UX Designer

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Technology
Full-time
A Cloud Guru is the world's leading provider of online IT education. We focus on providing high-quality, affordable and engaging on-demand video courses to hundreds of thousands of professionals. We help our students learn new skills, gain valuable industry certifications, and excel in their careers.

It’s an exciting time at A Cloud Guru - we’ve taught over 600,000 students since our inception 3 years ago; received US venture capital funding with a recent $2M raise in May; and we're now focusing on building out our B2B feature set and product offering. 

We have ambitious goals for the year ahead and we need a UX Designer to join our team to help deliver an exciting new greenfield product.

What we are looking for
Your mission as a UX Designer is to help deliver amazing products by crafting outstanding user experiences for our customers. Your role as a UX Designer will see you to working closely with a product manager and others outside your team to deliver for the customers and our business.

You're someone that enjoys taking ownership of problems and working to deliver projects including non-technical delivery. You enjoy playing a part in championing user experience and guiding others in the team.

You're also a creative and open-minded person that really loves what they do and takes pride in their work supporting the team. Being able to collaborate with others on projects is as important to us as your ability as a designer.

From the get go, you'll have to be proficient with:

    • Helping craft user interfaces as part of a cross-functional design team
    • Working with a product manager during product discovery to turn ideas into designs and prototypes
    • Prototyping solutions with wireframes. The ability to develop interactive wireframes is
    • Familiar with visual design techniques such as hierarchy, balance, alignment and repetition
    • Creating an Information architecture that is easily usable and navigable for our users
    • Design tools such as Sketch or Photoshop
Our wish list
We value continuous learning - it's a core part of why we exist. We would love if you have experience with the following, but it's not essential.

You just need to have a passion for learning and be open to becoming acquainted with:
• Working with a product manager conduct user research in order to understand customer needs and inform product design
• Validating designs through usability testing
• How design impacts upon product marketing and content strategy
• Optimising the conversion of landing pages and user onboarding flows

Working with us
Our people matter to us. We know everyone has family and friends and for that reason our employees receive 5 weeks of leave each year. We understand that time away from work is important and we know well-rested and well-rounded people make better decisions and are happier at work!

We make sure you're well looked after when at work by providing free healthy snacks and drinks. We love to come together over a free catered lunch at the end of every week.

Most importantly, even though we're a startup we pay commensurate with experience and the market.

Our crew
Our team is spread across the globe - mainly the US and Australia. Our engineers and designers work together out of our office in Melbourne, Australia.

For this position we will need you to join our team in our offices on Queen Street, Melbourne. We prefer hands on collaboration so this position is not available for remote workers. Unfortunately we're unable to sponsor people into Australia at this time.

We are a fast-growing team with big ambitions. We need people who can help us build a solid foundation for the future. If you want to make a difference in a fast-growing team, now is the time to join.