Dovetail Studios

We're on the hunt for creative, passionate and talented people


We’re a tight-knit team, who care about our craft. We have hubs in Sydney, Auckland and Wellington, but value productivity over presence. We operate in a flexible fashion, catering to the personal rhythms of our team. We work in small groups on impactful projects, and hire people who are both talented, and have a significant dose of real world experience. If this sounds like a bit of you, we’d love you to get in touch.

Senior Designer

You are an amazing designer. You have a real drive to innovate on every single project, pushing the boundaries of interface design and ensuring each project is unique, fresh and of the highest quality. You're able to express your vision with clarity and enthusiasm. As a passionate follower of design trends, you recognise and champion great ideas. You are a creative problem solver, able to express your vision with clarity and enthusiasm. You will be client facing, presenting work and managing the design process from wireframes to shipping.

Skills and experience required:

  • At least six years design experience with two or more years spent in a senior capacity role at a digital agency.
  • Hands-on experience with design for web applications and large commercial products —especially those that are data-rich with complex scenarios and screen flows.
  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Awesome at using all of the Adobe design tools, Sketch and Invision.
  • Strong understanding of Information Architecture and Interaction Design.
  • Familiar with web accessibility best practices. HTML & CSS knowledge.
  • Previously worked in a high paced environment, and able to turn around jobs quickly at a highly resolved level.
  • Have a genuinely creative and artistic approach. Cookie cutter designers need not apply.
  • Have a strong focus on UI/UX design and a solid background in graphic design.
  • Great management skills, you'll be handling the feedback process with the client through to internal teams and delegating work to more junior team members.
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