We are looking for a content designer, to work for the BUSINESS INNOVATION & SKILLS team.
In terms of relevant experience, you will: • Be an experienced content designer with at least 3 years’ experience in working on digital products. • Have experience of writing for GOV.UK having contributed to Government digital services that, ideally, are currently in public beta. • Understand the current style guides and content good practice associated with GOV.UK and the Government digital service standard. • Have experience on working with user experience (UX) teams to understand the content needs of users and testing content with them, iterating it as required. • Be prepared to challenge current thinking around how our GOV.UK content currently looks and provide an honest assessment that helps us achieve our goals • Have experience working with, and challenging, policy teams on how to best represent policy requirements on GOV.UK • Have experience of coaching others in content design and, in particular, writing for GOV.UK
To make the system simpler, clearer and easier for the citizen to engage with, to build trust and to put users at the heart of this transformation. Responsible for identifying and matching user needs to appropriate digital content formats, and creating, monitoring and improving content and style to support design and delivery of simple, clear digital services (information and transactions).
Key tasks and deliverables
We require an experienced specialist digital content designer for a short term (approx. 3 months) appointment to help review, enhance and develop content on the interim BEIS Product Recall site. This work is of immediate priority and supports commitments in the Government response to the Working Group of Product Recalls and Safety and launch of the Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS). This role will also lead on reviewing other priority areas of RD/OPSS GOV.UK content to ensure that it is developed with a user centred focus and aligned to GOV.UK style guides and tone. We want clear, consistent content that help our users know who we are, what we do and how we can help them.
Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and where a worker elects to provide their services through an intermediary (such as a personal services company) then income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.