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User Experience Designer

Te Papa
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User Experience / Interface Designer (18 months fixed term)

Te Papa is building a team to design and deliver world leading, accessible, sustainable and delightful digital experiences, products and services that Te Papa’s customers love – both inside the museum and beyond its walls.

Our new appointees will be working within cross-functional teams from around Te Papa using lean and agile development techniques and audience centric and data driven approaches to build and evolve scalable, robust and innovative digital products.

As UX / UI Designer you will part of a team tasked with creating and maintaining digital experiences in the museum and online by applying audience-centred design principles and methodologies. You will be an advocate of user experience throughout the lifecycle of digital products.

You will have 3+ years’ digital design experience to complement a bachelor’s degree (preferably in design or web development). You will have an understanding of content-led design process, an eye for detail and the ability to clearly articulate rationale behind design decisions. You will be aware of various current and emerging digital trends and platforms.

Your experience will include:

  • digital interface design
  • conceptualising and prototyping ideas
  • usability testing and user research

Having some of these skills would be a bonus:

  • web development
  • information architecture / content strategy
  • experience with lean canvas methodology

All applicants must have the legal right to work in New Zealand

Closing Date: Thursday, 1 December 2016