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Senior Digital Experience Designer

Job no: 591946
Work type: Full time - Continuing/Permanent
Categories: Education, Education and Training

  • Full-time, Continuing Position
  • HEW 8 + 17 % Super
  • Based at RMIT City Campus


About us

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 91,000 students and 11,000 staff globally. RMIT offers postgraduate, undergraduate, vocational education and online programs to provide students with a variety of work-relevant pathways.

Our purpose is to offer life-changing experiences for our students, and to help shape the world with research, innovation, teaching and industry engagement. With strong industry connections forged over 130 years, collaboration with industry remains integral to RMIT’s leadership in education, applied and innovative research, and to the development of highly skilled, globally focused graduates.



Our Values inspire us, wherever we are in the world, and guide how we live and work together.

Imagination. Agility. Courage. Passion. Impact. Inclusion.

What unites us is our purpose and our values; they are at the heart of who we are, what we stand for, how we make decisions and connect with each other.

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. RMIT exists to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. You will be a part of a productive and collaborative team, who values working relationships and outcomes through open and inclusive planning, continuous information sharing and transparent work practices.


About the role

The Senior Digital Experience Designer leads interdisciplinary practices that employ human-centred design approaches to distil opportunities and bridge gaps between business needs, user experience needs and learning technology. This position will apply contemporary approaches to user experience analysis and design, user experience research, technical solutioning and deployment to create accessible, consistent, active and engaging digital learning and teaching experiences in our learning ecosystem.

The Senior Digital Experience Designer will develop innovative digital solutions that are fit-for-purpose in an applied, contemporary educational setting.  The role will lead new practices and will provide innovative solutions commensurate with digital experience design in learning contexts, environments, products and services. 

Key accountabilities as a Senior Digital Experience Designer:

  • Design, develop and deliver digital experience design solutions as a part of an interdisciplinary team to enable and drive innovation and transformation in student experience outcomes.  
  • Analyse opportunities, business and user needs and deliver complex technical UX solutions sustainably and at scale
  • Research technology and digital design trends, and lead the practice of digital experience design at RMIT Studios
  • Engage in partnership with the Digital Learning Experience (DLX) squad to analyse needs and deliver technical UX solutions, integrations and enhancements that drive continuous improvement and innovation

About you

  • Proven experience coordinating people, initiatives and resources in digital experience design as a service
  • Demonstrated experience in human centred design and user experience design as a as a creative, product development service
  • Expert knowledge and skills in design and development applications, front-end development (e.g., HTML, CSS and Javascript) and technical UX customisations
  • Demonstrated outstanding communication in written, visual and digital formats that connect, motivates and inspires change
  • Strength in facilitating the exploration of business needs and requirements, ideation, prototyping and solutioning n for complex UX and learning technology initiatives


  •  A postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline and/or significant relevant experience.

Note: Appointment to this position is subject to passing a Working with Children check.


Bring your whole self to work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

We are proud that our dedication to diversity has been recognised by a broad spectrum of external organisations. Visit our Linkedin Life pages to learn more and see some of our most recent wins.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your interest for this role. For any enquiries regarding this role please contact Sheri Carnegie, Talent Acquisition Advisor (

Applications close on the 10th of December at 11:59 pm.

Download File Position Description_Senior Digital Experience Designer.pdf


We are also happy to make adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements. Please contact us via your preferred type of communication: email or call Kassie on +61399252442 with your request(s).


RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Please note that whilst we still accept applications from any persons interested in our roles, due to the impacts of COVID-19, we are currently prioritising applications from those with current working rights in Australia and who are not affected by travel restrictions. Please see the latest updates to Australia’s immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak:

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