UX / Front End Developer

Australian Council for Educational Research
Type: Full-time
Australian Council for Educational Research
Level: Junior Level
3 years ago
Deadline: 2020-12-04

Job Description

We are currently seeking a passionate and experienced UX / Front End Developer to join the Software Development team within our IT unit.  The UX / Front End Developer will be responsible for designing, implementing and advising on usable and accessible interface designs in support of ACER’s projects and users.

A key focus of this role will be on interaction design using human-centred and evidence-based methodologies.  It is expected that the UX / Front End Developer will take ownership of the presentation and interaction layer of ACER’s custom built web applications, and be able to troubleshoot any UI/UX issues that arise.  This role will work in cross-functional teams within an agile environment, collaborating frequently with developers in the IT team, as well as business stakeholders through all stages of the design and development workflow.

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science (or relevant equivalent)
  • 3 years’ experience (minimum) using UX and UI design patterns and components
  • Commercial experience with front end web development
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with Agile methodology
  • Strong problem solving using design-thinking methodologies
  • Contemporary knowledge of design principles, trends and UI/UX methodologies
  • Effective communication and articulation of design decisions and insights to team members and other key business stakeholders
  • Keeping to project timelines at a self-managed pace

Company Introduction

ACER is one of the world's leading educational research centres. Our goal is to support every learner, every learning professional, every learning institution and our learning society through our work. ACER has built a strong reputation as a provider of reliable support and expertise to education policymakers and professional practitioners since it was established in 1930.

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