Senior User Experience Designer

Location Queensland
Discipline Digital
Job reference 109394
Salary Negotiable

  • Large Government Agency
  • Central Brisbane CBD Location
  • 12-Months Contract with possibility of extension

Senior UX Designer Contract Job in Brisbane CBD, 12-Month contract, deliver digital strategy, Competitive $$, possible extensions

This large Federal Government Agency requires an experienced Senior UX Designer to join their team on a contractual basis for 12-months with the option to extend further. You will work as directed on specific project requirements across the team.

You will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Deliver innovative design solutions and insights which support a best-in-class experience for the agencies products and services by following a human centred design approach, supporting this process by way of methods and deliverables such as user journey mapping, experience mapping, user cases and personas.
  • Produce and inform the direction of digital product design, interface design, interaction design which supports the design and development of Agency operated product and services across multiple platforms and devices.
  • Design assets to support the end-to-end product design process, such as wireframes, prototypes for user-testing, through to high fidelity design solutions for delivery to product and development teams.
  • Collaborate with Design Team members, other Agency teams and stakeholders, taking complex problem statements, briefs and innovation initiatives through to validated design solutions.
  • Manage and develop design principles, approaches, style-guides, design systems and component libraries across Agency products. To ensure consistency, efficiency, and a high-quality user experience.
  • Manage and execute input from multiple stakeholders and maintain delivery artefacts which ensuring the effective delivery of design through the design process.
  • Manage engagement with customers to validate user experience design through best practice co-design and user research methodologies.
  • Manage projects where team members may be external stakeholders, are not dedicated resources or may have competing needs or priorities as well as Ability to navigate and manage complex project needs that meet regulatory, ethics, legislative, security and privacy requirements.
  • Work closely with stakeholders, technology and product teams to ensure desired delivery outcomes during development phases through effective communication and management. Providing assurance final development meets objectives, quality, standards and design principle frameworks.
  • Collaborate with Design Team members, other Agency teams and stakeholders, taking complex problem statements, briefs and innovation initiatives through to validated design solutions.

As the successful incumbent you will possess:

  • Appropriate tertiary qualifications and/or experience
  • Highly developed coordination, organisational skills, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Highly developed skills in decision making, problem solving and negotiating successful outcomes in potentially challenging circumstances.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including experience developing analytical reports and the ability to present information to diverse audiences.
  • Experience supporting complex and cross-functional programs of work to ensure delivery
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate effectively with stakeholders, especially at senior levels
  • 5+ years experience as a Senior/ UX designer, interaction designer, information architect or similar role.
  • A portfolio of work demonstrating experience creating amazing user-centred design solutions.
  • Demonstrated innovation in the application of technology solutions to complex business problems
  • Requirement to obtain and maintain relevant national policy check, and security clearance in which Australian Citizenship is a condition of eligibility

This is an outstanding opportunity to add value to the Agency for the duration of this 12-Month Contract. You will be rewarded with a competitive hourly rate with the possibility of further extensions.