Service Designer

Recruiter
Capita Managed Services
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Role Profile

Our client looking for a Service Designer to join a government department to design and deliver joined up end-to-end services. This might include technical, facilities, process or people changes as you work out how to improve the quality, performance or capacity of the service you are considering. Service design is an area of growth in this department the role will involve helping to grow the Service Design capability and use your experience to shape the team, teach design skills and a embed a culture of design thinking.

As a Service Designer, you'll work alongside a variety of professionals, including user researchers, lean practitioners, strategists, policy advisors UX designers, architects and developers to delivery business-focused, user-centred service.

CONDITIONS: DV Clearance is required for this position

*** Please be aware that DV Clearance is required for this position prior to contract commencement. We highly recommend that you research this level of clearance before applying to avoid any disappointment ***

Responsibilities

  • Using Service Design tools and techniques, analyse and map out existing services and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Understand user needs through participating in and interpreting user research
  • Lead Medium/Large pieces of service design work
  • Look for commonalities in activity across difference services where improvements could be made
  • Understand the existing supporting system of a service and design targeted improvements to that system to accommodate the new service - both digital and process based
  • Create and rapidly iterate service prototypes
  • Identify and design new service patterns and standards

Skill Set

  • UX/Product Design background

Essential:

  • Academic or industry experience in a design related role
  • Experience of leading Service Design led projects in a large organisations
  • Sketch and prototype designs on paper and in digital formats
  • Share early designs and iterate your work based on user feedback
  • Explain ideas for designs in a way that other people understand
  • lain design decisions and give constructive feedback
  • Lead a workshop
  • Collaborate with the whole multidisciplinary team during the design process

Desirable:

  • Know how to interpret user research
  • Experience in graphic design and the use of design software (e.g. Photoshop)
  • Work in an agile environment
  • Experience working in a public sector environment
  • Appreciation of designing user interfaces

Interested???

Then please apply immediately with your most recent copy of your CV, ensuring dates of past work history is correct and up-to-date. Capita TRACS welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation. Capita TRACS is a trading name of Capita Resourcing Ltd. Services offered are those of an Employment Agency and Employment Business. Applicants will be required to register with us.

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