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Lead UI Designer (Design System)

Melbourne, Australia

Lead UI Designer (Design System)

  • Melbourne, Australia
  • Full time

People are a company's greatest asset! Luckily we realised that early on and built an innovative SaaS platform to help customers (and ourselves of course!) recruit, develop, engage and support their people. From our humble beginnings in Melbourne, we have grown consistently to be a leader in talent management software. We now have offices in Australia, New York, London, Dublin, Singapore and Manila. 

 

About you

As a Lead UI designer, you will own and set the Global Design Language vision (PageUp’s Design System) across PageUp different products and platforms. You will apply HCD thinking to ensure that user interactions are simple, usable, scalable, on-brand, and meet user needs. You will continuously develop and scale our Global Design Language in collaboration with other team members. You will work closely with UX Designers, Developers and Product Managers to ensure that consistent, high-quality solutions are built across all teams.

You are critical, curious and highly motivated with a high level of attention to details. You are also a strong team player, very collaborative and comfortable with complexity. 

We’re looking for someone with demonstrated experience building and scaling design systems with a passion for design thinking, human-centred design, accessible and usable design.

 

About the role

  • Own, lead and execute the strategy and the development of our Global Design Language with the focus on visual design consistency through best practice design guidelines, patterns, elements and templates
  • Ensure product teams are aligned with the Global Design Language and assist with the initial rollout, education, and UI solution implementation. Ensure the proper design interpretation and implementation are achieved by the teams
  • Gather and translate product design requirements into design artefacts using information architecture models, navigation, user flows, wireframes, prototypes and high fidelity visual design
  • Plan and facilitate usability testing to evaluate prototypes and solutions that are valuable, feasible and usable
  • Present and effectively communicate your interaction ideas and design decisions that are based on research, best practice design and fundamental principles (i.e. colour theory, visual weight, etc.)
  • Work collaboratively with different business units and educate them about design best practices, interaction design and accessibility design
  • Coach, lead and mentor junior designers on design best practices, including design guidelines, consistency, accessibility and responsive design

 

Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years of experience as a UI designer in a SaaS/product company
  • Strong background in crafting wireframes, information architecture, storyboards, sitemaps, and screen flows in Figma, Sketch and Invision 
  • Strong interaction design skills and the ability to test and validate your designs with various users
  • Impeccable attention to detail in deliverables, and confidence in your ability to present them to internal stakeholders and senior management, and clearly articulate your design decisions
  • Strong experience in developing, scaling and maintaining a Design System that is usable and accessible is a MUST - Demonstrated experience working with Atomic design methodology, Bootstrap 4, grid system and Design Tokens
  • Experience working collaboratively with product teams and stakeholders in an Agile environment is also a MUST - ability to change and adapt when needed
  • An outstanding portfolio, showcasing your skills and experience in User interface, Interaction design, Visual Design, and Prototyping
  • Front-end coding skills - HTML5 tag, Atomic CSS approach, CSS Flexbox - will be a great advantage
  • Experience managing or leading a small team of designers, providing training and mentorship is highly desirable

 

So what makes us stand out?

Our customers love PageUp for its deep functionality and ability to be customised for a range of workflows and industries, all accompanied by outstanding customer service. We continue to look at ways we can provide more value to our clients. We have a product team of over 85 in Melbourne and Manila and value knowledge sharing and learning between the team, we practice lean product innovation in a challenging enterprise sales environment.

 

And of course, the perks

There’s something for everyone across our benefits – an extra day of leave to do something awesome (no really – it’s called Awesome Day), paid parental leave for primary and secondary carers, flexible working, health benefits, a wellbeing allowance, employee assistance program, volunteer leave and more. 

Our global presence also means those with a little wonderlust have the opportunity to take their career to new places. Pardon the pun.

 

Sound like your kind of role? Then we’d love to meet you!

At PageUp, we’re passionate about connecting great people to great careers, so we encourage people of all backgrounds and abilities to apply. Building diverse teams is the foundation of our success, so if you think you have what it takes, but don't necessarily meet every single criteria on the job description, please still reach out to us. We'd love to have a chat and see how you could fit in the PageUp team.

 

Equal Opportunity at PageUp

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity, equality, inclusion, and belonging at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information.

 

 

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