Senior DigitaI Interaction Designer – Inside IR35
Heat Recruitment
6d ago

We have partnered with a central Government department who are looking to expand their teams with a Senior Interaction Designer on an initial 6 month contract to start ASAP.

You will be responsible for understanding user needs and design services that meet them, design user-centred interfaces and transaction flows and define elements layout, design patterns, controls and actions.

Key skills and Responsibilities

As an interaction designer you will :

  • understand user needs and design services that meet them
  • design user-centred interfaces and transaction flows
  • define elements layout, design patterns, controls and actions
  • define visual priorities what needs to be obvious, what needs to be easy, and what needs to be made possible
  • create and rapidly iterate prototypes to help the wider team learn about user needs for different scenarios or tasks
  • work with product owners, other designers, user researchers, business analysts, and front-end developers to turn concepts into user-centred services
  • make sure that the design of services is consistent internally and with the rest of GOV.UK
  • contribute to designing interaction patterns and standards, looking for common features across services
  • take responsibility for creating and keeping up a positive and collaborative working environment
  • contribute to building a digital culture in the department
  • play an active part in the department’s product design community
  • Skills and experience required

    You should :

  • have relevant industry experience
  • understand the web
  • have experience of working from a digital perspective
  • have experience of sketching, prototyping and iterative design
  • have experience of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • have experience of using a user-centred design approach
  • have experience of explaining design decisions and communicating ideas in a way that other people understand
  • be able to lead a workshop
  • be able to help the design process work effectively
  • know how to plan user research
  • have experience of interpreting research and data
  • have experience of handling constructive criticism of your work
  • have experience of constructively reviewing other people’s work
  • have experience of putting forward the case for design to senior stakeholders and product owners
  • have experience of working at pace in an agile environment
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