Digital Content Designer

121 Recruitment
From £276.50 to £350 per day PAYE, Ltd or Umbrella Company Pay Rate
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will have the relevant skills and experience specified below for this 6 month temporary contract based in Birmingham.
Please Note: This assignment sits outside of IR35.
Take complex language and processes and make them simple to understand, work with people who don’t understand good web usability. Be able to explain your decisions/edits clearly. Content writing and design skills, work in an agile multidisciplinary team of Developers, Designers, and Analysts. Work on needs analysis - taking existing content, messaging needs, and identifying content gaps and overlaps.
Content Designer Reports to: senior content designer or content design lead / product owner The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) is looking for a Content Designer to develop simple, clear digital services that help people get the best from the criminal justice system. You will be responsible for identifying and matching user needs to appropriate content formats, for both information and transaction-based services. You will design, create and iterate content working within agile teams. You will own the content and its quality throughout a user’s journey, and be comfortable using evidence, data and research to back up your decisions. You will be joining a growing MOJ content team, and be expected to share knowledge and actively participate in cross-government content groups.
Key Responsibilities ? creating content to help digital services meet user needs and business objectives, and create a clear, joined-up customer journey ? monitoring and improving content based on user feedback, research and data ? working effectively with subject matter experts, stakeholders and partners to deliver clear, relevant content ? ensuring all content assets are user-focused, accurate, optimised appropriately (e.g. for search), and meet relevant design, style and brand guidelines ? working with colleagues to understand user behaviours and data patterns to improve how services perform ? ensuring appropriate policy and legal fact checking of content and timely production and publishing ? ability to support the content team with peer reviews, content audits and benchmarking ? promoting user-focused content design across the MOJ, its agencies and cross-government groups
Knowledge, Skills & Experience ? proven track record developing content to meet user needs for digital services ? experience working collaboratively in fast-paced agile teams ? strong original writing for different topics, audience groups, purposes, styles and formats ? adept at providing simple, clear content to communicate complex issues ? confident communicator: able to persuade; negotiate; influence; network; and work with stakeholders ? ability to get to the heart of an issue quickly and clearly, demonstrating expert knowledge in an applied setting ? knowledge of agile ways of working and user-centred content design ? experience scoping, commissioning and editing content ? excellent presentation skills with experience presenting content propositions and deliverables to business leads and stakeholders ? up to date with the latest content trends, ensuring that our solutions respond accordingly ? experience designing and developing workable content prototypes
The successful candidate will have a valid Disclosure of Scotland or be willing to apply for one on cv submission.
Please Note: The lower pay rate advertised in this job description is the highest daily PAYE pay rate that the client is willing to pay up to. The higher pay rate advertised in this job description is the highest daily Ltd or Umbrella Company pay rate that the client is willing to pay up to.
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