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Senior User Experience (UX) Designer

Discipline:
Design, Mobile
Business unit:
Enterprise Services
Location:
Melbourne
Employment type:
Full-time Permanent

We have a very exciting opportunity for a talented and motivated Senior UX designer to be part of the team building Australia's most popular and high-profile apps.

You must be passionate about great user experience design and care about the small details which make an app really great to use. Importantly, you will have a strong knowledge of iOS and Android’s User Interface Guidelines with the ability to design intuitive interfaces for both platforms.  This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your skills to design and define the end solution.

Although there is no visual design work involved in this position, there is the opportunity to work collaboratively with the internal design team. This is a dream role for someone who loves creating app concepts, communicating them clearly and driving a great user experience.

What does the role involve?

  • Work with clients to gather and understand the requirements of a project

  • Mentor junior UX designers in the team

  • Prepare and facilitate client workshops and multi-day product sprints.

  • Lead user-centered design effort to develop, design and document the detailed user journey for an app through detailed wireframes

  • Brief clients about your concepts and work together to refine them

  • Create interactive prototypes to communicate your intentions and validate ideas

  • Conduct usability testing sessions - Coordinate preparation, recruitment, facilitation and defining outcomes

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to ensure that the technical dependencies and possible user experience risks are handled up front

  • Clearly document the business rules & behaviour for an app through detailed development stories

  • Work with our development teams throughout the Agile development lifecycle

  • Consult with clients on how mobile applications form part of their wider digital strategy

  • Lead estimation sessions for UX & Design work across multiple projects

  • Contribute to the UX competency development at Outware Mobile

  • You will become proficient with Outware Mobile’s agile processes for producing quality apps

  • You will become proficient with Outware Mobile’s design and project tracking tools

 

What do we look for in a suitable candidate?

  • Degree in Computer Science, HCI, Design or Psychology.

  • Solid experience in digital/web design with at least 3 years in mobile design

  • Solid experience in building UX deliverables such as wireframes, user flows and functional specifications

  • Ability to express your ideas and opinion on what makes a great mobile user experience

  • Excellent working knowledge of iOS and Android design guidelines

  • Experience in coordinating usability testing activity

  • Experience working in an agile software delivery environment

  • Excellent people skills & collaborative approach to working

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience presenting to large stakeholder groups

  • Ability to work at high speed, multi-task, and manage multiple projects at once with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail

  • Enthusiastic, passionate and knowledgeable about mobile apps and devices - up to date on latest technology and trends

  • Professionalism and a delivery focused attitude

 

What are the perks of working with Outware?

  • Improve and develop your mobile skills on high profile projects

  • Be part of a creative and passionate team that loves technology

  • Be supported by friendly and experienced colleagues that can help you progress your career

  • Work from a great central location close to public transport and cafes

  • Join a team that is committed to being a great place to work

  • Regular company wide hackathons

  • Outware podcast with regular design contributions

  • Outware design blog, where you can a post your thoughts on the latest mobile design trends

 

As part of your application you must include:

  • CV

  • A link to your online portfolio - demonstrating your key achievements, including your UX design process where available

 

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