Design Team Leads

Design Team Leads

Job Title: Design Team Leads
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-02-18
Reference: V-38638
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2021 18:25

Job Description

Seeking an experienced Design Team Lead to be part of a team that delivers world class government digital services and experiences  

The Role:

If you are:

• a UI/UX guru (or, at least, you’re really good at it and know your stuff)

• always looking at work through a Design Thinking lens

• comfortable working in a multidisciplinary team

• enthusiastic, and full of personal drive

 • capable of leading digital transformation projects from start to finish

• willing to share your knowledge and expertise with your team and the people around you

• prolific in ideas and output

We are:

• responsible for providing digital services to millions of Australians every day

• creating experiences and interactions driven by research, best practice and data

• delivering the government's agenda to produce state of the art digital services

• making online employment services better for our users

• not afraid to try new things

Skills and Experience Required
Essential criteria
  • Demonstrated expertise in different design disciplines such as (but not limited to) discovery research and interaction design.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of usability, accessibility, content and overall user experience modern best practices
  • Demonstrated experience in translating high-level, business visions into clear, measurable goals, design concepts and principles, user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes of innovative and highly usable digital experiences. Proven track record in delivering transformational digital products and services using agile methodology, processes and practices.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a multi-disciplinary team, building rapport with other practitioners (e.g. business analysts, researchers, UI designers, developers, etc.).
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to collaborate and influence a wide range of audiences by clearly articulating your vision, design concepts and recommendations through a thoughtful rationale in the context of the business problems to be solved and desired behavioral outcomes.
  • Please indicate which locations you wish to be consider for a. Canberra Only, b. North Ryde Only or c. Both locations
Desirable criteria
  • Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams and/or large scale projects - Experience supporting, actively contributing to, or leading user research activities, including strong empathy and analytical skills.
  • Experience supporting, actively contributing to, or leading information architecture activities, including reviewing analytics data, designing and testing IAs with Treejack or similar. - Experience supporting, actively contributing to, or leading service design activities, including mapping services, designing service blueprints and improving business processes
  • Experience working in an Agile delivery process (Scrum or similar) - Experience working in complex or large-scale digital transformation programs in Government - Experience designing, testing, maintaining and communicating comprehensive Design Systems and style guides - Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively

Location and Contract Term:

Sydney or Canberra Based – 12 Months contract with 2 x 12 Months extension

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain baseline clearance

How to Apply:

Applications close 4 March 2021

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information.