Overview

We are on the search for a senior designer whose career has grown through working across various Digital Products. Our client, a well-known digital design experience agency is now looking for a contract Product Designer who excels in all things UX and UI Design who has a design-centered mindset.

Experience

  • 5+ years minimum of experience
  • Relevant design industry as an Experience Designer, Product Designer, or UX/UI Design equivalent.

Skills

  • Experienced in designing and delivering interactive experiences across a range of platforms.
  • Accustomed to applying a Human-centered approach, Lean UX methodology, and best practice to design work, participating in user research, design testing.
  • Understand multi-modal interaction product design (e.g. Hardware, App, Touch screens, etc.)
  • Conduct rapid prototyping, apply usability heuristics and address accessibility concerns.
  • Able to work effectively in synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Exceptional collaborator with product management, developer, experience strategist or researcher, and all facets of a design group to ensure a smooth product development process.

Responsibilities

  • Understand problems, think big, and explore divergent concepts/ideas while understanding how to converge and build iteratively towards a design vision.
  • Collaborate closely with Experience Strategists to help define the inputs required for project strategy, user research requirements, information architecture, design artifacts, and ultimately design delivery.
  • Work with internal and external cross-functional teams, to define problems & goals, map user flows, prototype interactions, and launch new products and services.
  • Create design patterns and visual design systems for medium to large-scale digital projects.
  • Create effective handover materials that clearly communicate how the design should look and behave throughout interaction flows and journeys, as well as experience/interaction specifications, etc.
  • Advocate for design by sharing your work and presenting cross-functionally, while being able to precisely articulate design rationale is key for success in this contract role.

The Rate

  • $800 Day (Up to 4 months works, maybe 6 months if the project extends)
  • $120-150k Salary range (pending candidates portfolio, CV, and Career experience)

Mandatory Requirements

Must have a relevant tertiary design qualification

Apply Today

If this freelance contract role sounds like you, apply today or e-mail [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. Or call Leighton directly on 021 702 573 for a confidential chat.