Koala's mission is to become the smartest way to buy high-quality furniture online. Combining customer-centric products, a world-class technology and fulfilment platform, and incredible customer service, we’ve set out to change the way people buy furniture online.
Koala is looking for a talented UI Designer to help take our digital user experience to the next level. Reporting to the Lead Designer, you'll be the main designer in the digital product team and be responsible for prototyping, designing and reviewing A/B tests, updates, and new site features ensuring they are both aesthetically and functionally sound.
Understand and hone in on user needs, and leverage this understanding to help ideate and define product requirements by collaborating with product and design peers, leveraging low-fi sketches, wireframes and prototypes to inform the ideation process
Create great-looking final artwork, ready for development, across a range of screens and devices
Conduct qualitative and quantitative user research, interviews, usability testing, and other research methods and data analysis techniques
Optimize the website by creating visuals and prototypes to support online testing, including A/B tests
Design wireframes with clear information architecture and hierarchy vision, user interaction model and user flows
Be a thought leader in our organisation, keep up to date and share industry trends and best practices about product design and UI processes
Continually keep yourself and your design team updated with the latest changes in your industry’s standards
Juggle multiple priorities and create a sense of urgency in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
2+ years experience as a UI, interaction designer or a similar role
A strong portfolio that demonstrates your attention to details
Good working knowledge of HTML & CSS and know what’s possible to achieve across browsers. You know the limitations and advantages
Solid understanding of the web environment, GUI (screen layouts and composition) and style guide application. You are used to using style guides and have examples of driving consistency across designs while maintaining a creative approach.
Expert in using Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and other standard design and prototyping tools
Sound experience working from brief to execution across multiple mediums
Ideally, you’ve got experience working within an eCommerce environment
Strong awareness of technology and digital trends
Ability to work in a team as well as autonomously
Great attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work under pressure and within required deadlines
BenefitsCompetitive salaryFree mattress (discounts for family)Lots of free food & coffeeCasual Friday every day (shorts and t-shirt friendly)
Sail is a Fintech startup that launched in November 2016. Our aim is to empower and liberate small businesses - be it access to capital, networking, advice or anything else. We want to be a non-bank bank for SMEs. We're looking for a product designer to join our product team and play a key role in shaping our products and its delivery to our customers
Analysing requirements and reducing them to their problems
Brainstorming solutions with the cross functional team
Visually communicating design solutions using sketching, whiteboarding and other design techniques
Prototyping expected user experience
Validating designs using appropriate testing techniques
Creating final visuals that shape what our product becomes
Minimum of 3 years experience in UX/UI
A portfolio that demonstrates experience in product thinking
Advanced proficiency with design and prototyping tools (Sketch, Photoshop, Invision etc)
Ability to work with little supervision and in a multi-disciplinary team
Having worked previously in a startup is a plus!
Employment Hero is a genuine disrupter within the HR and Fintech space and we have recently received a capital raise to accelerate our spot as Australia's first and leading all-in-one HR, Payroll and Benefits Platform. This position, based in our Sydney HQ office, is a crucial role within our Product Development team. The Senior UX/UI Designer will take full ownership of the product and visual design process.
The role will also see you . . .Work collaboratively with team members to understand the product and product related requirements to strike the perfect balance between visual design and customer value.Develop user interaction and interface design to focus on the personas and customer journey.Create and maintain front-end design guides and bringing user friendliness to complex requirements.Develop and mentor junior team members.Take ownership of the product and visual design process.
And you . . .Demonstrated experience in Lean UX adoption including usability testing and Lo-Fi prototyping.A background in the creation, evolution and merging of visual design processes into a product development process.Front end experience (CSS, HTML, JS).Portfolio of responsive web and mobile applications projects that demonstrates elegant and thoughtful application user experience and user interface design.Enjoy an agile working environment where you’re used to adjusting and redesigning quickly.May be a senior designer looking to step up into a team lead role.Have mastered the senior visual design skills and has had exposure to a wide range of product development processes encompassing visual design.May have worked in a startup/tech environment in the past.Have a great sense of humour and can embrace and enjoy rapid change.
Employment Hero changes what people expect from employment! Employment Hero gives Australia's 2 million SMEs and their 8.5 million employees access to the employment benefits and financial well-being that big business take for granted. We are also providing entrepreneurs, HR and payroll managers with a cloud platform that makes employing people much easier.
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