Your role ~ Deliver code consistency across our digital brands achieving the quality and efficiencies that the Design System fosters.
use the tools
get up and running quickly and efficiently
The GEL Design System
View our multi-brand, responsive, HTML framework for designers and developers.
GUI Dev starter pack
View our front end development environment that aligns with the elements in the GUI.
Create a styleguide to reduce errors, time to refactore and the need to rebuild.
Read about our UI icon library. How to use icons, when to use icons and… when not to use icons.
Read about the typography system. Why we’ve done it, how it works and why you should use it.
CCD and Agile
Read about CCD and Agile. Support your project to ensure the customer remains front and centre.
Collaborate for quality
Find out how to plan and establish a collaborative approach to your project.
Lean startup tools
Use them to focus on problems, solutions, key metrics and competitive advantages.
Read about how some of your most important requirements are the things you can’t see.
Download these insights to inform your work about your customer’s behaviours, attitudes and needs.
Download the techniques to engage with our customers and learn as much as you can.
How to design with GEL
Read about how to design with GEL. How do you retain this enthusiasm while designing with a design system?
Sketch UI Kit
Download these design assets to help you create high quality, consistent digital experiences.
GEL is a systematic design approach with a multi-brand responsive framework, it’s the Group’s ‘single source of truth’. It underpins our Customer Centric Design Methodology and helps to comprehensively deliver the Westpac, St.George, BankSA and Bank of Melbourne brands consistently with quality across every digital user interface. Most importantly, its tools are accessible and digestible, helping you and your peers deliver clean, high-quality code and generate customer outcomes faster, and with much less effort.
reduce effort for a better outcome
Our design systems play an important role in achieving quality, consistency and efficiency across all our brands user interfaces.
We’re constantly building and refining these systems to cater for the ever changing digital brand landscape.
These systems also allow us to quickly implement new front end technologies into our projects.
Being able to react efficiently and effectively to change means our digital products and services will always utilise bleeding edge technology. This will enable us to continually design and build high quality products and services for our customers.
It’s important to understand these systems. They’ll help you design and build coherent, consistent user journeys while maintaining strong brand alignment.
the Design System
As well as being a tool to inform developers, the GEL Design System works as a coded visual style guide for our designers. They are the single source of truth for the digital brands as well as a representation of the common elements used in digital interfaces. View the Design System
dev starter pack
The GUI Front-end Dev starter pack is a complete front end development environment that aligns with the Design System. It’s designed to get front-end developers up and running quickly. It’s available on GitHub and uses technologies like node, npm and grunt. View in GitHub
The personal nature of coding style is a challenge in a team atmosphere. That’s why we strongly recommend style guides for software development teams. Getting everyone on the same page is difficult, and the style guide is a great place to start. By having everyone write code that looks the same, you can avoid a lot of problems down the road. More about code collaboration
grunt and npm
Automate your environment to speed up your work. Prevent errors and get help with setting up the tools we recommend to make it easier. More about grunt and npm
In today’s digital world responsive design is simply best practice. We’ve created a responsive grid – along with a library of templates to help you design for multiple screen sizes. The responsive grid is a powerful system. It’s difficult to master but crucial if your design has to be responsive. More about the grid
Our global visual language is shared across all the brands. We have a library of carefully crafted user interface icons for use in your designs, along with a detailed explanation of when and how to use them and more importantly when not to use them. More about iconography
There’s no disputing the power of typography. It has a huge influence on brand perception and recognition. Good typography not only differentiates a brand but also communicates the brand’s style, personality and tone of voice. More about typography