Careers

UI Designer

We are

keen as designers, strategists, project managers, producers, front/back-end developers, and finished artists, who like to collaborate with clients.

You are

We’re looking for a full-time UI Designer to collaborate with our brand and UX designers, strategists, developers and managers to develop user interaction design solutions and meaningful digital experiences.

In this role you’ll enjoy working with a positive, supportive team, in a great space, on a broad range of clients and projects.

You’ll have:

  • 3-5 years creative agency experience in visual interaction design of responsive, web-based products and services including developing detailed guidelines and interaction specifications
  • the ability to generate ideas for creative UI designs and interactions from low-fidelity concepts to high-fidelity visual solutions
  • a demonstrated understanding of how to translate brand expression into digital context
  • the capability to work within an agile software development environment
  • experience managing and iteratively delivering high-quality designs throughout all phases of a project
  • the ability to leverage and build upon existing discovery, strategy, tone-of-voice, design patterns, guidelines, and visual language 
  • experience prototyping using Figma (and ideally interactive tools such as Framer, Principle, Protopie)
  • a portfolio that demonstrates a strong design aesthetic and keen attention to detail
  • experience working with creative/art direction, ie. ideas into design
  • experience working with developers, ie. design into development
  • excellent communication and presentation skills
  • an understanding of design systems
  • the ability to collaborate with colleagues and client – to present your ideas to a broad range of stakeholders
  • familiarity with the testing process to support design research and testing activities
  • energy, enthusiasm and ability to work within integrated teams
  • a commitment to creative excellence
  • a curious mind, positive voice and collaborative spirit

Some of the benefits of working at Folk:

We care about the wellbeing of our team. Here are some of the benefits our team enjoys:

  • We work on projects with social purpose and impact. Big, complex challenges that impact real people.
  • We have a hybrid flexible working model – work from home and come to the studio to connect and collaborate.
  • We value the other important parts of your life as well – we offer flexibility for pick-ups and drop offs or sick children as well as anything else life throws at you.
  • We run a creative workplace culture where everyone’s input is encouraged and listened to.
  • You are actively empowered to help shape the business, if you think something can be done better – tell someone.
  • We want you to grow – we have a generous development budget that we encourage you to use to invest in build your skills and follow your career ambitions.
  • We love working with people who bring their personality, their experience, and their uniqueness to the team. (Garfield socks notwithstanding.)
  • We have a working environment that’s friendly, warm, open, and inspired by our values and purpose.
  • We put the wellbeing of our staff before projects and profit – through regular check-ins and transparent communication we ensure the everyone feels safe and supported.

Career growth at Folk

Our goal is to create an environment for you to thrive and grow by doing interesting and challenging work.

Learning and development
We encourage everyone to seek out learning opportunities through the year through conferences, events, workshops, or whatever appeals to you.

Learning in the job
We run semi-regular lunch and learn sessions where team members present their work or learn about new tools and approaches, as well as plenty of opportunities for hands-on learning.

Growth plans
No matter what stage you’re at in your career we want you to feel you’re supported to take the next step. We have regular conversations with team members about where they’re going and how we can support them to get there.

Diversity of thought

We believe diversity of thought is essential to critical thinking and creativity. We're an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion – and proud members of the Diversity Council of Australia. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin of employees, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

 

Sound like you?

Please send us a link to your portfolio, CV, LinkedIn profile or anything that demonstrates your approach to problem solving and design. Plus a brief note that tells us what attracted you to the role and what excites you about design?

Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

You must be legally able to work in Australia.

No agencies please.