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Mobile APP / UI Designer

  • Mobile APP / UI Designer
  • Wellington
  • $90k - $100k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
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Role is with:

Anna Bethell Talent Agent

Are you a senior, talented and innovative mobile APP / UI designer located in or looking to move to our sunny capital city? Boy, have we got the opportunity for you! 

After a period of growth, one of New Zealand's most successful digital agencies is looking for a senior APP design star to join their Wellington office. This role will give you the opportunity to work on one of our country's best known and largest piece of mobile infrastructure and as a senior designer will take responsibility for all new mobile app & interface designs for the agency and this expansive large corporate client.

To be successful in this role, you'll be dependable, highly efficient and senior in skill set - at least four years' experience is required in both iOS and Android platforms.

As an interface expert, you’ll also be working closely with other designers across different channels and platforms. Your primary goal will be to design the next generation of mobile app interfaces, provide insight into native interactions and design on iOS and Android platforms. Depending on the skillsets of other designers within your team, you may be expected to design for desktop experiences as well as app design.

This is an ideal role for an incredibly driven and passionate individual, keen to work on the "big stuff" and likes the idea of their smarts and work been in the hands of over 1 million users a day. The candidate will need to be meticulous and have a true natural flair in their design detail while having the ability to pick up the pace and be fast and efficient when required – a balance of both would be ideal!

Required Experience:

  • 4 + years in mobile application design
  • Responsive design standards, component-driven design
  • Android and iOS platforms
  • Interaction Design 

Key Skills:

  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with project managers and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how apps function and look like
  • Design, management and maintenance of the Smarter iOS and Android applications
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Work alongside in-house iOS, Android and developers
  • Knowledge of HTML,CSS, Rails, JavaScript/J Query, ObjectiveC (iOS), C++ (Android) is preferred
  • Responsible for managing the entire user flow and experience of the mobile apps from concept to creation including:
    • User research
    • Feature planning
    • User flow creation
    • Wireframing and mapping
    • Design and branding
    • Content and asset design
    • User testing

Required Qualifications:

  • Tertiary qualification (preferred)

Personality & Culture Fit:

  • Self-driven and motivated
  • Happy working in a smaller office or at clients premises
  • Positive, personable, with a calm attitude
  • Confident team player
  • Driven to achieve design excellence

Salary Range & Benefits

  • $90 – $100K + Kiwisaver
  • Quick career development opportunities
  • Great perks package
  • Put your name to one large NZ application
  • Work with a talented and friendly nationwide team of over 70 staff
  • Central Wellington location

Commencement & Ideal start date

As soon as possible 2019 (notice periods are not a problem)

Let The Pond agents help you realise your global market value and future career potential in Wellington, New Zealand. 

Apply today, or get in touch to talk about your career and how this role may help take it to the next level, for more information contact Anna Bethell on anna@thepond.co.nz or 027 8449 107  

Please only apply if you have a valid NZ work visa. 

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