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Senior UX Designer

Adelaide, Australia
$94,206 - $104,282 p.a.
Closing date
9 Jun 2024

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  • Fixed term until 2026 | Full-Time
  • Higher Education Officer Level 7 | $94,206 - $104,282 p.a.
  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country
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About the Marketing and Student Recruitment team 

The Marketing and Student Recruitment team is evolving in 2024 with exciting new opportunities situated across our vibrant Bedford Park campus and our new state-of-the-art Flinders City Campus at Festival Plaza. Fuelled by our growth ambitions we are seeking talented team members to help us provide a best-in-class customer experience to our future students.

So, if you want to be part of a team that has big ambitions and is responsible for developing and implementing customer experience strategies and initiatives, please read on!

About the Role

Flinders University is seeking a skilled Senior UX Designer, to join their team within Marketing and Student Recruitment. The Senior UX Designer will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product/project managers, developers, and stakeholders to define and implement innovative solutions that meet user needs and business objectives. The Senior UX Designer will be instrumental in shaping Flinders digital presence and driving positive user experiences that ultimately contribute to the success of the University.

The Senior UX Designer will also be responsible for:

  • Creating wireframes, prototypes, user flows and interactive mock-ups that effectively communicate interaction and design ideas. Iterating designs based on feedback and user testing.
  • Enhancing web user experience through refined user journeys, intuitive flows and functions.
  • Providing UX Design support and expertise to collaborate on marketing campaigns and work closely with the marketing team to ensure that user experience considerations are integrated into promotional materials, landing pages and digital campaigns.

About You

As the Senior UX Designer, you will a strong understanding of interaction design principles and best practices. You will have high-level communication and collaboration skills, allowing you to effectively present and justify design decisions to stakeholders. Furthermore, you will have excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to translate business goals and user needs into innovative design solutions.

To be successful in this role, you will also demonstrate:

  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Design, or related field with relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training.
  • Proficiency in design tools such as Adobe XD, Sketch, Figma, or similar.
  • Familiarity with front-end development technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Experience with Adobe Experience Manager (desirable, but not essential).

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 

How to Apply and Information

  • You are required to submit Suitability Statement of no more than 3 pages, addressing the four below Key Position Capabilities of the position description.
    • Demonstrated experience in UX design, with a portfolio showcasing your design process and deliverables.
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Design, or related field with relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of experience and/or education and/or training.
    • Expertise in user-centred design principles and methodologies, with a deep understanding of UX research, interaction design and usability testing.
    • Familiarity with front-end development technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript and/or Experience designing for mobile platforms (iOS, Android) and responsive web design.
  • For more information regarding this position, please contact Anthony Hill or Vanessa Loban.
  • Please see here for our Reconciliation Action Plan
  • Please see here for our Indigenous Workforce Strategy


Applications to be submitted before 10:00 pm:

09 June 2024

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.


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