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UX/UI Designer (Escape Aussie, head home to NZ!) / $140k

The Pond
Auckland
New Zealand
Electricity/Energy
Full Time
Fully remote within NZ
Applications close:
NZD$
130,000 - 140,000 salary range
Posted 5 days ago

Are you an ambitious and talented UX/UI Designer who wants to move to New Zealand? Want to work for a fearless tech company, hell-bent on disrupting the controversial and complex energy industry? Keen to work in a start-up environment with solid financial backing, global audiences, and a mature design and research team?

On behalf of our client, an NZ SaaS company in the energy software sector, The Pond Recruitment Agency is searching for a senior UX/UI Designer to join an exceptional design team.

You’ll be no stranger to creating intelligent, yet simple user experiences, guided user journeys, and stunning user interfaces that surprise and delight. You could be someone from a digital or experience agency looking to move client-side but still retain variety or work, or someone wanting to join the worldwide change of decentralising how energy is supplied and consumed! The energy industry is on the cusp of imminent change, and this is the opportunity for a human-centered design advocate to be part of the movement.

The day-to-day responsibilities will require you to plan and conduct end-to-end design activities from wireframing to user testing, and work collaboratively with the other designers, product engineers, and managers in creating a beautiful end product, and experience.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of the development process, sharp ‘design thinking,’ understand best practices concerning UX/UI, and an innate desire and passion for digital products and experiences that solve commercial problems.

If you’re passionate about the practice, excited about work variety across not just cloud-based products but services as well, and looking to be part of an industry that’s changing the energy game, APPLY TODAY!

The breakdown

We’re looking for an experienced designer with:

  • 4+ years experience in UX/UI product design environment
  • Aware of all best practices in human-centered design or digital experience design

Some key responsibilities are:

  • Delivering beautiful cloud-based experiences in a collaborative team environment
  • Developing intelligent design systems, live infrastructure, and wireframes
  • Creating seamless user journeys/experiences based on user research and insights
  • Organise and conduct user research, testing, and analysis for prototypes, mock-ups, and existing designs
  • Actively take part in design research and usability testing
  • Ability to manage and prioritise multiple projects simultaneously while meeting strict deadlines

Are you someone who is:

  • Great collaborator and communicator
  • Entrepreneurial spirited and wanting to step up
  • Passionate about your craft and human-centered design

The reward

  • Competitive salary of up to $140k per annum + KiwiSaver
  • Incredibly flexible schedule – they have a remote-first based work lifestyle, with office spaces provided in the Auckland and Wellington
  • Opportunity to collaborate with thought leaders who have the same passions as you
  • Life insurance, income protection, and other great benefits part of the package provided!

In summary

This is a pivotal career opportunity within a high-achieving SaaS product environment. This role offers the opportunity to grow your career work on diverse projects, with interesting customers, learn new technology, and make your mark in a high-performing team!

Apply today

Due to current border restrictions, we are only able to accept applications from people entitled to work in New Zealand.

If this role sounds like you, apply today with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position to Will Gregory at [email protected]

About The Pond:

The Pond is committed to becoming New Zealand’s number one specialist recruiter in the Digital & Tech, Creative & Design, and Marketing & Sales sectors. We focus on finding the best candidates in the local and overseas market, that last the distance and help transform our clients’ businesses. Established in 2006, The Pond is driven by a dedicated team of experienced recruiters and support team who get results for clients daily. Our audited placement average is 4.6 years, so the people we place do stick.

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