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UX Designer

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UX Designer

Competitive Rates
6+ month contract
Large Australian online business

The Role:

This initial 6 month contract position will report to the Web Development Manager and be the go to person for user experience, web design and user interface development process.

An excellent opportunity is available at client head office for a talented User Experience Designer with at least 3 years' experience. This role operates in a mid-sized web development team and works with a diverse range of professionals from the web tech lead, all the way through to web front and backend development, architecture, creative and project management teams on a daily basis. You will be implementing beautiful user interfaces based on the best industry practices, elegant code that is cross browser compliant and accessible.

The role requires strong web design skills to convert design concepts into HTML and CSS, conduct technical investigations and support existing business websites. An additional requirement is a proven ability to set and maintain web design standards.

Working as a key part of this high achieving team you will spend your days:

 Analysing user interactions and design and implementing graphical user interfaces

 Delivering implementations and participating in regular demonstrations and review of the evolving designs with client representatives

 Liaising with internal development teams to ensure that the proposed interface designs are practical to implement; and

 Ensuring that the interface designs appropriately address requirements


To be considered for this role it is essential that you possess the following skills:

 3 to 4 years' experience in user experience and interaction design for data rich web applications

 Experience in user interface design

 Experience in web application development environments including JavaScript/AJAX/HTML 5/CSS3,Jquery as well as graphics, images and icons

 Graphic design skills (Photoshop or Illustrator), creating icons, CSS "sprite" pallets, Images etc.

 Experience with mobile device user interfaces and Responsive design

 Understanding of mobile device memory management, features and its limitations for web apps

 Experience with user testing cross browser, devices and os platforms

 Exposure to development tools such as version control (TFS) IDE (Visual Studio), continuous integration

 Peer-review and development methodologies such as agile / scrum


Qualifications:

 Holding a relevant IT degree / qualification


Behavioural Qualities & Interpersonal Skills:

 Ability to prioritise competing requirements and resolve conflicts

 Ability to analyse and solve problems with attention to detail and accuracy

 Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

 Proactive, self starter and excellent team player

 Ability to perform successfully under pressure

 Strong documentation skills

 Flexible to meet changing business needs


For more information, please contact mwarraich@aquent.com / 02 8288 8288

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