New Position: UI/UX Designer

Monday, 26 July 2021  |  Posted in: Jobs  |  4min read

Are you looking to expand your digital career horizons and join an amazing team of people? If you’re a digital ambassador who shares our passion for creating value-generating digital experiences, we’d love to hear from you.

The Digital Embassy is seeking a solution-focused UX/UI Digital Designer to support and lead creative and human-centred design activities for our Adelaide-based agency. The role is open to applicants who seek permanent full-time employment and prefer collaborating with others in a team environment.

 

About Us

We’re a team of high-achieving web design and digital marketing professionals helping Australian organisations to scale up their businesses online. Our mission is to serve these organisations as a trusted digital partner, unlocking the potential of their websites and digital marketing initiatives so they can expand into new markets, provide better customer experiences, and thrive in a digital landscape.

Using the latest technologies and know-how we deliver the most cutting-edge and results-focused digital solutions in web design, user experience, e-commerce, integrated digital marketing, and digital strategy.

The Role

As a respected member of our team, you will be accountable for providing creative and human-centred design-led solutions in digital mediums such as websites, web apps, intranets, online forms, and various digital content for our agency. This includes our company and client projects and product initiatives.

The person we are looking for will have a minimum of 3 years of industry experience. You will have a problem-solving aptitude and a strong portfolio of design projects.

You will need to demonstrate familiarity with brand communication, interaction design and information architecture. You’ll be required to have exceptional skills in User Experience (UX), Responsive Website Interface Design, HTML/CSS, Wireframe and Prototype Concept Design, Website Front-end Development, Content, and Corporate Identity Design.

While not mandatory, skills such as coding JavaScript, Video Editing, Copywriting, Photography and Print Design will be looked upon favourability, as will having previous local digital agency experience using web platforms such as WordPress, Craft and Kentico Xperience (DXP).

 

Key Responsibilities

As a UI/UX Designer you will be responsible for:

  • UX | UI Designing of websites, web apps, intranets, online forms, and various digital content initiatives for our agency
  • Finding creative methods to solve UI problems (e.g. colour contrast, typographical hierarchy, brand continuity), and UX problems (e.g. usability, searchability, accessibility)
  • Understanding project specifications and user psychology
  • Design concepts and implement usability testing activities and gather user feedback
  • Creating of personas through user research and data
  • Designing and working from wireframes, prototypes and contributing to the overall solution based on client requirements
  • Building templates and prototypes using HTML
  • Styling websites using CSS and SASS to work responsively across devices and meet accessibility standards
  • Optimising websites for speed, security, and search engine ranking performance
  • Communication of design ideas and prototypes with our developers
  • Agency product design and usability
  • Ensuring consistency of brand and content experience across digital customer touch points
  • Designing digital marketing content such as social posts, eBooks, Case studies, videos and photography
  • Generating ideas and pitching them to stakeholders
  • Translating brand positioning, existing research, and marketing strategies into effective design solutions.
  • Branding, corporate identity design and creation of marketing collateral
  • Copywriting contributions to articles, social posts, case studies, landing pages, websites and marketing collateral
  • Browser testing and QA
  • Identifying opportunities and risks

 

We use the following technologies

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • InVision
  • Figma/Sketch
  • WordPress, Kentico and Craft CMS
  • AWS
  • Docker
  • JIRA and Confluence
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • SharePoint
  • Hyper-V
  • Gitlab

Bonus

  • Coding of JavaScript, PHP, and other technologies
    WordPress, Kentico Xperience (DXP) and Craft CMS experience
  • Advanced digital marketing /Search & Social advertising experience
  • Advanced video/film editing/production
  • Kentico, Google, Microsoft certifications

 

Workplace

Our workplace resides within an architectural studio office on Leigh Street in the heart of Adelaide with:

  • Coffee machines
  • Open plan office environment with sitting/standing desks
  • High-speed Gigabit internet
  • Office amenities such as a shower if you ride into work
  • Easy access to public transport
  • Great food, bars, and cafes downstairs
  • Collaborative and highly skilled team

Salary

The annual Salary package offered will be relative to experience.

 

If this description sounds like you, please upload your resume and cover letter to The Digital Embassy™’s Careers page.

Ready to talk about your requirements?

Phone us on 1300 375 368 for an obligation-free chat with a digital specialist about how we can help to scale up your business online.

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