User Experience Developer

$100,241 yearly
  • Newcastle City Council
  • 12 Stewart Avenue, Newcastle West NSW, Australia
  • Jan 06, 2021
Contractor/Temp Information and Communications Technology

Job Description

Job No: CN2341

Location: Newcastle

  • Bring your UX design and development experience to an Agile delivery role.
  • Fixed term contract (24 months) role- 35 hours per week.
  • Flexible working with optional 9-day fortnight.

City of Newcastle (CN) is looking for a skilled User Experience Developer to drive a human centric approach to digital service delivery with a focus on understanding customer, business, and technology needs and balancing these to deliver effective and intuitive digital services.

This is an opportunity to play an integral part in the transformation of local government services to deliver fast, simple and user-centric services in support of CN’s 2030 vision.

At CN our people are valued and have access to a range of benefits that help balance life at work and at home. These include flexible working arrangements, professional development opportunities, and health and wellbeing programs

The essentials you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, UX Design, or a related qualification, and/or demonstrated capability through past employment experience.
  • Experience in UX design across strategy and Agile delivery.
  • Demonstrated skills in various design techniques such as sketching, prototyping, wireframes, and development of UI assets.
  • Well-developed contemporary front-end development skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand business requirements and technical limitations.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions clearly and effectively to teams and clients.
  • Solid knowledge about Design Thinking and Human Centred Design.
  • Excellent organisational skills including the ability to prioritise work across multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with external vendors and partners to deliver successful software solutions.

Other valuable skills you may have:

SCRUM certification
A passion for User Experience and Digital innovation
Customer Service Management / Digital Workflow platform experience highly regarded

Sound like the perfect job for you? Apply Now!

City of Newcastle proudly promotes the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and fosters a culture of diversity to represent the community of our Local Government Area.

All candidates will be assessed against the selection criteria outlined in the position description. Suitable candidates may be placed on an eligibility list for future identical positions for a period of 12 months.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

To view the full position description please click here.

Application Closing Date: Sunday, 10 January 2021.

Remuneration: $100,241 + 9.5% Superannuation per annum for a 35 hour week.

Contact: Greg Evans, Digital Service Chapter Lead, 02 4974 2518.

Job Closing Date

Jan 10, 2021