Senior Interaction Designer Birmingham
Published: 20th July 2021
Job Type
£550 - 600 per day


Role: Senior Interaction Designer

Location: Remote

IR35: Inside

Rate: £600/day (umbrella)

Duration: 6 Months

The Role

  • Understand user needs and leads the design of services, products and tools to meet them
  • Demonstrate good working knowledge of interaction design in practice
  • Create and iterate prototypes to test and communicate ideas and help the wider team learn about user needs
  • Work with a multidisciplinary team in an agile environment to turn concepts into user-centred designs
  • Manage team workload and design approach across deliverables
  • Understand as-is interaction design and identify improvement opportunities
  • Use typography and affordance to improve user experience
  • Ensure that the design of services is consistent, both internally and with the rest of GOV.UK, across multiple work streams
  • Deliver and promote best practices around user-centred design processes, user research and experience design
  • Identify and understand constraints and able to work within them
  • Work across both digital and non-digital platforms to create the best possible user experience
  • Understand the bigger picture (high-level flows and processes) as well as the fine detail of individual parts
  • Contribute to building an open and collaborative culture within the department and the design community
  • Actively provide support and mentor team members
  • Analyse and identify cost saving opportunities whilst implementing best practice interaction design
  • Lead workshops to drive actionable outcomes
  • Support recruitment for the Digital Product design community
  • Manage stakeholder needs across different areas with a focus on supporting discussions at senior departmental level
  • Support the capability and promote interaction design in and beyond the department

Experience Required

  • Sketching, prototyping and iterative design
  • Working in a multidisciplinary team
  • User-centred design approach
  • Can explain design decisions and communicate ideas clearly
  • Can handle constructive criticism and constructively review other's work
  • Experience of working at pace in an agile environment
  • Experience of putting forward the case for design to senior stakeholders and product owners
  • Experience of leading workshops

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on 0121 794 8181

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