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Senior Digital Designer

Employment Hero

Employment Hero

Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023

About us

Employment Hero is an Australian tech unicorn - valued at over $1.25 billion. Our world-class software is the easiest way for small and medium-sized businesses to manage HR, payroll, employee engagement, and benefits. We’ve grown 100% year-on-year since our inception in 2014, and now service over 200,000 businesses and 1 million+ active users globally. We have exciting growth plans for 2023 and beyond, powered by our mission of making employment easier and more valuable for everyone.

We take a Remote First approach with our team. Employment Hero can hire across the world, so long as candidates have eligible working rights and are in a suitable timezone to their colleagues. If you’ve got the skills for the role and the passion for our mission then we want to hear from you!

Reporting to our Head of Brand Design and other designers, we’re looking for a Senior Designer to help continue the evolution and development of our brand visual language, crafting a strategic approach to all of our marketing content and beyond. The right candidate will have diverse experience across brand and strategy from a digital perspective – helping to craft digital-first campaigns, lead the improvement of our website UI and UX, and shape our vision to change employment for good.

Employment Hero celebrates diverse perspectives and experiences, we invite people of all backgrounds and identities to apply for this position.


  • Collaborate with our Lead Designer and the wider design team to conceptualise and design a diverse range of branded creative assets, bringing our master brand to life in compelling and exciting ways.
  • Collaborate with our Growth Marketing team to work on improving our conversion rates for advertising and website flows
  • Collaborate with a team of writers, designers and external agencies to bring our brand assets to life in a digital environment
  • Work alongside and collaborate with junior creative team members, giving guidance and feedback where necessary
  • Work with our brand and content marketers to develop and maintain our visual identity across all digital touchpoints
  • Work with our Campaign Managers, Growth and Loyalty teams to create compelling content across multiple media formats, including our website, digital advertising, social media, downloadables, videos, animations, events and beyond.
  • Ensure our designs are distinctive, compelling and accessible for a diverse global audience and varied demographics.


  • 6+ years proven design experience in a fast-paced marketing environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency with Adobe CC, Figma and Canva.
  • Experience with wireframing and user journeys.
  • Experience working with any WYSIWYG website builder (Webflow, Wordpress, Wix, Squarespace etc.)
  • Willingness to take ownership and learn.
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • A portfolio showcasing your skills in digital design.

Bonus but not essential

  • Motion graphics experience (After Effects preferred)
  • Experience working with CSS grid and Flexbox layouts
  • A very basic understanding of Javascript and how it’s used in website design
  • Experience with conversion rate optimisation (CRO)
  • Experience working with frontend developers
  • Experience with HTML5 and Google Web Designer


  • Self, health, wealth and happiness programs
  • Remote-first and flexible working arrangements
  • Our Sydney office is dog friendly and remains open for team meetings, collaboration days and those who need a day away from their home office (we are a COVID-safe workspace for those who choose to use it!)
  • A generous budget to spend on setting up your home office (if you need a desk, chair, screen? You name it!)
  • We set you up for success with the latest and greatest hardware, tools and tech
  • Continuing education / post-graduate assistance program
  • Virtual yoga classes
  • Weekly virtual happy-hour and social events to get to know your new colleagues
  • Quarterly & yearly team celebrations
  • Access to the EH Employee Benefits Program and Hero Rewards Shop, of course!
  • Employee Share Option Program: be an owner of Employment Hero

Why join Employment Hero?

* Raised $181M achieving unicorn status February 2022

* LinkedIn Top 25 Startups 2021, ranked #2 in Australia

* The Australian Top 100 Innovators List 2021

* Raised $140M Series E round led by Insight Partners July 2021

* Raised $45M Series D round led by Seek 2021

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2020, ranked #42 in Australia

* LinkedIn Top 10 Startups 2020

* Raised $22M Series C Round led by Seek July 2019

* Raised $8 mill series B round led by Seek and OneVentures

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2019, ranked #20 in Australia

* GetApp Category Leader Q1 2019

* Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2018, ranked #12 in Australia