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Front End Designer/Developer

NSW, Other
Posted on 10.10.2017
800.00 -> 1000.00 per day

Our Client, NSW Government is seeking to appoint a Front End Designer/Developer on a contract basis for initially 6 months with the view to extension based on performance and business requirements.

The Primary purpose of the role is to contribute to the design, development and continual improvement of digital solutions across Web, Mobile and Multi-media applications to ensure positive user experience.

Key Accountabilities include:

  • Create innovative digital experiences that successfully blend together user needs, technology and existing Institute brand assets.
  • Develop concepts, storyboards and working prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas to stakeholders and other team members.
  • Design and develop digital solutions using technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript to ensure applications meet business requirements and technical standards for quality user experience and future supportability.
  • Research and recommend new technologies to ensure the Institute remains innovative with the required capability to deliver quality projects and outcomes.
  • Design user interface elements that work across browsers, devices and meets Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards for accessibility.
  • Participate in projects in line with the Information Technology Information Library (ITIL) framework to ensure change and release management are effectively managed.
  • Develop and maintain accurate documentation and documentation produced during the system development life cycle to support the effective ongoing operation and delivery of services and projects.

Key challenges include:
  • Maintaining current knowledge of contemporary trends and developments within user experience design and front-end development, and identifying solutions to enhance ICT Services and meet future business needs given the range of activities undertaken by the Institute.
  • Ensuring the ITIL framework is adhered to in the development of all new solutions given the range of variables and stakeholders concerned.
  • Managing multiple projects concurrently, whilst addressing diverse stakeholder needs in providing services given the variety and complexity of projects.

Essential requirements:
  • Solid design skills based on expert knowledge of fundamental design principles, colour theory and typography Knowledge and understanding of user centred design process fundamentals and methodologies.
  • A strong desire to solve usability related challenges and find the most innovative solution to a problem.
  • Digital design experience able to interpretate Print/Media
  • Experienced with Print work online
  • Enjoys taking ownership of work
  • Knowledge of front-end development capabilities using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
  • Tertiary qualifications in Design or Computer Science or demonstrated, equivalent professional experience and training Experience in developing and implementing technology solutions and applications.

Decision making:
  • Responsible for the design, development and delivery of high quality digital/ website applications.
  • Contribute to the provision of applications services across the Institute and the completion of projects managed within required timeframes and at agreed quality standards.
  • Responsible for the content of advice provided to the Manager Application Development and Maintenance and the Chief Information Officer with respect to the user experience and front-end technical requirements of projects.
  • All contingent workers engaged by the NSW Government Department are required to complete a NSW Police Check.

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