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35 Poplar Road Parkville VIC 3052
Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Phone: 0439335272
Web Site: https://www.orygen.org.au/About/Work-with-Us

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Job Description:

  • Be part of the revolution to lead positive change in youth mental health Parkville location; initially commence work remotely from home
  • Rewarding and well-supported career opportunity
  • NFP Salary Packaging increasing take home pay; Generous employer PPL scheme

Use your design talent to help craft the user interface for a world-leading youth mental health system. Here’s your chance to help make a difference!
About Orygen
The why behind what we do is so important. We believe that all young people deserve to grow into adulthood with optimal mental health. Everything we do is focused on this outcome. Orygen is leading and redefining what’s possible in global research, policy, education and clinical care. Find out more on our website.
The Opportunity
Orygen is seeking applications for a UI Designer for Orygen Digital’s flagship youth mental health platform, MOST (Moderated Online Social Therapy). As the digital division of Orygen, we have a mission to improve youth mental health care using engaging, ethical, and evidence-based technology. Orygen Digital is expanding rapidly, and the UI Designer role offers a unique opportunity to join a growing product team committed to ethical and purposeful tech.
If you have a passion for the field of youth mental health and want to make a real difference to the lives of young people and their families and carers and share Orygen’s values of respect, accountability, teamwork, excellence and innovation, then we would love you to join the Orygen team to revolutionise youth mental health.
The role and your impact
Part-time (0.8-0.9 FTE) or full-time fixed term position available for 12 months, with potential for further employment.
As the UI designer, you will take concepts through to development. You will work closely with the product lead, UX designers and development team to ensure design integrity; develop high fidelity mockups, and collaborate to create exciting design solutions. You will be our advocate for best practice visual design, and will work to establish and maintain a style guide that enables a consistent and intuitive user experience.
MOST is a social network and e-learning platform for young people struggling with their mental health, uniquely designed to integrate with face-to-face clinical care. It offers young people online access to evidence-based therapy and clinical support, that within a supportive social network of other young people, is shifting the treatment experience from one of isolation, to one of shared mission. We have an ambitious goal to make our MOST platform available to every youth mental health service in Australia by 2023.

The successful candidate will require an ability to transform UX thinking into beautiful and functional design. They will be skilled in crafting responsive design systems following industry standards and best practices, and understand how UI design affects the development process

This is a unique opportunity to help transform the youth mental health service system through the development of online digital services that is unique, innovative, evidence-based and engaging.

Job Requirements:

About you
Essential to this role is that you will hold tertiary qualifications in design (e.g., graphic design) or equivalent practical experience. You will be able to demonstrate experience in UI design and crafting responsive design systems, with a portfolio or sample of completed design projects to be provided with your application. In addition, you will need:
  • Experience in creating and maintaining UI style guides.
  • Highly developed design skills using tools such as Sketch, Figma, InVision, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator or similar.
  • Understanding of standards and best practices for web, iOS and Android (e.g., Google Material Design, Fluent Design System, Human Interface Guidelines)
  • Understanding of core front-end languages, and how your design affects development processes.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to work collaboratively with developers to ensure design integrity.
To view the FULL selection criteria and learn more about this opportunity, please go to www.orygen.org.au/About/Work-with-Us to view the Position Description or contact Tamsyn Gilbertson at tamsyn.gilbertson@orygen.org.au for a confidential discussion.
Salary and Benefits
Depending on skills and experience, a salary of $70,000 - $85,000 per annum pro rata is offered plus superannuation and access to generous NFP salary packaging.
Orygen is committed to providing an inclusive work environment that supports employees to achieve their career goals without compromising their life goals. With this in mind Orygen offers a range of employment benefits including generous paid leave, flexible work arrangement, an employee assistance program, well regarded supervision and a supportive team, career growth and development opportunities, purposeful work that makes a real difference to lives of young people and their families and carers and career opportunities within an organisation that is the leader in youth mental health.
How to apply
Please refer to the position description and submit your cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and resume to careers@orygen.org.au, using the subject line ‘UI Designer’ followed by your ‘full name’. 

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 21 June 2021 11:55 PM AEST.

You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible. Orygen may close the advertisement before the closing date.
Orygen is dedicated to gender equality, diversity and inclusivity. We strive to continue to build a culturally safe workplace where our values underpin the way we work and our commitment to First Nations people of Australia, young people and their families, LGBTIQA+ people and CALD people. We strongly encourage applications from the First Nations people.


Creative-Design: Web-UI-UX Design
Education: University
IT-Software Development: Software-Web Development, Web-UI-UX Design
Medical-Health: Mental Health

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Melbourne, Vic, Australia




Design, Health Care, Information Technology, Nonprofit-Social Services, Research




$70,000 - $85,000 p.a. pro rata + super per year