Graduate Designer

Location: Melbourne
Job Type: Flexible Working Arrangements

Xero is a dynamic, global SaaS company with offices in New Zealand, Australia, the United States, United Kingdom and Singapore.  

Innovation is in our DNA. Creating and implementing game-changing ideas is what drives and inspires us.  We want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice and connections. We aim to make being a small business more efficient and profitable and more enjoyable too.

We are currently on the lookout for a Graduate Designer to join our ever-expanding Hawthorn office.  You’ll make an impact by assisting in the design of online and offline collateral that promotes Xero products, services, the company and the brand. 

Overview of Responsibilities 

  • Online marketing design – craft visual & interaction design solutions for and related web campaigns, landing pages & email campaigns (EDMs).
  • Plan, wire-frame and design adaptive and responsive design solutions for 
  • Work with and alongside the front-end development team to implement designs.
  • Design online solutions that consider SEO & SEM strategies.
  • Offline marketing design – craft design solutions for collateral such as t-shirts, posters, cars, Xero building signage, partner signage, conference collateral (e.g.: lanyards, slide decks, expo booths), swag (eg: water bottles, laptop bags, notebooks, badges, stands)
  • Collaborate with the Marketing, Design & Development teams to refine, test and iterate projects.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing, Design & Development teams to set expectations for project scope and delivery timeframes.
  • Ensure project delivery meets deadlines and quality standards.
  • Maintain a currency with the leading design innovations and assess usage at Xero.
  • Champion and maintain Xero’s design-led approach.

No two days are the same at Xero and the Graduate Designer will be required to shift and change direction at a moment's notice. We work at a breakneck pace but take time to celebrate success.  

As part of the Xero Graduate Program, this opening presents as an outstanding opportunity for a Creative/Design graduate to kick off their career with an industry leader.  

Interested?  please submit an application before Friday 20/10/17 including a link to your portfolio.  Our Xero Graduate Program positions commence on Monday 29/1/18.