Digital design graduates

Digital design graduates assist with the design of, promoting Xero’s products, services, company and brand.

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The role

As a digital design graduate, you’ll assist with the design of, promoting Xero’s products, services, the company and the brand.

You’ll use user experience design principles and guidelines to craft visual and interactive design solutions, as well as related web and email campaigns and landing pages. You’ll move through all phases of the double diamond design process to plan, wire-frame and design adaptive and responsive design solutions, and work alongside front-end development teams to implement designs.

You’ll work with marketing, design and development teams to test and refine projects, as well as design online solutions that consider SEM and SEO strategies.

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What we’d like to see from you

You’ll have great interpersonal skills and the ability to build effective working relationships with others. You’ll be able to work as part of a team and also use your initiative to take ownership in your work and go the extra mile

We’re looking for applicants with a degree in a relevant field such as product design.

Ideally you’ll:

  • be an excellent communicator and team player
  • be a problem solver who can take a logical, analytical approach while being user-focused
  • be a creative, agile, motivated and passionate person
  • like to question the status quo and take initiative

If this sounds like you, get in touch! We’d love to hear from you.

How to apply

Applications have now closed.

The application process

You’ll progress through the application process in these stages.

Step 1: Submit CV and meet eligibility criteria

The first thing you need to do is meet the eligibility criteria.

Our eligibility criteria for the graduate program are:

  • Full-time working rights
  • Fewer than 12 months professional working experience in relevant industries
  • Availability to start full-time in February 2023

Our eligibility criteria for internships are:

  • Availability for full-time work from November 2022 through to February 2023
  • Be in your penultimate year of study in your chosen field

When you apply, your CV will only be used to verify your eligibility and won’t be used for screening purposes.

Step 2: Complete a values assessment

Once you’ve met the eligibility criteria, you’ll be invited to complete a values assessment. Find out more about Xero’s values.

Step 3: Complete behavioural and skills assessments

Then you’ll be asked to complete a behavioural assessment, which you can practice here, and a technical skills assessment (30–90 minutes).

There will also be a multiple-choice skills test to help us understand your level of technical knowledge.

Step 4: Record a short video interview for our team

Next, you’ll be invited to pre-record a video interview for our team.

If your video interview is successful, you’ll be invited to attend a grad day.

We’ll review all applications before making a decision so you can expect to hear from us in June 2022.

Step 5: Attend the virtual grad day

The grad day is a half-day virtual event where you’ll be assessed across three different activities: an interview, a technical assessment, and a group activity. You’ll also have an opportunity to learn more about Xero and the grad program, and meet some previous grads.