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Senior Digital Designer

Date: 10-Jan-2019

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU

Company: Origin Energy Services Ltd


  • Permanent, Melbourne
  • Craft world-class design!
  • Be part of our fantastic digital team who love what they do
  • Central CBD location and competitive salary package
  • Application close date: 24th January 2019


Energy literally powers the lives of people across Australia every single day.  Not just that, energy is going through a revolution in the way it’s made, distributed and sold, with solar, batteries and new technologies together creating transformative opportunities.  There’s never been a more exciting time to join Origin and help shape the future of energy.

At Origin, our ambition is to create the world’s leading digital energy experience by transforming the way customers digitally engage with and consume energy.  At the centre of this transformation is Origin Digital – a team full of passionate people who are thinking outside-of-the-box to create an amazing work environment for our teams and a best-in-class experience for our customers.  As we prepare for innovation and opportunities, we need great talent to join us on our exciting digital projects.

Origin is an amazing place to work.  It’s a great size – big enough to have serious resources to invest, but small enough to not get lost in the crowd.  We have flexible working arrangements and heaps of perks like table tennis, fresh fruit, office yoga, and the list goes on.  Plus, we’re a leader in sustainability and health and safety.

Find out heaps more about Origin Digital by visiting our site!

The Role

This is an incredibly rare opportunity to help create and build a design practice from the ground up. As a pioneering member of a new and growing team you’ll be joining the adventure alongside a number of respected leaders in the field who have also recently chosen to join Origin at this unique and exciting time.

As a senior member of the experience design team you’ll love crafting useful, elegant and impactful design as well as being an ambassador for human-centred design across your squad, tribe and the wider organisation. You’ll actively contributing to the Design Guild to help educate and inspire the members of your team.
​You will have responsibility for the look and feel of the digital product, ensuring an outstanding visual and interactive experience. We want someone who can create beautiful, fluid and signature moments that delight our customers!

We want to work with someone who not only loves crafting elegant experiences but also really digs creating the design systems that power them.

What your day to day will look like:

  • Craft digital design of Origin’s signature digital experiences
  • Develop and make strategic design recommendations
  • Drive and build out the Origin Digital Design Language and component library
  • Help implement repeatable approaches (design patterns, templates, guides) across the digital design practice
  • Mentor and provide guidance to mid-weight and junior Digital Designers
  • Maintain Origin brand style guide, including the AEM component suite
  • Ensure design consistency across website & app channels
  • Represent the digital design disciple in workshops and stand-ups
  • Work alongside front-end developers to implement your designs to a high standard
  • Effectively communicate brand identity and related design specifications, including: UI guidelines, screen layouts, colour palettes, typography & user interface elements
  • Rapidly iterate, creating multiple design solutions

Is This You?

You will have a strong command of digital design capabilities including composition, layout information hierarchy, motion, typography, colour and animation.

You’ll work collaboratively with cross-functional teams as an active contributor and for each initiative, have a clear understanding of the problem statements, user scenarios, information architecture, task-flow models/journeys, user research insights and wireframes/prototypes.

More About You

  • Extensive experience in a dedicated design role together with proven experience leading/mentoring junior & mid-weight designers
  • Exceptional portfolio inclusive of domestic and international brands showcasing innovative design
  • Extensive experience designing for responsive and app experiences
  • Strong knowledge of HTML & CSS
  • Strong knowledgeof the Adobe Creative Cloud and Sketch product suite and other prototyping tools
  • Ability to work in an lean and agile environment within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Strong stakeholder and communications skills and ability to present design work to multiple areas of the business
  • Some understanding of the React component library is desirable
  • Ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously

We embrace the diversity of our people and flexible working arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the communities that we serve.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples are encouraged to apply. 



If dynamic and challenging career opportunities and workplace flexibility are important to you, go with the employer that thinks differently.

Our story | Origin Energy


Requisition ID:  68024  

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