Experience Designer Melbourne – Wurundjeri Country

Experience Designer Melbourne – Wurundjeri Country

AKQA Media | Melbourne, VIC, 3001, AU

Posted 11 days ago

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Description


Experience Designers at AKQA craft, concept and deliver interfaces that make technology easier and more enjoyable to use. With expertise in design strategy, technology and brand, our design team of researchers, visual designers and user experience designers work with clients to create meaningful brand experiences. 

As an Experience Designer, you’ll apply your deep knowledge of iterative, user-centred design to deliver the highest quality user-centred solutions. Your work will include requirements gathering, user research and profiling, workflow diagrams, content hierarchies, wireframing, prototyping, usability testing and interface development. And you’ll collaborate with visual designers, data specialists, content writers and other project team members to explore and propose elegant and innovative UX solutions.

At AKQA, you’ll work in an innovative and inclusive culture surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. You’ll have the opportunity to learn and grow within a creative and technically advanced team, with access to ongoing personal and professional development. At AKQA, we’re committed to your career growth, as well as your work/life balance.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

Facilitate and advocate a user-centred design process.

Participate in user research, including customer interviews and user testing.

Meet with clients to understand their requirements (business analysis).

Lead and participate in team brainstorms and other idea generation activities.

Sketch high-level strategic concepts that answer user and business needs.

Create information architecture and interactive prototypes in ‘clickable’ prototype platforms such as Axure and Figma.

Present solutions to team members and clients in clear and compelling ways.

Oversee the implementation of solutions and provide tactical interaction design as required

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

Deep knowledge of user-centric design, information architecture, experience strategy, product and service design and associated qualitative and quantitative customer research techniques

Broad (but less in-depth) knowledge of visual design, front-end software development etc.

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

The ability to mentor junior experience designers.

Intellectual curiosity and a keen eye on the future of design and technology.

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, colour, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Indigenous people are encouraged to apply for this role.