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UI/UX Web Designer - eCommerce

Advertiser: Swanky Australia Pty LtdMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
18 May 2020
Toowoomba & Darling Downs
$50,000 - $69,999
Work Type
Full Time
Design & Architecture, Web & Interaction Design

Swanky are an international Shopify Plus agency working with brands turning over in excess of $500m annually.

We were one of the first Shopify Plus Experts in Europe and have a portfolio of international brands such as Schwarzkopf, Greg Norman, Huel, Knomo Bags and BodaSkins, as well as local favourites like Goondiwindi Cotton and Peter Williams Riding Apparel.

Ultimately, we aim to create websites that are both beautiful and high-performing; matching excellent designs with commercial business goals to drive brands forward.

In this role, we are looking for a creative and gifted UX designer to join our team of commercial, hard-working & highly skilled experts delivering beautiful and compelling websites on Shopify Plus. Beyond our extended design and development build process, Swanky pride ourselves on our Conversion Rate Optimisation service. Through iterative A/B and multi-variate testing, our consulting teams drive millions in additional revenue for our clients each year.

We are interested in hearing from web designers with a broad range of experience, but with a clear indication of excellent design ideation & delivery in their portfolio.

We are looking for:

  • A strong portfolio of UI design work, ideally relevant to e-commerce websites.

  • A keen eye for typography, layout, colour theory and a passion for producing beautiful designs.

  • A knowledge of e-commerce UX design ideology and how to convert a visitor into a returning customer.

  • Proficiency in using Adobe CC Suite, predominantly XD, Illustrator and Photoshop.

  • Knowledge in designing responsive, mobile first websites using a grid system. 

  • Ability to communicate well with clients, helping them to understand your designs.

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills, being able to provide suggestions for improvements on existing websites.

  • A keen interest in e-commerce, social media and digital marketing platforms & tools.

  • Experience of responsive HTML & SCSS. Javascript knowledge would be helpful.

  • Experience with Shopify or a similar e-commerce platform (Magento, Woocommerce, Salesforce/Demandware, BigCommerce, SAP Hybris).

  • Relevant experience in an agency or in-house and/or a degree in digital media or design (or similar).

What you'll be doing:

  • 37.5h/week in our beautiful Toowoomba office, based in the rejuvenated bank building along with George Banks restaurant and bar.

  • Designing responsive e-commerce Shopify websites from functional scoping, wireframing and full-colour mockups, to briefing documents for the development team.

  • Designing for a wide range of brands, from funded startups to established domestic and international brands across fashion, tech and FMCG.

  • Reporting daily to the project manager, as well as our Lead Designer and Leadership team as required. 

  • Designing AB tests for clients, with a view to constantly improving revenue and brand interaction.

  • Sharing and implementing ideas with the rest of our designers, developers and strategists.


  • Salary of $55k - $70k depending on experience with potential for regular sustained growth.

  • 4 weeks holiday per year as well as public holidays and time in lieu.

  • Working with dynamic, creative and growing clients on fun and challenging projects.

  • A beautiful, fun and social office in Toowoomba CBD, with regular events upstairs at the top floor terrace bar, in Brisbane and beyond.

  • Build a strong portfolio whilst working with aspiring and established brands.

  • Be part of an inspiring, growing and ambitious team.

  • We invest in our team and aim to provide assistance in growing and nurturing your skills.

  • Regular travel opportunities to visit clients, attend conferences and to engage with the Shopify and broader community. 

  • Potential to travel and work in our other offices or to "hot desk" at partner locations around the world. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity throughout our company. Our two offices house staff from 7 different nations!


The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a web designer?
  • Do you have experience with responsive / mobile first web development?
  • How many years of graphic design experience do you have?

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