Senior UX, UI Designer / Researcher

- Strategically important role working on brand-new products, - Minimum 6-month contract with potential to extend, - Competitive daily rate.

Background

Odyssey Gaming Services is a progressive and growing business servicing the electronic gaming sector and providing a range of market-leading gaming, loyalty and business intelligence solutions in Queensland and Tasmania.

With the acquisition of Odyssey Gaming by Federal Group, there is an immediate need for a talented, passionate and experienced Senior UX Designer with expertise in UI and UX to translate high level requirements and transform them into innovative, functional and engaging visual experiences. This is a key design role that will further progress the Odyssey Product offering and directly contribute to the delivery of the Odyssey strategy.

The role

We are seeking a creative and innovative Senior UX Designer for a dynamic role in a rapidly changing and growing space.  The Senior UX Designer will be responsible for creating the user design and experience for two new products, as well as providing advice and guidance on improving existing products.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Working closely with clients, conducting user interviews, in person user testing, remote user testing, surveys and other research methods
  • Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and internal stakeholders.
  • User Experience around elements such as colours, layout, navigability and performance of a web and mobile page as well as elements such as how intuitive a page or mobile app is, how efficiently users can complete actions (how many clicks or swipes are required) or how well integrated an app or page is with other Odyssey applications.
  • Providing advice and guidance on improving the user experience for existing products
  • Communicating your discoveries via scenarios, storyboards, user journeys, wireframes, process flows and other design artefacts
  • Developing UI mockups that replicate the features and usability of the product
  • Troubleshooting and providing continuous enhancements to UX features based on user feedback
  • Developing and maintaining user personas and applying these to problem-solving and solution design
  • Helping others to understand how complex systems work and translating those workflows into simplified interactions

About you

We are looking for energetic people with a passion for delivering exceptional customer experience and usability driven designs. The ideal candidate will have previous experience across a breadth of UX skills in research, design and testing, ideally having worked on large-scale and complex digital projects.

You should dare to challenge the status quo and be persistent, have a passion for creativity and a keen eye for developing trends across the digital design space.

Your experience and skills

Required

  • Highly developed communication skills with an enthusiastic approach to your work
  • Up to date with the latest UI trends, techniques and technologies across different digital channels including web, mobile and desktop.
  • Ability to communicate discoveries from research and explain the thinking behind design concepts
  • Ability to effectively articulate and defend your ideas in front of a variety of audiences from different backgrounds
  • Strong negotiation and problem-solving skills, with high attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple milestones and projects effectively
  • A strong passion for technology and for helping others to understand how complex systems work, and can translate those workflows into simplified interactions
  • Experience in optimizing websites to create a beautiful experience for the user
  • Experience in understanding a project brief and turning it into the perfect visual asset
  • AB testing and using data to drive design decisions
  • Experience creating customer journey maps in helping to evaluate digital user experience and understand a user's motivation, point of entry and frustrations that impede engagement.
  • Experience creating wireframes and mock-ups
  • Analysis of existing UX of website for improvement opportunities
  • Experience building, contributing to and maintaining UI design systems

    Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free Parking
  • Supportive Company Culture
  • Regular Social Activities

    This position is available for an immediate start. If you enjoy working as part of a team and this opportunity sounds right for you, we would love to hear from you.

    Submit your application, including a current resume, demonstrable portfolio showing prior work as well as the research and thinking behind the design concepts for selected projects.

    Applications close 30th November 2019 however we encourage early applications as they will be assessed on an ongoing basis.

04/11/2019 $0 Brisbane 1 Design & Architecture
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