UX Architect, Lead Generation

Flight Centre Travel Group

The Lead Generation Team sits within the Digital team at Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) and is responsible and accountable for creating an experience and customer-led website, while optimising traffic and enquiry conversion across FlightCentreAU.com.

Our role is to enhance the user experience across our website, showcasing marketing campaigns/ partnerships, and best, relevant product and deals. There is also a service and help aspect to the website which we need to ensure we design for.

The team is made up of UX/UI Designers, Business Analysts, Developers, Technical Architect and Onsite Optimisation and Analytics.

Reporting to the Website Experience Manager, the UX Architect is responsible for the strategy, creation and design of useful, engaging, consistent and commercially viable experiences across primarily FlightCentreAU.com.

Ultimately, you’ll create both functional and appealing features that address our clients’ needs and help us grow our customer base and bottom line.

Key Responsibilities

  • To ensure a seamless experience between our marketing website and commerce streams, in line with best practice User Experience standards
  • Define the website experience and ensure the consistent execution of design deliverables, in line with the strategy and experience
  • Contributing to the development of detailed experience designs from project inception, through to build and launch (translating high level business requirements into tangible user interface proposals that integrate the latest standards in interaction design and trends in visual design)
  • Conducting user research activities including interviews, contextual enquiries, surveys and metrics analysis
  • Contributing to the creation of UX deliverables including personas, scenarios, task flows, information architectures, prototypes, wireframes, mock-ups and interactive prototypes
  • Contributing to the design of digital interfaces that embody core user experience principles whilst balancing the needs of customers and the business
  • Planning and conducting face to face and remote usability studies of existing and proposed designs and documenting recommendations for improvement
  • Conducting heuristic reviews of existing interfaces and document recommendations
  • Support User Experience Guild as required
  • Mentor and oversee all UX and design work across the whole Lead Gen team ( 4 UX/UI designers currently)

Accountabilities

  • Customer focus / Experience driven
  • Teamwork and collaboration                      
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Makes effective business decisions and embraces change
  • Champions User Experience with organisational stakeholders
  • Sets and maintains a quality benchmark for others to follow
  • Recognise and factor in to the UX and design process, commercially viable opportunities
  • Use data and analytics to inform direction, assess outcome and iterate
  • Understand that a balance between customer experience and commercial realities apply

Skills and capabilities

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in a UX role
  • Senior UI design skills
  • Strong knowledge of user-centred design methodologies and techniques
  • Experience interpreting and making design recommendations based on analytics (e.g. Google Analytics)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Develop UI mock-ups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how design should function
  • Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional teams
  • Thorough understanding of digital technologies and trends
  • Experience working with wireframing/prototyping tools such as Sketch and Invision
  • Experience with mobile-first responsive design
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colours and images
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to work in a high-pace, high-volume and output team

Highly Desirable

  • Omni-channel experience design, Online retail or travel experience
  • Experience working in Agile methodologies
  • Understanding of material design principles
  • People management
  • Accredited qualification in User Experience, Interaction Design, Human Computer Interaction or similar

Essential

  • Degree/relevant qualification
  • Digital (Website) background
  • UX Strategy

Benefits include:

  • Free financial planning advice, and access to a wide range of financial advisory services, home loan brokerage, superannuation, wills and personal income tax solutions
  • Discounted travel and flights, and help to salary sacrifice work-related travel products and services
  • Discounted annual travel insurance policy
  • Free annual health and wellness consultation, with access to programs and services such as our 24 hour on-site state-of-the-art gym with personal trainers, nutritional guidance, massage and beauty therapist, fitness classes and events
  • Rebated Company share purchase opportunities
  • Employee “myBenefits” membership for discounted non travel-related goods and services e.g. theme parks
  • Annual uniform allowance
  • On-site roof top employee cafe/bar with panoramic city and river views
  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses
  • Monthly awards nights, conferences, social events, and the opportunity to attend global awards internationally (Las Vegas in 2019)
  • Generous remuneration structure with incentives that directly reward hard work and results
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