Design System Lead

Job Terms:
Negotiable based on experience
Posted By:
Rosie McAlister

Job Description:

Brilliant opportunity for a Design System Lead to join the leadership team for a larger utility provider.


  • Define and maintain a unified Design System to govern digital design practices and standards for all digital assets and platforms across the COE including but not limited to mobile applications, website, virtual assistance and messaging platforms
  • Develop a governance framework to ensure adherence from both a design and development perspective with quality and consistency a core focus
  • Be the key custodian and advocate for the adoption of the design system amongst the design and development teams
  • Create a Design System roadmap so squads can plan when and how they’ll adopt the system and how they might be able to contribute.
  • Establish and document brand digital visual expression, design direction and design patterns
  • Visual design and UI direction to experience designers
  • Interaction design direction and workflow leadership
  • Assist teams with medium and high-fidelity design support (as per workload and project
  • priorities)

Qualifications, key skills and experience required

  • 5+ years of multi-platform digital design or related design experience
  • Previous experience in developing a design system is a must
  • Strong stakeholder engagement and change management abilities
  • Experience designing across a range of digital experiences and technologies, including web, mobile app, messaging & chat, virtual agents
  • Experience with the entire design lifecycle from concept to delivery and support
  • Knowledge of digital design, development, standards, and solutions
  • Experience or certification in software development and working in an agile delivery environment

INTERESTED? If this role sounds like just what you’re looking for, I would love to chat further. Please contact Rosie - rmcalister@aquent.com and we can organise a time to discuss the details.

KNOW SOMEONE SUITABLE? Please feel free to share/forward this role to anyone you feel may be a match. We have a great referral bonus and can hook you up with $$ for anyone you refer that we place into this (or other) roles.

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