Digital Design Lead

Health Promotion Agency - Te Hiringa Hauora

  • Full Time
  • Wellington

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Ko te kaupapa | About the role 

Our mahi is varied and carried out with passion for the health and wellbeing of ngā tangata o Aotearoa. We are looking for someone who is inspired by our mission of the unrelenting pursuit of wellbeing, has skills and experience in the digital design space, and the passion and motivation to enrich our organisation.

Our organisation has grown and developed substantially over the past year, and to support that, a new Digital Design Lead role has been created to support the Digital team with the design process of our digital assets for our public facing websites and campaigns. The successful applicant can expect to:

  • lead the development of design-based thinking, innovative and experimental approaches to product and service solutions, and business change
  • manage and coordinate external design and development partners
  • lead the information architecture design, interaction design, and usability testing within the development team
  • ownership of maintaining our UX and UI guidelines to ensure that our digital assets meet government and web accessibility standards
  • identify opportunities, risks and advice to ensure effective delivery of our digital roadmap
  • support the Digital Product Manager to allocate resources to build team capability and knowledge
  • develop plans that will make a significant difference for Māori and Pasifika. 

We are an organisation that prides itself on providing flexible working options to our staff where possible. If the location, hours, or other conditions of this advert don’t suit your requirements, please ensure you apply and talk to us about what can work for you. We do our best to work with staff to offer opportunities to make things work for them, and for us.

Nga taonga kei roto I tou kete matauranga | What you bring

As an experienced digital designer, you will have a relevant tertiary qualification and/or extensive and comparable relevant experience. You will have excellent communication, collaboration and proven problem solving skills, experience working at both a detailed and strategic level to champion content and customer experience is crucial and a strong understanding of product design and the development process in an agile environment will allow you to be successful in this role.

Ko wai mātou | Who we are

Te Hiringa Hauora/Health Promotion Agency leads and delivers innovative and high quality national health promotion initiatives. Te Hiringa Hauora is a Crown entity that works with partners including iwi/Māori, health professionals, researchers and academics, community groups, public health advocates, and others who are aligned to our goals.

Te Hiringa Hauora acknowledges the special relationship between iwi Māori and the Crown under Te Tiriti o Waitangi, and is committed to recognise and respect the articles of Te Tiriti. Te Hiringa Hauora encourages and supports staff to learn and enjoy te reo, waiata and increase knowledge of Te Ao Māori.

Me pēwhea te tono | How to apply

Click here to apply for this role and for an application form or please go to the vacancies page on our website

Please send the completed Te Hiringa Hauora application form, CV and covering letter to

Applications close 29 November 2020. For further information, phone Andy Ellis on 04 912 0320. 

Te Hiringa Hauora is a smoke free organisation. All applicants should be currently eligible to work in New Zealand.

Please note, the job description for this role is currently being amended, it will be uploaded to the advert once it is completed.


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