Jobs/Senior Visual Designer


Senior Visual Designer



Agency / Department

Digital Transformation Agency

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$110 per hour***


Australian Capital Territory


The Digital Profession Branch requires an enthusiastic and proactive Senior Visual Designer to design and develop assets for events, communities, engagement, and communications across a range of media including web, print, and video.

This role will suit a highly motivated designer looking to develop their creative skills and make their mark with a newly created and strategic brand.



As part of the Members and Communities team, the successful applicant will support the Content and Digital Lead and Team Lead to:

  • produce high quality, on-brand work including graphic design, photography, video and audio
  • manage and apply the Digital Profession brand to designs in different contexts including merchandise, banners, event collateral, and graphics for social media, print and web
  • support the ongoing development and enhancement of the Digital Profession brand
  • collaborate with designers, writers, user researchers, developers and communications specialists to make sure all content is on brand
  • provide technical support for the delivery of high-quality outsourced products from external partners
  • provide design support across the Digital Profession Branch
  • maintain accessibility standards to WCAG 2.1 (AA) in all design work.

Please note:

  • The DTA is primarily a PC environment. We will consider the use of BYOD for the successful candidate
  • We will assess candidates through resumes, responses to the selection criteria, interviews, references and a portfolio of related work.

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum 5 years industry experience and a supporting portfolio of work.
  • Strong communication skills to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including senior executives, staff, external providers and members of the public who attend Digital Profession events.
  • Demonstrated experience using the Adobe suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects, Acrobat, and Audition.
  • Demonstrated experience producing marketing, event and merchandising products for events and other engagement activities including photography, video, audio and graphic design.
  • A strong understanding of brand and a demonstrated ability to maintain a brand identity across a range of executions.
  • An agile delivery capability according to agreed timelines, with the ability to take initiative and manage multiple competing priorities under limited direction.

Desired Criteria

  • Experience producing audio content for podcasting.
  • Experience producing video content for online hosting (YouTube, Vimeo etc.)
  • Understanding of the Digital Service Standard and Australian Government Style Manual.
  • The ability to understand the Australian Government Design System in the context of a brand architecture.
  • Experience creating animated digital designs.

Security Clearance

Ability to obtain baseline clearance


One x 3 month extension option 

**Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more information regarding the expected rate



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