Interaction Designer

Anglo Technical Recruitment Limited
Up to £377.00 per day (OUTSIDE IR35)
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
THIS ROLE WITH THE HOME OFFICE IS OUTSIDE IR35 As an interaction designer, you'll work out the best way to let users interact with services, in terms of both overall flow and at the level of individual design elements. You will work in a multidisciplinary team, alongside researchers and developers, to deliver world-class, user-centred services for the public and civil servants. Your role will be to design accessible services that are simple enough for everyone to use. Travel 10%. Interaction designs may on occasion need to travel to research sessions with user researchers to support and observe. As an interaction designer, you will: 1. understand user needs and how to design services that meet them 2. design user-centred interfaces and transaction flows 3. create and iterate prototypes to test and communicate ideas 4. work with user researchers and developers to turn concepts into user-centred services 5. collaborate on designs with developers 6. put forward cases for design with product managers 7. ensure that the design of services is consistent, both internally and with the rest of GOV.UK 8. explain design decisions and support a service at a service assessment 9. engage the whole multidisciplinary team with the design process 10. welcome the constructive criticism of their work and constructively review the work of others 11. contribute to cross government interaction design patterns and standards 12. contribute to the wider community of designers in government. ESSENTIAL We're looking for people with strong interpersonal skills who enjoy working in a delivery focused, agile environment. We're looking for people who care about technology and who know how to make projects succeed, as well as stopping them failing! The right person will: 1. be able to sketch and prototype on paper 2. talk about design and ideas in a way that other people understand 3. know how to interpret user research 4. understand how form and function work together 5. know how to design accessible, secure, responsive user interfaces 6. be able to write for user interfaces 7. have a basic understanding of typography 8. know how the internet works 9. be able to work in a fast-paced agile environment. DESIRABLE They may also: 1. be able to prototype in HTML 2. have experience of leading workshops 3. know how to remove complexity from services CV Submission Deadline: Monday 9th October at 6:00pm THIS ROLE WITH THE HOME OFFICE IS OUTSIDE IR35
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