UX/UI Design Lead

Supportive and flexible working environment, Learning and development opportunities in areas that matter to you, Great benefits: free breakfast, Birthday leave, subsidised massages.

Canstar is all about helping people confidently make the right financial decisions for them. While its a simple goal, achieving it involves dynamic collaboration between diverse teams of people, each one integral to the overall results. 

We are looking for an experience UX/UI Design Lead to join our Digital team. This role is the perfect combination of hands on design work partnered with project management and team leadership. Our ideal candidate has experience working in fast paced environments with large scale UX/UI design projects but is also comfortable completing BAU projects knowing that even the smallest of tasks can have a huge impact on the end results. 

We employ over 150 staff with a diverse range of educational and professional backgrounds and we take pride in the diversity of our staff and our ability to offer our people the opportunity to grow and develop their skills as the company grows too.


What Canstar offers

  • Supportive and flexible working environment 
  • Birthday leave 
  • Free breakfast and fresh fruit 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Monthly massages 
  • Fun social club and company culture
  • Training and development opportunities in areas that matter to you


What you will be doing

  • Manage the UX/UI road map, implementing effective planning and prioritisation
  • Conceptualise and deliver beautiful usable ideas and solutions in a succinct format
  • Design web ready interfaces for Canstar digital properties
  • Collaborate, educate and work with the team to ensure best practice across design and visualisation
  • Evaluate and continually improve existing interfaces
  • Write research objectives, gather insights via interviews and help facilitate website testing
  • Gather quantitative user data to improve design decisions by testing the hypotheses in an iterative manner
  • Communicate visual designs such as product interfaces from sketching, wireframing, interactive prototyping, through to high fidelity mockups
  • Design interactivity of each UI element ready to hand over to developers and assist with integration
  • Mentor, guide and lead the UX/UI Designer
  • Build strong working relationships with the Digital and Technology teams as well as other key stakeholders across the business
  • Complete BAU UI design tasks as required


What you need to bring to the role 

  • Background in design with a relevant qualification
  • At least 3-5 years experience in a similar role working on large scale design projects
  • 1-2 years team lead or project leadership experience
  • Demonstrated portfolio of inspired, innovative and effective UX design work
  • Love of design and up to date awareness of industry trends
  • High proficiency with visual design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and prototype tools like Framer, Principle, Invision etc
  • Self-starter with strong time management and organisational skills, with the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • High attention to detail and commitment to accuracy
  • Experience in designing mobile first for the responsive web 

What will give you the extra edge

  • Experience in eCommerce, finance, insurance, or similar. 
  • Experience working with Agile project management
  • Experience with taking a Lean UX approach 
  • Experience building or working on a design system / pattern / component library 
  • Experience in writing spec documentation for a developer 
  • Experience running user testing and empathy mapping workshops

10/03/2020 $0 Brisbane 1 Design & Architecture
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