UX Lead

Full Time, In-Office (Ponsonby, Auckland)
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What you'll do

Depending on the project, you’ll be responsible for leading the UX and/or UI design tasks. Typically these will include desk research, architecture/process mapping, prototyping, and design of user interfaces. You will also lead human centred design activities, workshopping with clients and speaking with users in order to uncover insights and validate concepts.

Your day to day responsibilities include:

  • Tackle challenging design problems using human-centered design activities at every step of the journey; from early concept to shipped code.
  • Rapidly prototype and test ideas with key stakeholders and users.
  • Create beautiful, world-class user interfaces used by millions.
  • Champion user needs when negotiating technical and business decisions.
  • Present your ideas and key deliverables to stakeholders and your peers.
  • Build and maintain scalable component libraries that streamline the design process.
  • Mentor junior team members and help foster a culture of continual improvement.

About yourself

You are an experienced digital designer with deep expertise designing websites, mobiles applications and software

Ideally, you have:

  • 4+ years experience as a UX/UI Designer or Product Designer
  • A track record of creating impactful, technology-based experiences
  • A strong understanding of human-centered design methods - design thinking, lean UX, user research etc
  • A passion for learning about different user groups
  • Website and/or brand design credentials would be valuable
  • Bonus points if you have previous studio/agency experience

The benefits

  • A tight-knit, collaborative team of talented individuals
  • Genuinely meaningful work that'll have you feeling excited (and fulfilled)
  • A light-filled studio space in Ponsonby filled with beautiful furniture, art, and plants
  • Aside from the usual fruit, snacks, beer, wine etc. we have unlimited NoUgly (health & wellness tonics), and a La Marzocco coffee machine!
  • Work/life balance, and a culture where you are encouraged to pursue your hobbies outside of work
  • Personal and professional development support
  • Birthday leave

Interested? Apply now

If you're passionate about software/product design and want to create some of the best work of your career, we'd love to hear from you!

Your interest in this role will be treated confidentially.