User Experience Designer

  • Job Category
    Information Technology, Public / Civil Service
  • Job 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 us in our programme centres where you will be part of the Design Innovation Team in designing next-generation digital technologies that will transform defence and security operations, and ensure services for servicemen are more convenient and seamless. The role will require you to:

• Adopt a human-centric approach and collaborate closely with product owners, engineers and stakeholders to solve complex challenges and build new capabilities

• Conduct user research using focus groups, field observations, interviews, questionnaires, co-creation workshops, benchmark studies and lab studies

• Participate in the design and development of state-of-the-art software systems

• 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 Factors Engineering, Human Computer Interface, Cognitive System Engineering, Visual Design, Industrial Design, User Experience Design or equivalent
• Knowledge of wireframing and prototyping tools such as Axure, Balsamiq and Invision, plus visual design tools such as Sketch, Photoshop and Illustrator
• Knowledge of the latest technologies such as HTML, CSS, Javascript, AngularJS, Jquery etc.
• Familiar with user experience design work demonstrating user-centric processes and excellent visual design sense
• Ability to work in an agile development environment
• Good communication and interpersonal skills
• Good analytical and creative problem-solving skills

Closing on 20 Jun 2021