|Listed on:||8th September|
|Location:||Blackfriars, London - we offer flexibility to work remotely|
|Salary Notes:||+ excellent benefits|
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We are recruiting for a Design Lead!
We are Nesta, the UK's innovation agency for social good. We design, test and scale solutions to society's biggest problems. Our three missions are to give every child a fair start, help people live healthy lives, and create a sustainable future where the economy works for both people and the planet.
For over 20 years, we have worked to support, encourage and inspire innovation. We work in three roles: as an innovation partner working with frontline organisations to design and test new solutions, as a venture builder supporting new and early stage businesses, and as a system shaper creating the conditions for innovation.
Harnessing the rigour of science and the creativity of design, we work relentlessly to change millions of lives for the better.
A Design Lead is an experienced designer who works with minimal support and can influence and mentor others. You will work on a range of different projects within one of Nesta's missions and beyond, meaning your tasks will vary day to day. We are looking for Design Leads for our Fairer Start innovation mission.
This role is for someone who has led the design of multiple interventions that have met the needs of end users and stakeholders. The successful candidate will guide and engage non-designers through a design process. Ensure mission teams and partners balance the needs of users with business and social objectives. And take the lead on regular research, prototyping and testing with end users.
As Design Lead, your work will involve using your design expertise to create solutions to some of society's biggest problems.
You will be expected to:
What we offer
Salary: circa £49k plus an array of benefits, including health cash plans, dental insurance, the ability to buy and sell annual leave, eyecare vouchers and more.
Location: This role is based in Blackfriars, Central London, but we offer flexibility for our people to work remotely.
Hours: This is a full-time role but we offer a range of flexible working arrangements and encourage our people to take advantage of them. Many do.
Making an application
To apply for this role, please submit your application before 8am on the 21st of September 2021. Interviews will take place w/c 27th of September 2021.
At Nesta, we believe that a diverse workforce leads to an organisation that is more innovative, more creative and gets better results.
We want our workforce to represent the diversity of the people and communities we serve. We also want our workplace to be one where different experiences, expertise and perspectives are valued, and where everyone is encouraged to grow and develop.
This means that when we are recruiting, we actively seek to reach a diverse pool of candidates. It also means that we are happy to consider any reasonable adjustments that potential employees may need to in order to be successful.
We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life, so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working, including working from home, compressed or part-time hours, job shares and other arrangements.
Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you would like to explore.