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UI Designer

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Monday, October 19, 2020

Australian Capital Territory


Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Experience Level


Employment Type


Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$120 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

The Department of Education, Skills and Employment seeks an experienced UI/UX Designer to create new and improved user experiences across a range of employment related programs and channels. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artefacts and transform them into innovative and highly usable user interfaces.

Essential Criteria

  1. 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in creating and implementing UI Design with a strong portfolio with focus on the latest UI trends, techniques and technologies.
  2. Demonstrated experience in translating high-level, business visions into clear, measurable goals, design concepts and principles, user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes of innovative and highly usable digital experiences.
  3. Proficiency in Sketch, Figma, Invision or similar wireframing, design and prototyping tools
  4. Proficiency in HTML, CSS and JavaScript for rapid prototyping
  5. Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  6. Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions
  7. Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  8. Experience supporting and participating in user research and service design activities.
  9. Understanding of and experience designing and implementing to meet web accessibility standards.
  10. Proven experience working in a multi-disciplinary team, building rapport and managing stakeholder expectations
  11. Effective communication skills with the ability to work with and influence multiple stakeholders, and clearly articulate design decisions through a well-conceived rationale
  12. Experience designing, testing, maintaining and communicating comprehensive Design Systems and style guides

Desired Criteria

  1. Experience in working in an Agile development process
  2. Experience with analytical tools to test user experience

Security Clearance


Ability to obtain baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

Two option periods of twelve months each:

  • a.1 Jul 2021 to 30 Jun 2022,
  • b.1 Jul 2022 to 30 Jun 2023
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