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Digital Designer

More excellence, less vanilla

As a Digital Designer you will join the Communications Division within Secretary's Department which is responsible for the internal and external communications function for the Reserve Bank. This position sits in the internal communications section responsible for the visual design on communications projects from the conceptualisation through to design and implementation of digital design services.

Overall, you will be adept in conceptual thinking and digital design skills with experience across a variety of digital platforms. Essential for this opportunity will be your consultative approach to build trust and influence stakeholder decisions of the benefits of your concepts to bring them on board whilst enhancing their knowledge of current digital design trends.  

Application Process: submit a work sample (PDF under 15MB), CV, and application form.

Your background

  • Essential knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, mainly Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign
  • Experience in designing across all platforms (eg: print, digital, social and multimedia).
  • Experience managing the visual design for digital, branding and communications projects from the conceptualisation through to design.
  • Prepare and execute visual design briefs, advising of current trends.
  • Deliver high-quality digital products that offer an excellent user experience including accessibility.
  • Expertise to achieve high levels of internal client satisfaction across all areas of the Bank on each project.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal skills and ability to analyse, solve and articulate design challenges and solutions.
  • Collaboration with web development team for digital project implementations.
  • Manage and contribute to the production of print publications, photography, infographics, motion graphics, videos, and data visualisations.
  • Manage the Bank’s audio and visual assets, including photography, stock images and completed design work.
  • Familiarity with Agile software development process and tools, Jira preferred.

Your team

The Communications Division within Secretary's Department is responsible for the communications function for the Reserve Bank. This includes providing advice on and execution of external and Bank-wide internal communication programs. The Division manages media relationships, responses to public enquiries and public appearances, and publishes Reserve Bank information and maintains the Bank's websites. You will join a team of 2 designers that work on both internal and external materials including the creation of digital design and assets for use on our websites and social media platforms as well as internal digital screens, intranet and promotional materials.

Be More

The RBA makes an important contribution to the Australian economy through the pursuit of national economic policy objectives and associated activities in financial markets and banking. We also issue Australia's banknotes and operates infrastructure critical to the payments system, all of which contribute to the welfare of the Australian people.

Made up of specialists across a wide range of fields, our people have a critical role to play in achieving these objectives. Our people conduct themselves with a high degree of integrity, while striving for excellence in the work they perform and the outcomes they achieve. We encourage intelligent inquiry, and we treat one another with respect while promoting the public interest through our efforts.

We know it is the growth and success of our people that drives the Bank forward. Come and make a bigger contribution while you build and develop your own skills too, because being more means you can do more, for yourself and for Australia.

The Reserve Bank of Australia is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace and encourage applications from experienced candidates seeking workplace flexibility.

Applications close AUS Eastern Daylight Time