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  • User centred experiences, front end design and development

    We are looking for an experienced interaction designer to help create digital products and services at Folk, an independent brand identity and user experience design consultancy in Annandale, Sydney.

    In this role, you’ll be responsible for working with clients from both corporate and government organisations to develop web applications and products that people want to use. You’ll be part of a positive, supportive team, whether working in the great design space at Folk or out on site with clients, for a broad range of organisations and projects. 

    You’ll have…

    • 4+ years working in a design/digital consultancy environment,  
    • A strong portfolio to demonstrate your experience, with a focus on digital products and services you’ve helped create
    • Strong knowledge of web design principles and the technologies you’re designing for (including HTML/CSS, JQuery) and W3C/Accessibility.
    • A solid understanding of user-centred design, and the ability to not only develop but also communicate design rationale
    • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant design tools and resources, and the design nous to not only use but also create experience design guidelines and pattern libraries
    • Strong knowledge base and keen interest in web: digital trends and technologies
    • Keen attention to detail, balanced with the big picture
    • Ability to work collaboratively in Agile teams with fellow researchers, designers, front-end coders and back-end developers
    • Competency in front-end code – the stronger your ability the better
    • An open mind, positive voice and collaborative spirit 

    It’d be a bonus if you have experience of…

    • Usage and limitations of web fonts
    • Govt. Experience, incl. accessibility and familiarity with WCAG 2.0 AA

    Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

    Australian Residents only, No Agencies.

    I'm a nice, talented person...

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  • As a UX designer at Folk, you'll lead the user-centred design of websites, web applications, apps and intranets that people want to use. You'll enjoy working with a friendly, supportive team for an interesting and varied client base.

    Required Skills & Experience (you'll need to have these):

    • 5+ years' experience in a similar role in a digital agency or consulting environment with a strong portfolio of relevant work
    • Extensive, hands-on experience at every stage in the user-centred design cycle including including strong user research skills (contextual inquiry, surveys etc.), iterative design and prototyping and facilitation of user testing
    • Ability to produce high quality UX artefacts such as personas, journey maps, task models, strategy recommendations, wireframes and interactive prototypes
    • Ability to present research findings and design recommendations to senior stakeholders in a compelling manner
    • Strong knowledge of, and interest in emerging UX trends and front end web technologies
    • Attention to detail, knowing that the small stuff does matter
    • Ability to play nicely as part of a multi-disciplinary team
    • Able to travel occasionally

    Desired skills and experience (it'd be nice if you had these):

    • Knowledge and experience with Lean UX / Agile
    • Experience in working with government and not-for-profit clients
    • Familiarity with Web Accessibility (WCAG 2.0)

    If this sounds like you and you're interested in this job opportunity, get in touch below as soon as you can - we're waiting to hear from you.

     

    I’ve got outstanding ability and the ambition to match.

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  • An opportunity has arisen to join the growing team at Folk.

    As an Experience Designer at Folk, you'll work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to design digital products and services for a variety of corporate and government clients.

    Essential skills & experience (you'll need to have these)

    • 5+ years' experience in a similar role in a service design / UX consultancy, digital agency with a strong portfolio of relevant work
    • Extensive, hands-on experience at every stage in the user-centred design cycle including strong research skills (contextual inquiry, surveys etc.), iterative design and prototyping and facilitation of user testing
    • Ability to produce high quality artefacts such as personas, journey maps, task models, wireframes and interactive prototypes
    • Strong knowledge of, and interest in emerging UX trends and front end web technologies
    • Boundless curiosity about how people use technology and how to create great experiences
    • Attention to detail, knowing that the small stuff does matter
    • Ability to play nicely as part of a multi-disciplinary team
    • Able to travel occasionally

    Desired skills & experience (it'd be nice if you had these):

    • Knowledge and experience with Agile / Lean UX
    • Experience in working with government and not-for-profit clients
    • Familiarity with Web Accessibility (WCAG 2.0)

    If this sounds like you and you’d like to apply, please send us your CV and a brief cover letter describing how you meet the criteria and what you can bring to the Folk team

    Australian Residents only. Only shortlisted applicants will be notified. No agencies please.

    I’ve got outstanding ability and the ambition to match.

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  • If that sounds like you, and you like the sound of us, send us your details.

    Altogether, Folk are designers, strategists, user-experience specialists, project managers, producers, front- and back-end developers, and finished artists, collaborating with clients.

    I’ve got outstanding ability and the ambition to match.

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