Senior Interaction Web Designer

Senior Interaction Web Designer

Job Title: Senior Interaction Web Designer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2022-01-10
Reference: V-40551
Contact Name: Kelly Shockley
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2022 12:43

Job Description

The Role: 

Senior Interaction Web Designers work under limited direction of the UX and Design Team Leader. As an Interaction Designer you will be working within a multi-disciplinary team to create user-centric designs for client agency websites. Applicants are expected to have extensive experience in graphic and website design, including UI design, typography and branding application across desktop, tablet and mobile devices. Applicants will need to have excellent working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite particularly XD, but additional experience using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator or Axure is also desirable. Applicants must have in-depth knowledge of WCAG principles as well as experience in designing inclusive and accessible websites. It is also expected that as part of this role you will assist the User Researchers in conducting user research activities including user interviews, workshop facilitation and synthesising of user findings. 

Duties May Include;

*    Research on images and graphic elements through available digital sources.
*    Developing low and high-fidelity web and interaction designs.
*    Creation and upkeep of UX templates and artefacts.
*    Treatment of graphics and images to align with industry best practice and department standards.
*    Assessing and use of correct typography for product.
*    Applying branding to websites and digital products as required.
*    Providing a quality assurance function of web development work.

*    Monitor analytics of products and develop analytics reports when required.
*    Mentoring junior staff in UX design practices.
*    Assist the user researchers in user engagement sessions and synthesis as required.


Skills and Experience Required:

1.    Demonstrated experience with Adobe XD/ Axure or equivalent design tool sets
2.    Demonstrated experience with wesbite designs for government websites.

Weighted Criteria:

1.    Demonstrated knowledge and experience in using  design methodologies, processes and techniques.
2.    Demonstrated experience with the Australian Government's Digital Service Standard, WCAG AA compliance and/ or website government standards
3.    Abitlity to assist with User Research activities and synthesising  of information for user engagement tasks.


Location and Contract Term: This role is Canberra based. Contract till February 2023 with 1 x 12 month contract extension options pending budget and delegate approval.


Security Requirements: Applicants must be Australian Citizens to apply for this role. A baseline security clearance is required.


How to Apply:

Applications close 21 January.

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 Kelly 1300 944 936 for any further information