JOB

Experience Designer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Monday, April 26, 2021

Australian Capital Territory

Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Experience Level

Senior

Employment Type

Contract

Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$75 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The Web Services team in the Communication Branch of the Department of Education, Skills and Employment needs a skilled experience designer to help liaise between business areas, the developers and the design team to fine-tune the dese.gov.au experience.

As a secondary objective, they will help to analyse and suggest changes and updates to many of the other sites we manage. The applicant will have a keen eye for detail, will understand the fundamentals of how Drupal works and how it can be used, and will have a strong understanding of user experience and user-centred design principles.

They will have experience working closely with developers and business areas to negotiate suitable solutions that are both effective and beautiful.

Essential Criteria

  • Proven skills to generate mockups and layouts to help describe a solution to business areas and to provide specifications and guidance to developers.
  • Problem solving experience to understand business requirements and craft solutions that satisfy their requirements using established patterns, or new re-usable patterns that can be used by others
  • Experience designing and refining website interfaces and providing specifications to developers to implement

Desired Criteria

  • Ability to generate CSS, HTML and Javascript that can be passed directly to developers for implementation

Security Clearance

Ability to obtain baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

Contract extensions may be considered