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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

UX/UI Designer

SBS is one of the most unique and innovative media organisations in the world today. It's a content platform that exists for all Australians to inspire, support and celebrate the diversity of our multicultural society.

Come and be part of the SBS On Demand team as we strive to deliver SBS’s distinctive and surprising content to more Australians through an awesome digital product. We passionately believe in our remit to showcase different perspectives with a shared humanity in a bid to make our society more cohesive.

About the role

The SBS On Demand team currently have two full time UX/UI Designer roles available. One position is a key member of our Mobile Product Team, this is a parental leave position on a 12 month contract. The second position is a newly created role in our Web & TV product team on a 9 month contract.

For both positions we are looking for someone who will tackle problems head-on and transform them into designs that not only look great but are intuitive and easy to use. Even though you are part of a team, you will be accountable for your own work and drive your own time and delivery with direction and support from your line manager. You will be a key member of our Mobile Product team or our Web & TV Product team to explore, test, design and deliver exciting, and valuable features for our audiences. In addition you will: 

  • Work closely with other designers, business analysts, product owners and developers to solve problems and create design solutions that delight across our multiple mobile platforms
  • Use best of breed research methods and tools to explore new concepts that address key audience problems including ethnographic research, journey maps, wireframes, functional prototypes and proactively test these with users
  • Leverage your visual design and UI skills to embody SBS’s bold, different and diverse brand values in the design of new streaming experiences
  • Build strong working relationships at all levels with internal teams and stakeholders and build problem-solving partnerships

About you

Our ideal person will be a designer who’s looking to deliver audience value at scale, possesses a real hunger to make things better than the status quo, a real curiosity to best understand our unique audience and a strong desire to learn and grow.

You'll be ready for your next big challenge and come equipped with:

  • 2-3 years of experience working in UX/UI or Product Design - preferably designing for Mobile, Web or TV applications
  • Experience in Agile methodologies, working practices and mindsets
  • Experience working on similar video streaming serves as a distinct advantage
  • Ability to generate customer-focused ideas to take the design and experience of On Demand to the next level
  • Demonstrated UX or visual design skills as well as prototyping skills
  • Knowledge and excitement about trends and developments in digital design
  • Hunger and passion to stretch thinking and consider new possibilities
  • Excellent oral, written, visual and facilitation communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills, and the ability to lead strong interpersonal relationships with genuine intent
  • Innovative ideas and the ability to user your own initiative to achieve a required outcome

This is a unique opportunity to combine your interest in media and entertainment with your drive to innovate and achieve results. In return you can expect a supportive environment within a dynamic media organisation and benefits such as free onsite parking (subject to availability), free gym access and many other perks.

SBS embraces difference and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds.  SBS wants your vibrancy, language, culture, experiences, and abilities to strengthen their team and light up their screens. SBS strongly encourages people of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds to apply.

SBS also recognises that everyone is unique and you may require some adjustments to ensure you have the best opportunity to apply and put your skills forward for consideration. If we can make some adjustments to the SBS recruitment/interview process to better enable you to shine, please contact

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