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Graduate Product Designer

Fairfax Media

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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Job Posted: 08/10/2018

Job Category:

Graduate / Media, Adv., Arts & Entertainment

Job description:

We make products that stimulate and satisfy curious minds. At Fairfax Media we believe curiosity makes the world a better place.

As Australia's largest and most diverse media business we are currently going through a transformation where product innovation sits at the heart of how we connect our audience to the world around them. We are growing and are on the hunt for a Graduate Product Designer to join our team on a permanent full time basis, based in our Sydney offices.

As part of Product Design you will be joining an agile team of problem solvers, helping to concept, design and build world class digital products. We believe that a good designer makes other designers great, so collaboration is core to our design philosophy. You will be naturally curious and comfortable with seeking feedback from your peers but also keen to share your own ideas and knowledge.

Reporting to the Product Design Lead for Identity, you will work with the senior designers to help create compelling and meaningful user experiences. You'd be contributing to a number of different work streams aligned to your skill set and given the opportunity to advance your design abilities across a range disciplines.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Helping create visuals, sketches, diagrams, and screen layouts
  • Storytelling visuals and relevant editorial design artefacts
  • Document UI and interactions requirements and rationale
  • Complete a range of different design tasks with guidance
  • Work and communicate effectively in cross-functional teams
  • Contribute to team culture and knowledge sharing.  

As the ideal candidate, you will possess:

  • Graduate degree in design related fields
  • Relevant degree or work experience in journalism or media
  • Strong storytelling and written skills
  • Experience using Sketch and other visual design applications
  • Keen eye for detail and an active interest in design trends and topics
  • Knowledge of wireframing and prototyping tools
  • Ability to articulate your thinking to other team members.  

For the successful candidate, we are pleased to offer an annual remuneration package between $55k-$65k, inclusive of company superannuation contributions.

Fairfax Media embraces all aspects of diversity & inclusion and is committed to creating a workplace which reflects the incredibly diverse customers, audiences and communities we serve.

Disclaimer: Fairfax Media does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Fairfax Media is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.