Job Description

Freelancer Limited, the ASX-listed company that owns Freelancer.com and Escrow.com, is hiring. Ten-time Webby award-winning Freelancer.com is the world's largest freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace, which connects millions of employers to freelancers across the globe. Escrow.com is a global fintech industry leader in secure online payments, having handled over US$3.5 billion in transactions buying and selling boats, cars, airplanes, jewellery, fine art, and even trips to the planned Aurora space station in 2021!

We're looking to expand our design team and ramping up the coming year to be one of the best. We are on the lookout designers who are tech-keen, self-motivated and ready to shake things up. In general, you love using web-apps, are always on the lookout for the latest and greatest in UX/UI trends and love to get your hands down and dirty. Our products are in need of some love… and we need your help to do it!

Designing at Freelancer.com means being apart of something larger. You’ll get:

  • Instant feedback from our millions of users on your designs with the killer metrics on how they are performing from our world-class data science team.
  • Ownership in creating the look and feel of products within a (half) billion dollar tech company.
  • Amazing peers to work with. You will always learn and grow with some of the greatest minds in the tech space.
  • A chance to be apart of Australia’s next greatest tech story. We design and build products because they are great for our users and reinvest our profits into our marketplace.

The type of designer we’re looking for:

  • Your love for visual and interaction design is strong. You love UI/UX and as a digital designer there is no distinction between both… you can do it all!
  • You love to own projects you are involved in and can work independently to take things all the way from concept to release.
  • You love to collaborate and communicate with Product Managers, Data Scientists, Engineers and other Designers when needed. You are not afraid to put your ideas forward, but also respect others when the time comes.
  • You design with data, letting numbers and conversions influence the way you design.
  • You love to prototype to help get your ideas across and refine and rework to get a working version out for live testing.
  • You have a strong understanding of HTML/CSS/Web Technologies so you can design things that can be built. (We have a dedicated front-end team, so you will need to work with them to implement your ideas).

Requirements

  • 4+ years designing solutions for digital products
  • Strong graphic/visual design background (motion & print experience highly regarded)
  • Attention to detail; master of typography, color theory and layout
  • Creative problem solving skills and conceptual thinker
  • Ability to work both within existing brand guidelines and on the development of new brands
  • Understanding of information architecture, responsive web, native mobile design
  • Experience wireframing, user testing and using data to guide the design process
  • Knowledge of web technologies/html/css (you do not need to be a developer though but need to understand how things will be built!)
  • Expert knowledge of Sketch, Adobe Suite, Invision, Principle and similar tools
  • Positive attitude, team player, and proactive contributor
  • Ability to support, take direction and deliver
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A track record of producing effective and attractive digital solutions within a timeframe
  • Collaborates efficiently in cross functional teams with other Designers, Product Managers, Data Scientists and Developers
  • Amazing digital portfolio showcasing all of the above, applications without a digital portfolio will not be considered

Benefits

This won’t be a cog-in-the-machine type of job; you will be joining a global company that values attitude and capability over experience, so if you are looking to make a difference and be rewarded for your efforts, this is the place for you.

We are striving to shape the future of work, so help us scale to 100+ million users, while enjoying all the perks of working in tech - fun atmosphere, smart people, awesome office, fully-stocked kitchens (yes, free food!), social events, hackathons, and more!

For more information see www.freelancer.com/careers

Please note: This is a permanent, full-time role based in our Sydney office.

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