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Pearson Senior Product Designer in Sydney, Australia

Location: Hybrid (Sydney)

Salary: $130,000 + bonus + perks

Our Purpose: Faethm’s mission is to prepare every worker, everywhere, for the future of work. We do this with predictive, AI-powered analytics that show how AI technologies are changing our jobs and workplaces so that employers can ensure their people are future-ready.

We’re growing fast and are looking for the right people to join our creative, smart and talented team. We believe that diversity of skills, experiences and perspectives add value, so even if you might not check off everything on the position description, don’t let that stop you from applying!

Our Company: Founded in 2017 in Sydney, Faethm is an augmented analytics platform that provides scenario-driven predictive analytics on the impact of external trends on the workforce. Our SaaS AI-driven capability is the world’s data source for navigating external impacts like AI/ robotic technologies, the evolution of work, and COVID-19 on the workforce. Our capability helps clients evaluate the impact of these trends on any economy, industry, organisation, or job and suggests viable transition pathways for impacted employees into 'future proof' career pathways.

Our Team:

We are looking to massively scale our Development squads, so it couldn't be a better time to come onboard and help build out a world class user-centric organisation. Our inclusive and collaborative design team is made up of self starters. We are looking for new teammates who are able to see the big picture, understand our users and translate big data into intuitive designs and seamless experiences. The world of work and learning is an incredibly varied space and we have only begun to scratch the surface in understanding and solving key pain points to design for true impact.

The Role:

As a Senior Product Designer at Faethm, you will work in a growing team in a scale-up environment within a global company. You will be embedded within a squad centred on a particular problem to solve and will oversee the user experience of a product or feature from conception until launch as well as additional ongoing iterations. You will partner closely with engineering, product, and will be applying your design and project management skills to find elegant solutions to design challenges, turning conceptual ideas into potential solutions through research synthesis and design.

What you will do:

  • Collect, research, investigate and evaluate user requirements and translate into user-centred, intuitive design systems and patterns, UI mock-ups and prototypes that clearly illustrate functionality.

  • Analysing and designing web applications while applying creative visuals with interfacing and software operating environments.

  • Contribute and maintain our design system and component library in collaboration with our product and UI designers working across all products.

  • Designing digital animations, imaging, illustrations, and internet applications using multimedia software and interactive graphics.

  • Facilitate workshops with Customer Network Specialists, Product Managers, Data Scientists and Engineers to unpack problems and align on solutions in order to reach key outcomes.

  • Strategizing on Internet solution implementation together with the Product Manager in the Product Roadmap.

  • Involved in prioritisation strategy with the product leaders.

  • Form strategies about how to mature our human centred design operations.

  • Taking the lead in sharing back research findings in a way that resonates with audiences.

  • Assisting and mentoring junior designers on web-based methodologies and development plans.

  • Research and synthesise customer feedback with product managers to help prioritise the roadmap.

  • Support the Design/Product team in championing a user-centric organisation.

To be successful in this role, you'll ideally have:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Designer or UX Designer.

  • Proven ability to solve problems and design elegant UI solutions.

  • Fluency in user-centric design methods, exploration, storytelling, and detailed interaction design.

  • Demonstrated skills in UI design and a critical eye for the details that matter.

  • Have shown an ability to bring clarity and structure to a user experience challenge.

  • Expert level in design tools - Figma, Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Ability to navigate complexity and ambiguity.

  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and research skills.

  • Flexibility, openness to new things and being able to propose innovative ideas.

  • Ability to work in a growing and dynamic environment with integrity and a sense of humour.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal.

  • A minimum qualification of bachelor’s degree in visual communication design or Interaction Design is ideal.

Join Faethm and you will: Work for an inventive, purpose-driven and civic-minded company with an ambitious but realisable mission and vision that tackles a very real and globally important issue. People are our secret sauce.

What are you waiting for? Come and work with an amazing team of professionals, in an autonomous, agile, yet supportive and flexible environment.

Faethm is an equal opportunity employer. We find excellence in diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Job: PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS

Organization: Workforce Skills

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 8019

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