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Interaction Designer

Interaction Designer

Job Title: Interaction Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-08-08 00:00:00
Reference: V-39625
Contact Name: Kym Hinds
Contact Email: kymh@whizdom.com.au
Job Published: August 09, 2021 14:44

Job Description

Our client, a Federal Government Agency is seeking an experienced Interaction Designer, to assist the team to deliver effective services that meet user needs and that are user friendly.  Can be based in Canberra, Melbourne or Sydney.

Duties:
  • Provide strategic leadership on design decisions.
  • Work with the product manager and the team to define solutions through prototyping, mockups, flows, visual design, or other means.
  • Regularly coordinate and/or participate in user research
  • Seek feedback proactively to explore a range of design paths that reflect opportunities and constraints.
  • A solid understanding of the application of user research/ testing to inform and validate designs, through to production-ready with consideration of Digital Service Standards.
  • Develop design rationale and explain design choices to the team and participate in design reviews, research, and other activities
  • Create flows and mock-up’s for mobile and web experiences.
Attributes:
  • Contributing to a positive and rewarding work environment and supporting team members through change
  • Demonstrating and communicating the value of agile ways of working and Human Centred Design
 
Essential criteria:
  • Significant knowledge and experience of interaction design across varied users, business problems, and devices
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with driving and applying user-centred design processes. Accustomed to working collaboratively within multi-disciplinary team.
  • Proficient with rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototypes.
  • Significant user research experience.
  • Hands on experience in creating experience maps, user journeys and service blueprints, interaction models, flows, and wireframes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work end to end on both UX and UI tasks.
  • Experience working across web, mobile and social platforms.
  • Experience in WCAG 2.1AA, accessibility assessment.
  • Skilled in UX design tools including HTML, Cascading Style Sheets etc.
  • Hands on experience facilitating user testing with a range of methods and managing customer facing workshops.
Desirable criteria:
  • Understanding of the Commonwealth Digital Service Standard
  • Experience transforming services, either private or government, with a focus on benchmarking and measurement.
Location and Contract Term:
The role can be based is Canberra or Sydney or Melbourne with an estimated start of 30 August 21.  This is a 6 month contract with possible extensions.

Security Requirements:
Applicants must be Australian Citizens. You must have the ability to obtain a Baseline clearance.

How to apply:
Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you will be required to complete a selection criterion to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates.

Call Kym 1300 944 936 for any further information.

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