UX Designer

Fitzroy, Australia


We are on the lookout for a talented mid-level UX Designer to join the team at Flippa to deliver end-to-end UX/UI design for a range of initiatives that have a positive impact on Flippa’s marketplace. We are seeking someone passionate about boosting Flippa’s growth objectives through user-centric, feedback-driven design and working with us to improve the customer experience for our two key customers; buyers and sellers.  

This position will report into Flippa’s Head of Product and work alongside a small and growing team working to expand our presence.  This position will be based in Melbourne.

Own Your Future at Flippa

Founded in 2009, Flippa’s mission is to give every business owner a pathway to exit. Flippa’s platform powers the digital real estate industry, we invented the space and we are the market leaders. Our unique peer-to-peer marketplace brings together entrepreneurs, owners, investors and operators to trade sites, stores, apps and online businesses. We represent the new real estate - it’s digital real estate - and this is your opportunity to be a part of a major shift in society, one where digital business ownership is the new currency and a new asset class. 

At Flippa, your ideas count and your perspective matters. We favour the brave and want you to do your best work. You will love it here if you are open and curious, love a fast pace, always think about the end customer and know the digital economy. We want to help our customers be successful and this means working on the things that matter most to them. We support each other (one of our values is to Be Human) to achieve great things and celebrate the wins. Do you want to Own Your Future?

As the UX Designer at Flippa, you will get to -

Work collaboratively with Flippa’s Head of Product, the Head of Engineering, and a team of developers to create fun, engaging, and practical experiences designed with the user in mind.

  • Wireframing & paper prototyping
  • User interviews
  • Flippa platform Interface
  • Flexible, dynamic, responsive mobile interactions
  • Dashboards, communications centers, and customer workflows
  • User testing & feedback sessions

What you bring to the table -

Role Specific Experience:

  • 4+ years of proven experience in digital design including an understanding of interface and interaction design principles as they relate to web sites, desktop and mobile, supported by a portfolio demonstrating these skills 
  • Ability to communicate clearly about design, collaborating effectively with stakeholders
  • Design expertise with the willingness to follow direction, and exchange constructive critique with peers.
  • Technical skills including a firm understanding of common graphic design and web tools (we use Figma).
  • Proven experience wire-framing, low-fidelity and high-fidelity designs.
  • Proven experience using WordPress
  • Experience, or an interest in, working with design systems, including contributing patterns and components
  • Understanding of HTML and CSS will be considered highly beneficial
  • It would also be nice to have some experience with Illustration

Skills & Competencies to be successful:

  • A creative mind to solve complex problems
  • Self-starter
  • A strong work ethic
  • Adaptable attitude who enjoys working in a fast paced, constantly evolving environment
  • Work effectively and collaboratively in a cross-functional team
  • Attention to detail
  • Have an interest in a start-up environment and interest in digital, online products and services.
  • The awareness for design and industry trends
  • A positive attitude and desire to “go the extra mile” to achieve great things for Flippa.
  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity (We're a successful startup that will continue to grow and innovate aggressively.)

These are the people we love at Flippa - do you fit?

  • You possess a Think, Say, Plan, Do mindset and demonstrate this in everything you do
  • You are solutions orientated
  • You love working in a fast paced ambitious environment.
  • You are results driven, motivated team player
  • You have a positive attitude and desire to “go the extra mile” to achieve great things for Flippa.
  • Flexibility and comfort with ambiguity (we're a successful startup that will continue to grow and innovate aggressively.)
  • A strong work ethic
  • Have an interest in a start-up environment and interest in digital, online products and services.
  • You are happy to work both autonomously, but also with a strong team ethic and ability to collaborate across teams. We may reward individual effort, but we most certainly play as a team in everything we do
  • You love helping small business owners achieve 
  • You want to have some fun

Pay & Benefits
Flippa is an awesome place for great professionals – you'll be working with smart colleagues, tackling challenging problems, and enjoying a competitive salary, equity package, and other perks.  When at the office you enjoy snacks, team lunches, as well as our wellness program, birthday leave, paid parental leave, study support, recognition awards the coveted Flippa day and more.

Apply now!

If this opportunity sounds like you, please apply by attaching a copy of your portfolio and telling us a bit about yourself. 

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