Sydney – Gadigal Country, Australia

Senior UX Designer

Experience Designers at AKQA craft, concept, and deliver interfaces that make technology more natural and enjoyable to use. With expertise in design strategy, technology and brand, our design team of researchers, visual designers and user experience designers take a human-centred approach to create beautiful and meaningful brand experiences.

As a Senior User Experience (UX) Designer, your role involves exercising curiosity, championing user-centred design processes and techniques. demonstrating a strong sense of craft, building strong relationships with clients and collaborating with project teams to create innovative solutions.

At AKQA Sydney, you’ll work in an innovative and inclusive culture surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn and grow within a creative and technically advanced team, and have access to ongoing personal and professional development. At AKQA, we are committed to both your career growth and your work/life balance.

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Champion user-centred design (UCD) principles and processes, ensuring outcomes meet both business and user goals.
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of all aspects of the UCD approach, with the ability to apply them flexibly across a variety of project types
  • Ideation and sketching and ability to articulate concepts and ideas
  • Strong experience with user flows, IA, site maps and wireframes, and with creating complex interactive prototypes at various levels of fidelity.
  • Ensure user testing is conducted at appropriate intervals so that customers validate key design judgements.
  • Act as UX expert in all matters relating to retail, ecommerce, usability and accessibility.
  • Help facilitate workshops with clients to guide and assist them through a participatory design process.
  • Build strong relationships with internal/external account stakeholders.
  • Ensure projects and tasks are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Provide UX mentorship to more junior team members.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • Solid experience in a dedicated user experience, or interaction design role.
  • Experience on definition, creation and maintenance of design systems
  • Proficiency in Figma, Adobe CS, Sketch, Invision and other prototyping tools
  • Experience working on large scale enterprise projects and content management systems is (or in large teams) advantageous but not essential.
  • Experience working in an agile environment within a multidisciplinary team. 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Relentless attention to detail

 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Indigenous people are encouraged to apply for this role.

 

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