UX Web Designer

  • Role located in Canberra
  • 12 month contract with possible extension options available
  • Applications close on Sunday 13/6/2021
  • Immediate start (21/6/2021)
  • A BASELINE security clearance is required or the ability to obtain one

A UX/Web designer is required to help liaise between business areas, the developers and the design team to fine-tune the website experience. As a secondary objective, they will help to analyse and suggest changes and updates to many of the other sites we manage. You will have a keen eye for detail, will understand the fundamentals of how Drupal works and how it can be used, and will have a strong understanding of user experience and user-centred design principles. You will have experience working closely with developers and business areas to negotiate suitable solutions that are both effective and appealing.

You will:

    • Use user-centred design to develop concepts and mock-ups for new content or products;
    • Help business areas map their content requirements and recommend the most efficient way to present it using reusable interfaces that they’ll design;
    • Be responsible for quality assurance of the appearance of the department’s websites in line with design standards and guides and the team’s objective to make beautiful, effective websites;
    • Provide design advice, mock-ups, and asset creation for websites we manage; and
    • Be able to provide CSS or JavaScript updates that the team’s developers can integrate into the department’s websites quickly.

Selection Criteria

    • Experience designing and refining website interfaces and providing specifications to developers to implement.
    • Problem solving experience to understand business requirements and craft solutions that satisfy their requirements using established patterns, or new re-usable patterns that can be used by others.
    • Proven skills to generate mock-ups and layouts to help describe a solution to business areas and to provide specifications and guidance to developers.
    • Portfolio of design work demonstrating problem-solving and design skills.
    • Ability to generate CSS, HTML and JavaScript that can be passed directly to developers for implementation.

 

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