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Head of Design Systems

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Permanent - Full time, Mid-senior
Our Macquarie Group team has an exciting Head of Design Systems opportunity. In this role, you will work with all of our business groups and the engineering team in envisioning, designing, and implementing ways to improve and enhanceworkflow and processes to build the best digital products.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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As the Head of Design Systems, you’ll be a key leader for advocating design systems into our organisation to drive adoption and measured growth, and establish the strategy, design system best practices, accessibility standards, build of UI components and interaction patterns as well as owning the documentation and overall design language. 

You will work on the design and development of products and services, ensuring a consistent and cohesive user experience across all platforms and touch points. In addition, focusing on workflow orchestration, automation flow, and executive dashboard needs of the business. 

What you offer

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  • A strong track record in UX/UI design, evidenced by a comprehensive portfolio that showcases a range of projects and solutions
  • Experience in leading design product teams and working collaboratively with various stakeholders to achieve project objectives
  • Ability to Co-Create the strategy and vision to move our Design system to the next level by partnering with Experience Design, Product Management, and Engineering leadership to plan and coordinate work across the Design Systems team
  • Exceptional ability to articulate design decisions and advocate for user-centred design principles to diverse audiences
  • Experience with a multi-brand Design System with the ability to think strategically and proactively identify opportunities for innovation and improvement. 
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Corporate Operations Group

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In our Corporate Operations Group, you will work at the heart of Macquarie. Join a collaborative team who accelerate digitalisation, sustainability and social impact for the benefit of our people, customers, shareholders and communities. Our teams include technology, digital transformation and data, operations, human resources, business services, corporate strategy and solutions and the Macquarie Group Foundation.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.