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UX Designer

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Work type: Fixed Term
Location: VIC - Metro
Categories: Information & Communications Technology

Why World Vision? 

World Vision is a global community of millions, working together for one purpose: to change the lives of vulnerable children and communities. As a global Christian humanitarian organisation, we provide short-term and long-term assistance and have impacted the lives of over 200 million vulnerable children and people worldwide. With approximately 37,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries, World Vision has been engaging people to work towards eliminating poverty and its causes for almost 7 decades.

World Vision Australia delivers life changing impact because we are community-led, child-focused and inspired by our Christian faith.

  • Our programs of work aim to deliver sustainable change by focusing on: keeping children safe from harm, clean water access and sanitation, delivering health and nutrition interventions, improving the quality of child learning, and stimulating economic opportunities and empowerment for women and families
  • We stand in solidarity with vulnerable children and their families, to help them create a brighter future, through domestic and international advocacy and policy influencing
  • As emergencies happen around the world, we deliver life-saving aid. And we support communities before and after disaster strikes.
  • Supporting Indigenous Australians through our Australia Program, we partner with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to create positive change for children, young people and families.

Our vision for every child: Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart: the will to make it so.

The Opportunity to be a Changemaker 

This UX Designer vacancy will support our Senior UX Designer on a number of digital products and is an ideal opportunity for an aspiring talent in the beginnings of their design career. This part-time role can be performed over 3 or 4 days out of our Burwood East Head office, so may be suitable for those currently completing relevant post-graduate studies.

In this role you will utilise your design methodology knowledge to develop and design new wireframes, user-flows and protypes that are UX focused. Operating in squads and agile working groups, you’ll design World Vision Australia’s digital assets – our website, supporter portal and overarching digital engagement channels.

Who are we looking for?

A strong user focus and familiarity with design methodology is a must for the right candidate in this role. Some experience working in a digital technical environment with scrum, squads and agile ways of working is highly preferred for you to hit the ground running in our highly effective teams. Some other desired technical skills include:

  • Strong knowledge of wire framing or prototyping tools and workflow models
  • Good writing skills and a great sense for visual design and articulating design/concepts
  • Ability to use Adobe Creative Cloud/Suite (prototyping tool)
  • Working knowledge of HTML and LESS(CSS), Javascript etc
  • Design tools - Photoshop, Illustrator and others
  • Front end development skills
  • Strong web based digital design capability
  • Mobile design and development
  • The ability to learn and manage a custom CMS (Sitefinity)
  • UX & ecommerce design

Why should you apply to work at World Vision Australia? 

A career with World Vision Australia is an opportunity to join a sector-leading humanitarian aid organisation and a team of purpose-driven and diverse professionals who are each committed to our mission: the fight against global poverty and its causes. Aside from the opportunity for broad and life-changing impact in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable, some of our other benefits include:

  • Access to professional development programs that include on-the-job learning, e-learning, workshops, forums, leadership development and internal mobility
  • Policies that may accommodate flexible working and other working arrangements to tailor and encourage individual performance
  • A culture that seeks to challenge vertical thinking and ask for horizontal perspective and implications
  • A culture that believes in timely truth telling that seeks to understand as well as be understood, our conversation is always full of grace and authenticity
  • Access to salary packaging tax advantages 

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World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan

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