligence (AI) Company
  • Non-Australian Citizens are welcome to apply

About Our Client

This position is primarily responsible to support in designing the ways systems work, mapping out the structure of pages, functionalities and the flow of interaction people need to follow to achieve the expected outcomes. Also contributes with the conceptual development, direction, and visual design.

Job Description

  • Enhancing information architectures, based on basic user-centric best practices, analytics data, IA testing, content audit, etc.
  • Quickly exploring designs ideas and potential solutions to the problems identified via Product Management.
  • Support the definition of the direction/concept of the future-state of brand and UI design.
  • Producing creative briefs and design concepts for our Guardian web application (Guardian Live) and other Guardian products
  • Producing creative briefs and design concepts illustrating different directions for the future-state of the brand and user-interface
  • Applying visual design to wireframes and prototypes
  • Apply sound UX concepts, including the definition of customer needs, task analysis, and the creation of personas, storyboards, scenarios, user flows and use cases
  • Apply the approved the digital brand and identity strategy for our customer facing applications.
  • Sketching and wireframing user flows, page layouts, page components and micro-interactions aligned with industry best practices and the design principles established for the project.
  • Develop Common UI components, icons, logos, and style guides.
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented as designed.
  • Have a basic understanding of web development, browser usability and mobile responsiveness to design interactions that support web development and the user experience.
  • Translate concepts into designs that illustrate complex system features simply and intuitively.
  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually
  • Participate in and contribute to post project reviews.
  • Play an active role in client meetings.
  • Support Product Management and Marketing to develop materials to support the Guardian tools and products
  • Create instant tangibility for the team and the client through storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototyping
  • Develop the Visual Interface Design through mood boards, iconography, typefaces, photography, illustrations and UI concepts
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented
  • Participate in and contribute to post project reviews.
  • When necessary, manage work streams directly with clients.
  • Develop standard UI components and style guides.
  • Effectively communicate your designs to developers and other key stakeholders.
  • Conduct industry research and stay up-to-date on best practices, competitor UI designs and emerging technologies.
  • Mapping and design of services, features and pages
  • Prototyping of future-state experiences

The Successful Applicant

  • Portfolio demonstrating creative work as well as the ability to communicate the value add of such design.
  • Demonstrated ability to user design tools such as Figma, Zeplin.
  • Professionalism at all times, including showing up and delivering on time, being transparent and raising issues early, etc.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, orally and in writing
  • Proficiency with the most common design software and ability to learn new tools and techniques quickly
  • Attention to details in the preparation and the execution/production of design artefacts
  • Understanding of design thinking and user-centred design principles
  • Understanding of project management and agile delivery processes
  • Ability to relate to clients, stakeholders and end-users alike
  • Basic understanding of development matters, what the most common technologies such as HTML, CSS, JS and CMS allow to do
  • Ability to innovate and develop out-of-the-box solutions to complex user interaction

What's on Offer

On offer for your hard work you will have the opportunity to take your career to the next level in an energetic and fast-paced team. Also on offer are the following:

  • Excellent salary package
  • Permanent Engagement
  • Top Tier and leading IT Company

How to contact us

If you currently looking for opportunities and feel this role is right for you please contact us via email or phone.
If you feel this role might not be best suited to your skillset however would like to have a confidential discussion on your career please get in touch.

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