Senior UX and UI Designer

Date Posted: 4 Jun 2024
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Location: Canberra, ACT, AU | Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: CSIRO

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The opportunity

  • Supportive, rewarding, inclusive environment. 
  • Innovative and collaborative workplace with fantastic flexibility 
  • Join CSIRO - Australia's premier research organisation


CSIRO's Information and Technology (IM&T) division is embarking on an ambitious portfolio of work designed to support the organisations strategy. Underpinning the portfolio is a desire for staff to have seamless, secure access to tools, systems and processes that back the delivery of world class science.


IM&T itself operates under agile and lean start up principles and provides an environment where the technology and autonomy is provided to get on with delivery.

A great user experience across the portfolio of services we offer is critical to user adoption and successful realisation of business value. UI/UX Designer is responsible for delivery of best possible designs and interfaces for our users. They understand the technical capabilities of our platforms and apply their UX design skills to shape digital experiences for a wide variety of internal and external userbase.

Your duties will include:

  • Liaise with CSIRO business units and our userbase to outline and co-ordinate UX projects
  • Research and develop target personas and their user journey
  • Ideate and co-design user experiences to address user pain points
  • Create design wireframes and prototypes
  • Effectively communicate your insights and designs to key business stakeholders, cross-functional team members and management.
  • Hand-off designs to developers and vendors for implementation
  • Develop information management and design frameworks that underpin design outcomes


Location: Canberra (ACT) & Melbourne (VIC) are preferred, other AU locations will be considered 

Salary: AU$110k - AU$119k plus up to 15.4% superannuation

Tenure: Indefinite

Reference: 96987


To be considered you will need:


  1. 4+ years’ experience in UI/UX design role or experience in a related discipline coupled with relevant training and/or certification.
  2. Demonstrated ability to harness UI/UX design concepts and techniques especially for multi-disciplinary, complex projects
  3. Keen understanding of design software such as Storybook, Sketch, inDesign, Figma, etc
  4. Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and JavaScript frameworks
  5. Excellent communication skills, leading and facilitating client engagement, networking and product development.
  6. Demonstrated experience in the development of design requirements in an Agile environment
  7. Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and commitment to principles of Workplace Diversity; Equal Employment Opportunity; Occupational Health, Safety and Environment; and Employee Participation. 



  1. Experience in Lean and Design Thinking methods


For full details about this role please review the Position Description



Applications for this position are open to Australian/New Zealand Citizens. Appointment to this role is subject to the ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Baseline level

Appointment to this role is subject to provision of a national police check and may be subject to other security/medical/character requirements.


Flexible working arrangements

We work flexibly at CSIRO, offering a range of options for how, when and where you work. 


Diversity and inclusion

We are working hard to recruit people representing the diversity across our society, and ensure that all our people feel supported to do their best work and feel empowered to let their ideas flourish. 



At CSIRO Australia's national science agency, we solve the greatest challenges through innovative science and technology. We put the safety and wellbeing of our people above all else and earn trust everywhere because we only deal in facts. We collaborate widely and generously and deliver solutions with real impact. 

CSIRO is committed to values-based leadership to inspire performance and unlock the potential of our people.

Join us and start creating tomorrow today!


How to apply

Please apply on-line and provide a cover letter and CV that best demonstrate your motivation and ability to meet the requirements of this role.


Applications close

Sunday 16th June 2024, 11:00pm AEST

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