Senior UI Designer

Job Category: Design development Tech
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: North Sydney Remote

So, who is Reckon?

We’re a modern tech company that helps people and businesses change the way they operate – for the better. We specialise in software, but we’re more than just a technology company. Our experienced people, services and solutions provide businesses, accountants and lawyers with the tools and support they need. Our humble beginnings as an Australian start-up means we celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit of small business and spotlight the work of their advisors. The art of accounting is the cornerstone of our business. We’re proud of our collaborative, inclusive, and vibrant culture. We take care of ourselves, our teams, our customers, and our community.

 

Make a difference – so, what is the role?

We are looking for a Senior UI Designer who has creativity and flare and is looking to step up in their career.  You will be key to designing our new mobile and web product suite and design systems.

  • Collaborate with a broad and cross functional team including Designers, Product Owners, Business Analysts, Architects, Engineers and other experts across the business.
  • Working closely with UX designers, lead the design of hyper-functional user interfaces for a wide range of business applications, across web and mobile.
  • Produce detailed, annotated, and complete interface designs and specifications to enable close collaboration with engineers.
  • Participate in and support a broad range of user research efforts.
  • Work side by side with software engineers to identify and address gaps between UI/API/Back End
  • Design user interface patterns and guidelines appropriate to the medium (web, mobile), and users (micro businesses, large accounting practices, etc.).
  • Champion and contribute to Reckon’s Balance Design System (web and mobile)
  • Support and mentor more junior members of the design team.
  • Support the development team throughout.

 

Ideally you’ll have 

  • Strong communication skills, able to get your ideas across clearly and persuasively verbally and in writing.
  • Prolific at designing high quality, well organised interfaces and patterns that balance user goals with real world constraints like time, budget, and technical feasibility.
  • Be enthusiastic and enjoy working on new projects.
  • Have a desire to solve real world, task orientated problems using software.
  • Find interest in understanding the making of the products you help design and enjoy collaboration with the broader teams.
  • Enjoy the gritty details of usability and interfaces and the process of how software is made.
  • Intimately familiar with how software interfaces and products are implemented (the trade-offs and the compromises).
  • Comfortable operating autonomously and can unblock yourself when needed.

 

Benefits

  • Free counselling services through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Fully stocked kitchens
  • Wellbeing activities throughout the year from painting classes to gold class cinema days to R U OK initiatives
  • Work from home 3 days per week and flexible work hours
  • Recently renovated office with plants throughout
  • Recognition tool open to all employees to nominate great work
  • Paid parental leave and paid study leave
  • LinkedIn learning available to all employees with access to over 16,000 courses
  • Future leaders and innovation squad known as ‘Thinktank’ open to all employees
  • Social committee running events all year round and social clubs to bond with people with similar interests
  • Coaching and mentoring program to excel your career

 

Do what you love. Love what you do. Creating the best place to work!

We work hard, but have fun whilst we do it. We put people first, celebrate diversity, drive inclusion and build everything on trust. We also know that Reckon probably won’t be your final career destination. We want to help you get to the next stop because we ensure our culture creates and fosters exceptional people. Caring for the wellbeing of our employees is the most important part of our culture. Our ongoing and open communication lines also includes regularly checking in with our employees see how all our employees are feeling, and how we are tracking as a business so that we can make the necessary changes or improvements we can. With the wellbeing and career development of our employees front and centre of the company’s strategy. Don’t believe us? We have been independently certified as a Great Place to Work voted by our employees: https://greatplacetowork.com.au/gptwcertified/reckon/

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