User Experience Architect

  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
  • Job level
    Fresh/entry level
  • Contract type

Job Description

DSTA is a top-notch technology organisation that drives innovation and delivers state-of-the-art capabilities to make the SAF a formidable fighting force. Our engineers and IT professionals harness multidisciplinary expertise to equip our soldiers with advanced systems to defend Singapore.

We also contribute our technological expertise to support national-level developments. To achieve our mission, DSTA performs a variety of roles ranging from acquisition and procurement to cybersecurity and software development.


We are looking for an individual to join the Design Innovation Team and design the next-generation digital technologies that will transform defence and security operations, and ensure services for servicemen more convenient and seamless. You can look forward to joining a multi-disciplinary team of designers, researchers and technologists who are passionate about creating intuitive, innovative and desirable systems. You will adopt a human-centric approach to learn and understand user needs and behaviours that will influence the design of the systems. You will also collaborate closely with product owners, engineers and other stakeholders to solve complex challenges and build new capabilities.

The role will require you to:

  • Plan and lead UX activities such as user research, stakeholder analysis etc. 
  • Conduct user research using interviews, focus groups, field observations, questionnaires and co-creation workshops
  • Design the information architecture, interface and interaction flow of user experiences
  • Create wireframes, detailed visual mock ups and interactive/working prototypes to communicate system features and interaction behaviours


  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors and Ergonomics, Cognitive Systems Engineering and related engineering fields
  • Knowledge in design tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Axure, Balsamiq, Photoshop, Illustrator etc. 
  • Knowledge of the latest technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, AngularJS, Jquery etc.
  • Familiar with user experience work demonstrating user-centric processes and excellent visual design sense
  • Ability to work with designers, engineers, and various stakeholders to coordinate, plan, execute and track product releases
  • Ability to work in an agile development environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive with a positive work attitude 
  • Good analytical and creative problem-solving skills 
  • Able to work both independently and in teams

Candidates with relevant working experience may be considered for a Senior UX Architect position.


Closing on 21 Jun 2021