Digital Design / UX Lead

Manly, Sydney AU

About the role

We’re looking for an experienced full time UX digital designer to create amazing online experiences for our customers. You will be the local lead, but also part of a global team and, using a data driven and customer focused approach you will help drive UX and visual design in our products and user journeys, providing intuitive solutions which meet the needs of our customers and commercial objectives of the business.

You will also have strong front-end development skills, being an expert in building HTML, CSS, and javascript code for the web using current and emerging technologies.

Location

Manly, Sydney AU (Work from home Hybrid)

Our beachside offices are located in Manly on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, approximately 30min via ferry from Sydney’s CBD (which we love!), so a lunch time swim or surf is always on the cards.

Responsibilities:

  • Working with the team to solve UX problems through a test and learn approach
  • Producing UX concepts and designs, ensuring their technical feasibility
  • Key member of product development to ensure local execution and local UX is championed Helping maintain and develop our UI/design system
  • Develop and work closely with front-end dev to implement new user-facing features
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Help back-end developers and end stakeholders with coding and troubleshooting
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders both locally and globally
  • Preparing layouts or mock-ups for both print and digital medium, ensuring high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Wireframing and prototyping projects following global and local requirements
  • Lead and optimise our design/ development process locally ensuring it falls in line with global standards
  • Project management and prioritisation for design/dev projects based on business priorities and impact

Knowledge & Requirements:

  • At least 2-3 years industry experience
  • Strong knowledge of Figma, Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Good knowledge of wireframing and prototyping approaches and tools
  • Solid understanding of user centred design and testing methodologies
  • UX / Analytics comfort - able to use data to identify and evaluate impact
  • Experience of working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders and communicating design rationale/approach
  • Experience of working in an Agile team is a bonus
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS (including Sass or LESS) and Javascript/jQuery - especially working with design for ecommerce, CRM systems.
  • Familiar with code versioning control via Git
  • Excellent understanding of cross-browser/cross-platform compatibility issues
  • Adherence to web standards and best practices
  • Knowledge of client-side performance issues and optimisation techniques
  • Good understanding of common design patterns and responsive frameworks
  • Knowledge and experience working with Contentful or similar CMS platform
  • Experience with ClickUp or other project management tool

We’d also love it if you have:

  • An ability to set the bar / democratise frameworks & tools to lift the design game of partners, teams and freelancers
  • An ability to communicate clearly with your team and stakeholders - locally and globally.
  • Outstanding organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Benefits & Remuneration

  • Competitive Salary (dependent on experience)
  • Attractive Performance based bonus plan
  • Long Term Incentive Program (Employee Share Scheme)
  • Monthly Wine Allowance
  • Regular wine tastings - Opportunities to meet the winemakers AND to travel to vineyards
  • Tailored Development Programs
  • 20 days holiday, plus your birthday (as long as you bring in cake)

How to apply

If you fit the bill, then we want to hear from you - please get your CV & cover letter (and portfolio/showcase if you have one) over to jobs@nakedwines.com.au