UI/UX Designer (WCAG Standards)

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced UI/UX Designer (WCAG Standards) to work dayshifts. You must be WFH capable with a strong internet connection as we are home-based for the duration of the pandemic.  

When you join Yempo, you’ll receive the following fantastic benefits:  

  • Highly competitive salary – paid weekly!  
  • We will provide HMO benefits for you and your dependents on the commencement 
  • 20 vacation days per year; 7 sick days  
  • Annual performance bonuses and incentives 
  • Annual salary reviews and increases  
  • True hybrid working environment, do your best work wherever it suits you and your family, home or the office it’s your choice. 
  • Family-friendly work environment – Your family is #1. Ours too. We value everybody’s freedom to support and prioritize their home life without apology. 
  • Prestigious clients and highly professional and friendly co-workers based here and in Australia 
  • Free cooked rice, snacks, and hot drinks  
  • Company polo shirts provided  

Our Client: 

In this position, the UI/UX Designer (WCAG Standards) will be assigned to our client located in Melbourne Australia.  They are one of Australia’s leading providers of digital products and consulting services to organizations seeking to transform their ways of working with the Microsoft Office 365, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 platforms. 

Their expertise in combining these two class-leading pillars of business productivity and business operations toolsets into one unified capability is their point of difference. They deliver ‘single pane of glass’ digital workspace solutions that incorporate the crucial elements of access, insight, engagement, collaboration, and communication that enables, and empower everybody to participate in the modern workforce. 

Their goal as an employer is to create a workplace where career growth is in harmony with a sustainable work/life balance. They are creating opportunities for people to thrive in their careers by focusing on flexibility, culture, stability, and development for everybody in their team. 

Join their mission to help organizations discover new paths to success by providing technology solutions that unlock their potential. Help bring their vision to life by enabling purpose and possibility for everybody in the modern workforce.  

Your Responsibilities: 

The position of UI/UX Designer (WCAG Standards) is responsible for delivering solutions to a wide range of clients in diverse industry verticals. The role involves liaising between the client and a team of technical specialists to understand and deliver their services to meet the client’s business goals. 

Reporting directly to the General Manager of Modern Workplace, you will be responsible for engaging with clients, understanding their needs, and translating them into concepts, personas, user journeys, wireframes, and prototypes.  

Your ability to understand the business context quickly and develop strong relationships will be key attributes for you to contribute to delivering intuitive user experiences for the products and solutions we build for our clients across our three main industry verticals of Health/Not For Profit, Finance/Professional Services and Retail/Wholesale.  

Customer Service 

  • Proactively resolve client queries or complaints; or report these to management and work together on developing strategies for improvement. 

UI/UX Design:

  • Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers 
  • Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps 
  • Develop UI mock-ups and prototypes that clearly illustrate functionality 
  • Conducting testing of prototypes with users and capturing insights and feedback 
  • Defining design languages for applications 
  • Designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, and controls 
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems 
  • Facilitate design workshops with clients 
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images 
  • Adhere to WCAG guidelines for accessibility 

Additional Duties:

  • Supporting sales activities including assisting with scoping and estimates for new deals, identifying new opportunities in projects under management and invoicing for existing projects/clients. 
  • Carry out additional activities as directed from time to time by the Manager of this position. 
  • Increase job knowledge by participating in company-wide learning initiatives and company meetings.

Essential skills and experience:  

  • At least 1 year of commercial experience as a UI/UX designer. 
  • Tertiary qualifications in Design, Interaction Design, Human Centred Design, or similar 
  • Certifications or equivalent experience to this standard: 
    • User Experience Design 
    • Visual Design 
    • Design Thinking for Innovation 
  • Experience with Figma, Adobe XD, or equivalent tools 
  • Experience conducting testing of prototypes with users and capturing insights and feedback 
  • Experience with Microsoft Fluent Design System and Fluent UI will be highly regarded 
  • Solid understanding of inclusive design principles and experience designing to meet WCAG guidelines, including AA Compliance 
  • Proficient in the use of design tools such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop 
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, and Visio. 
  • Ability to develop high-quality documentation. 
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills. 
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team 
  • Experience designing information architectures and arranging functionality and content into logical and intuitive structures 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Experience with Agile software development and project delivery 
  • An online portfolio showcasing the breadth of your skills 

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