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Interaction Designer / UX Designer

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Recruiter: DWP
Listed on: 10th November
Location: Newcastle, Sheffield
Salary/Rate: £35,310 - £40,666
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
DWP Digital offers fulfilling careers for people who want to use their skills to make a genuine difference to society. We're part of the UK's biggest government department, supporting millions of people every day.

We're looking for Interaction Designers to work alongside other designers, researchers and developers to deliver products and services that are simple enough for everyone to use.

You'll create digital services that work across multiple channels, devices, browsers and platforms, and will be able to see the bigger picture as well as the fine detail. Making sure everything we design is accessible and inclusive.

You'll understand how to design in an agile environment, and be comfortable delivering prototypes to test ideas.
Job Description
As an Interaction Designer you'll:

   •   use research and analytics to understand users needs, identify improvements to products and services and test different designs.

   •   design collaboratively and in the open, engaging your whole team with the design process.

   •   set design direction and share good practice within your teams.

   •   champion accessibility and inclusion.

   •   be part of an established design community where you will have the opportunity to learn and share with others in the field.

The responsibilities are outlined in the job description above.
   •   Learning and development tailored to your role.
   •   An environment with flexible working options.
   •   A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity.
   •   An employer pension contribution of up to 27%.
   •   A generous annual leave allowance.

The Department is committed to promoting flexible ways of working, whilst enabling the business to operate at maximum efficiency and will expect colleagues to work from a blend of locations, including some time working at home, as required. The corporate hub location will be the designated place of work and any remote or home working arrangement does not constitute a change to your designated place of work or contractual Terms and Conditions. Please be aware that this role can only be worked in the UK and not overseas.

This job role may be suitable for hybrid working, which is where an employee works part of the week in their DWP office and part of the week from home. This is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement and your office will be your contractual place of work. The number of days that anyone will be able to work at home will be determined primarily by business need but personal circumstances and other relevant circumstances will also be taken into account. If you are successful, any opportunities for hybrid working, including whether a hybrid working arrangement is suitable for you, will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post.

Salary Information

Salary for this role is from £35,310 (Band min) to £40,666 (Band max).

Our offer to successful candidates will be based on an assessment of your skills and experience as demonstrated at interview.

Existing Civil Servants who secure a new role on lateral transfer should maintain their current salary.

Existing Civil Servants who gain promotion may move to the bottom of the next grade pay scale or 10% increase in salary whichever would be the greater.
Things you need to know
Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.

Contact Name: DWP
Reference: TJ/7185/162294
Job ID: 3003422

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