An exciting new role that offers a mid level designer to expand their skill set and career opportunities in a hybrid role. In addition to your UI/UX design duties, you will lead a team of UX/UI designers and will be responsible for mentoring their growth, co-ordination and process improvement.
You AreA natural collaborator and a proven hands-on leader. Whilst you are a designer at your core, you’re at ease with multidisciplinary teams and can set strategic direction across UX/ UI design and have a conceptual understanding of front end /and back end development functionalities.A believer that great design creates impact, both in it’s ability to deliver needed solutions and delight through unexpected details.Solution-focused and initiate constant agile sprints. You are ok to step out of your core skill set or discipline to fine the correct solution to a challenge.
You HaveA credible and diverse portfolio with examples of digital products, services and systems that you helped create.Experience in client facing and client presentation.An ability to easily connect with colleagues across all disciplinary teams.A strong desire to contribute to thought and leadership. 2 - 4 years experience in Visual /UI Design.Have moderate skills in UX Design practices.A sound understanding of UI design and industry’s best practices.Sound knowledge in the Adobe creative suite and sketch.Excellent time management skills.
Key Responsibilities Include
Work with the project manager to ensure the project runs smoothly throughout the design phase including; client idea conception, UX/UI style guide, wire-framing, design drafts, client consulting, review and functional reviews.
2. Design Mentoring
Ensure the team has access to your knowledge of industry trends and best practices. Expand the teams skills set, implementing necessary channels/methods that can be shared with the team.Work with the design team to devise new and improved design processes and implement these into the team.Ensure all design work is filtered through the design lead and of the highest standard and meets all necessary client requirements.
3. User Experience Team Up-skilling
Ensure designs are underpinned by best practice user experience.Take part in User Experience Courses outlined as necessity by MindArc.Pass new UX learnings on to the team through hosting workshops, internal meetings and design feedback.
4. Team Management
Foster an environment of team collaboration and knowledge sharing.Ensure the team is motivated and operating at full capacity.Ensure team is meeting KPIs and key objectives.Facilitate design best practices with the team.Conduct reviews on individual team members to assess performance and add value high-lighting areas for improvement.
5. Process Improvement
Keep up to date and review tools and processes used by other teams, companies and advisors and find ways to optimise the processes within the Design team.Work with the General Manager to bring about new process ideas and highlight areas of growth to the team that meet business objectives.Work with the General Manager and Directors on key design team strategies and initiatives.
Conduct a team forecast every month of upcoming projects and design work required for the month.Calculate weekly measures that monitor team growth, efficiency and utilisation.
We are a young, fun and motivated team of individuals who work together to accomplish amazing feats!
We believe in cultivating a local team of designers and developers who can work together in person to create and achieve things not normally possible!
Through our core values of Knowledge, Partnership, Innovation and Creativity we aim to achieve our mission to positively impact the retail ecosystem by innovating and creating memorable ecommerce experiences.
As an eCommerce Digital Agency focusing on the Magento Platform we help our clients grow their businesses through website development, hosting, UX/Design and ecommerce growth services.
We have a culture of learning. Uphold Technical Excellence and are passionately curious. Our team members are not only capable, but enjoy continuously learning new items to better their process or ability.
// Awarded Magento Silver Partner 2015
// 10 x Magento Certifications in Solutions Specialist, Developer and Frontend Developer Events
//Google for Entrepreneurs Meetup - 2014
//eCommerce Optimisation - Online Retailer Sydney - 2014
//eCommerce Expo Melbourne - 2015
//Fash Hack Australia - 2015
//Online Retailer Conference
//iMedia Online Retail Summit 2016
Working with names like Manning Cartell, Politix and Hello Molly, he has considerable experience launching, growing and integrating fashion brands into fast preforming, scalable and secure technology.
MindArc are a Magento eCommerce Agency based in Sydney, Australia.
- Development on the Magento 2 Enterprise platform
- UX Design for conversion rate optimisation and improvement
- Creative UI and Visual Design for major fashion online stores
- Integration for ERP, CRM and Multi-Store/Warehousing (Omni-Channel)
- Performance improvement using Varnish and AWS Hosting Infrastructure
- PCI Security Support (SAQ, Reporting, Monitoring)
- API Integrations
- Module Development
Some Brands we work with:
- Manning Cartell
- Glasshouse Fragrances
- Hello Molly
- Show Pony
- Rodeo Show
- Her Fashion Box
- The Daily Edited
- White Fox Boutique
- Fit Foods Club
Ph: 1300 206 827If you think this role best describes you click the APPLY button below we would love to hear from you!
Smart Sparrow is hiring a Visual Design Lead for an exciting opportunity within our growing, VC-backed startup. We are revolutionizing online learning, and are looking for a strong visual designer to join as a key member of our [...].
You will be responsible for setting design direction on projects, collaborating with other designers on the team, and creating the best design solutions for our clients and students.
Applicants should be confident leading the full scope of design; from designing pixel perfect icons, to developing a visual language and identity across a course. You should be capable of exploring many different design approaches to a problem, and iterating fast with the team to find the best solution.
You will work closely with subject matter experts, Learning Designers, UX designers, developers, and product managers – so the ability to convey design decisions with confidence and receive feedback with candour are a must.The position will be based in Sydney.
Bachelor’s degree in a creative field (Graphic Design, Visual Design etc)
4+ years experience in digital production/visual or UX design
1+ years management or mentoring designers a plus
Expert-level proficiency in common graphics and web design tools
Experience developing or updating a Style Guides or Art Direction
Understanding of interaction design patterns related to web and mobile design
Experience and some level of proficiency with designing interactive experiences
Detail oriented and organized with the ability to manage multiple deliverables
Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
Experience using oral and written communication skills to present and track ideas
Desired Personal Qualities:
Passion for making online learning better
Enjoy whiteboarding and brainstorming as a team
Flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment
A positive attitude, open mind, and a desire to collaborate and learn
Desire to mentor and help grow a team with a creative point of view
Smart Sparrow Perks:
Casual office environment
Snacks and drinks
Centrally-located officesOccasional travel
If you think working with a CEO and making their life work is interesting, then it gets more exciting when that CEO meets with hundreds of other CEOs every year. Ready to rise to the challenge?
Sidekick is the best description – be there at the right time, help make things happen, handle all the detail.
Who is Step Change?
We are a collective of unlike-minded people, from strategists to creatives, with a shared distaste for the status quo and playing small. We work with leaders in challenger businesses who are looking for a step change and a path to winning in a complex world.
With 100+ clients, 35 people and a high growth rate, we’re inspiring Step Changes in businesses and people. Oh, and we don’t work with wankers (watch the video on our website and you’ll understand).
Key Responsibilities:Setting the schedule for the CEO – knowing everything about what’s coming up, who it’s with and what matters to help them winManage clients, most of whom are also CEOs, setting them up for a winning experienceOffice manager – keep the place runningAdmin support and business analytics
Suits recent uni graduates with smarts and ambition.
We’re after a bubbly personality that will give clients a winning experience every time they get in touch with Step Change. Your passion for solving problems is only trumped by the joy you get from making stuff happen (and maybe from sorting by colour all the M&Ms in the jar). You’re also tough under pressure and locking eyes with a CEO doesn’t scare you. Or it does scare you a bit but you’ll do it anyway. That’s fine too.
How To Apply:Complete the online application at www[dot]hellostepchange[com]/join-our-team/You’ll need to send us your CV and a cover letter with three dot points on why you’re the ideal sidekick. To show you really do have attention to detail, include the word ‘shark’ in your applicationPlease note that direct applications through TheLoop will not be accepted.