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At Enlighten, we live and breathe the web.

Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the online world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well.

UX Designer

Enlighten Designs is an award-winning creative technical agency and one of Waikato’s largest ICT service providers having won the Microsoft New Zealand’s Country Partner of the Year award 2020. Our mission is to maintain our standing as a leading NZ Microsoft Partner and continue our 20-year track record of success delivering world class human-centered technology solutions across the globe.

Our ongoing success has led to rapid growth and we’re on the hunt for an accomplished UX Designer to join the team!

About you:

A jack of all trades, our UX Designer is a vital part of Enlighten working with clients across a variety of industries and across different parts of the business. A true creative, you will develop UX frameworks and principles that are reusable, user focused and fit for the size and scale of Enlighten’s clients. Highly client facing, you will design and conduct different types of user research, combined with content strategy, information architecture and digital strategy.

Your exquisite design capabilities mean you have what it takes to create functional and inspiring web concepts and graphics that bring clients’ visions and brands to life. As a champion for crafting exceptional user experiences, you will use your UX and design skills and knowledge to contribute to Enlighten’s growing UX practices. Understanding how important it is to achieve collective success, you will share your expertise with others and provide technical leadership and mentoring to help others develop and mature their UX led approaches. 

In fact, it’s these qualities combined with your passion for people and engaging highly adaptable character will equip you to build collaborative and enduring relationships with your colleagues and clients and allow you to shift seamlessly between multiple projects. 

Your expertise:

It’s the blend of the following skills, experiences and natural attributes that will equip you for success in this role:

  • 3+ Years UX Design Experience and proven success leading UX on projects

  • Natural client facing abilities with expertise, strategy, education, and know how to navigate and challenge thinking 

  • Demonstrated ability to contribute analytical and highly creative ideas to projects 

  • Strong problem-solving skills with knowledge of challenges that can be faced in the digital world

  • Proficiency in UX tools and approaches 

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and oral

  • Proven ability to successfully coach and build others

  • Effective time management that enables delivery of work within agreed timeframes

  • Real passion in all interactions, keeping clients at the heart of all engagements

  • Natural curiosity and aspiration to continuously learn and grow 

  • Commitment to collaborative working practices that ensure the decision-making process creates a sense of unity.

What’s in it for me?

  • You will be working with an amazing group of individuals who understand our talent are our most valuable asset

  • You will be able to influence and create real change, we love new fresh ideas!

  • Our culture of collaboration means learning and development is a core value

  • We value fun and building real relationships, so we are available to connect with one another with daily hacky, regular team lunches, monthly back rubs. We even have a soccer club! Plus, we love celebrating and every team member gets a birthday cake!

  • The team is Hamilton based, but we offer flexible working

To apply:

At Enlighten we believe in equal opportunities for all and offer an inclusive team culture with flexible working arrangements. Our talented team agree that there’s nothing better than contributing quality content to the digital world and bringing people together to share experiences. If you agree with this, then you’ll probably fit in here pretty well!

If you’re ready to get into the thick of it and contribute to our award-winning success, please send your Cover Letter and CV to jobs@enlighten.co.nz today. Please include with your application your current portfolio and an example of your favorite user experience and/or details of your three favorite websites.

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