Digital Transformation Agency

Interaction Designer

Important dates

Opportunity ID
1027
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 2 March 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 7 March 2018 at 6PM (in Canberra)
Published
Wednesday 28 February 2018

Overview

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We are seeking an Interaction Designer to join The Digital Transformation Roadmap team.

A central part of the team’s work is to analyse the service delivery and user experience of services across government in order to identify, score and prioritise opportunities.

(see additional information for more detail on position)

What is the latest start date?
ASAP
How long is the contract?

3 months with option to extend

Where can the work take place?
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
Who will the specialist work for?
Digital Transformation Agency
How much can you spend per day?

About the work

Who will the specialist work with?

You will be working in a team comprising of a delivery manager, product manager, user researcher, tech lead and service designer.

What will the specialist do?

The interaction designer will work in a multidisciplinary team to build world class government digital services. You will be helping government do the hard work to radically improve government information and services. This is for everyone: you will design to make services easy for everyone to be able to understand and use, with a focus on web standards, usability and accessibility. The interaction designer will have extensive experience working in Agile and, ideally, experience with the Commonwealth Digital Service Standard.

Any additional relevant information?

A central part of the team’s work is to analyse the service delivery and user experience of services across government in order to identify, score and prioritise opportunities.

The role of the Interaction Designer in the team will be to lead the visual communication and delivery of artifacts that demonstrate the team’s findings, for example, user journey maps, theoretical concepts and models. Other duties include supporting and participating in user research and service design activities.

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellent information architecture, user interface design and digital prototyping skills.

Work setup

Where will the work take place?

Canberra or Sydney

What are the working arrangements?

Working onsite full time, 5 days per week.

Is security clearance required?

Current Commonwealth Government baseline security clearance an advantage, otherwise the ability to obtain one.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions

N/A

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate sellers’ technical competence.

Essential skills and experience
  • interaction design, user centred experience design, task oriented design, especially form design and/or
  • front end web development skills to enable creation of HTML prototypes and/or
  • front end web development skills to enable creation of HTML prototypes and/or
  • Work at the team, portfolio or programme level, to help organisations establish the right processes for designing and delivering services in an Agile way (including continuous integration and delivery).
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Knowledge of the methodology used by the DTA, familiarity with the research and design community within DTA and the APS.

How sellers will be evaluated

How many specialists will you evaluate?
5
Cultural fit
  • Ability to work in co-located teams
  • Promote a positive creative culture and help to build a strong interaction design reputation for DTA
  • Work at pace as part of an agile multi-disciplined team
Area of expertise
User research and design
How will you verify the specialist is right for the role?
Work history
How will you evaluate the specialists?

Technical competence
50%

Cultural fit
20%

Price
30%

Seller questions

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