May 17, 2019

UX/UI Designer - mobile apps

  • Arq Group
  • Melbourne VIC, Australia
Full time Back End Software Engineer Front End Developer Design

Job Description

The role

We’re currently working with one of Australia’s best known companies to help redefine their core business. As a UX/UI designer on the team, you’ll be working alongside product owners, stakeholders, development teams and other designers to define requirements and deliver best in class experiences that will help transform their business.

It’s a fast paced environment, and you’ll be able to communicate well with those around you, define solutions which create value for both users whilst being technically feasible, all while working within required timeframes.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working with stakeholders, product owners and developers to gather and understand product requirements
  • Helping prepare and participate in collaborative design workshops
  • Applying a user-centred design approach to define the detailed user journey for an app
  • Briefing clients about your concepts and work together to refine them
  • Creating interactive prototypes to communicate intentions, validate ideas and test concepts on the end users
  • Work iteratively designing development ready screens, interactions and prototypes
  • Preparing and running user testing sessions
  • Collaborating with cross functional teams to ensure that the technical dependencies and possible user experience risks are handled upfront
  • Working with development teams throughout the Agile development lifecycle
  • Work with QA teams to ensure designs are implemented correctly
  • Regularly presenting your work to stakeholders at showcases

Skills that you have:

  • Previous experience (examples) designing visual interfaces - web, applications, mobile, etc.
  • Excellent knowledge Sketch and/or Adobe Creative Suite
  • The ability to interpret brand guidelines and strong working knowledge of iOS and Android design guidelines
  • Demonstrated design experience - ideally with corporate or digital agency environments (mobile design experience is highly advantageous)
  • Experience in creating UX/UI deliverables such as wireframes, user flows, storyboards, screen compositions and prototypes
  • Experience creating interactive prototypes for customer testing
  • Experience presenting to groups of stakeholders
  • Ability to express your ideas and opinion on what makes a great mobile user experience
  • Solid design skills based on expert knowledge of fundamental design principles, colour theory and typography
  • Understanding of the Agile software delivery environment
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and colleagues (including those working remotely)
  • Ability to work at high speed, multi-task, and manage multiple projects at once with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic, passionate and knowledgeable about mobile apps and devices

Desirable but not essential:

  • Degree in Design (Multimedia or equivalent)
  • Desire to experiment with new tools to find improved workflows
  • Understanding / experience in 2D (or 3D) animation
  • Illustration / drawing skills
  • Experience with branding / identity development

As part of your application you must include:

  • CV
  • A link to your online portfolio - demonstrating your key achievements including your UX process and examples of mobile UI

Please note you must be a resident or have appropriate work rights to be considered for this role.

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