Frontend Designer/Developer

Location: Chatswood, New South Wales
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BBBH95091_1507182466

The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia's first statewide cancer control agency, established to lessen the impact of cancer in NSW.

The primary purpose of the role is contribute to the design, development and continual improvement of digital solutions across web, mobile and multi-media applications to ensure positive user experiences.

Key accountabilities/ tasks specific to the role include:

  • Create innovative digital experiences that successfully blend together user needs, technology and existing Institute brand assets
  • Develop concepts, storyboards and working prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas to stakeholders and other team members
  • Design and develop digital solutions using technologies such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript to ensure applications meet business requirements and technical standards for quality user experience and future supportability
  • Research and recommend new technologies to ensure the Institute remains innovative with the required capability to deliver quality projects and outcomes
  • Design user interface elements that work across browsers, devices and meets Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) standards for accessibility

Essential requirements

  • Tertiary qualification and/or relevant experience and knowledge
  • Solid design skills based on expert knowledge of fundamental design principles, colour theory and typography
  • Knowledge and understanding of user centred design process fundamentals and methodologies
  • A strong desire to solve usability related challenges and find the most innovative solution to a problem
  • Strong front-end development capabilities using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Tertiary qualifications in Design or Computer Science or demonstrated, equivalent professional experience and training Experience in developing and implementing technology solutions and applications

This is a 6 month contract role with ext - $600 - $800 p/d.