Purpose of the roleWe are looking for a talented UI Designer to join the award-winning team at Colenso in Auckland.The designer will partner with internal and external stakeholders taking digital product or platform ideas and experiences into the design process.
From early concept development and testing, to pixel perfect highly crafted art direction and developer hand-off. This role uses creativity, research, problem solving and design to create digital experiences with purpose, be it websites, apps, products, platforms or social.
Our UI Designer is responsible for enhancing user satisfaction by providing solutions, improving usability, accessibility, and joy associated with a digital product or experience.
Together you are expected to create solutions that are innovative and intuitive, exciting and friendly, surprising and delightful, playful and responsive, clever and appropriate.
ResponsibilitiesDesign prototypes to a very high standard for use in testing and selling conceptsCollaborating with Creative teams, UX Designers and Developers to create intuitive creative experiencesDeveloping wireframes and task flows based on user needsKeep abreast of competitor products and industry trendsClient brand guardianshipRequirementsHas a good understanding of all the tools and techniques available (experience with Figma)Works quickly to produce a number of viable options to present, test, iterate and refineStrong online portfolio of design projectsFamiliarity with interaction design and information architectureKnowledge of HTML / CSS or a basic understanding of development process is a plusProblem-solving aptitudeExcellent communication skillsUX / UI design capabilities to support designersExcellent understanding of working with design systems, pattern libraries and brand guidelinesConfident developing an entirely new brand identity and guidelinesExperience with product design and processAble to clearly communicate, present and articulate your design approach and solutionsUnderstands the wide range of interactive principles and underlying mechanicsIdeasIs able to quickly sketch out a wide range of ideas to drive the creative processIs able to use their own creative skills to communicate ideas and concepts to othersUses research to provide rationale, inspiration and insightsParticipates in concept generation and design workshops internally and with clientsSuccessfully presents concepts with clear rationale to small and large groups alikeWho are we?
Colenso is an award-winning agency and part of the Clemenger Group - New Zealand's largest and most successful group of advertising creative communication companies.
We have 8 agencies in New Zealand and 16 in Australia. BBDO was named Network of the year (for the 4th year in a row) and Colenso has just been named #10 Agency in the world, and #1 APAC Agency of the decade!26% of the shares are owned by staff and we are 100% locally managed.
We are in the BBDO network which is the world's most effective creative network (290 offices - 90 countries - 17,000+ staff).
This means you are part of a highly regarded global network that has local focus and truly values their staff.We encourage a good work-life balance and support that through staff initiatives and programmes.
Culture and people are our focus and as such we like to enjoy the company of the people we work with.We think this is a great opportunity to be part of a creative and fun team working across some of New Zealand's largest brands.
How to applyIf this sounds like you, and you have the legal right to work in New Zealand, please click top right to apply.
Please note : Direct applications will not be considered.The Clemenger Group Supports an inclusive workplace and welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds.
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