Start Date: ASAP
Term: 4 Months+
Contracting Authority: NHS Digital
Location: Fully Remote
UX/UI Designer | Inside IR35
NHS Digital is the national information and technology provider for the health and care system. Our team of 2,700 information analysis, technology and project management experts create, deliver and manage the crucial digital systems, services, products and standards upon which health and care professionals depend, working in partnership with both national and local organisations. Our vision is to harness the power of information and technology to provide better health and care.
In this role, you will be joining a collaborative environment and working alongside User Researchers, Business Analysts, Product Managers, Content Designers, and others, to complete the redesign of the NHS Data Access Request Service (DARS). The Data Access Request Service (DARS) can offer clinicians, researchers and commissioners the data required to help improve NHS services.
Your Relevant Skills and Experience
- Substantial experience of working as an Interaction Designer or User Experience Designer supporting cross-disciplinary product teams.
- Knowledge and experience working according to the NHS and GDS services standards.
- Practical experience of Interaction Design. Topics may include knowledge of human-computer development processes. Human-computer design principles, SDLC processes, user interface (UI) technologies.
- Practical experience of Service Design - knowledge of components such as service mapping, business processes, user profiling etc.
- Knowledge of graphic design. Topics may include understanding of typography for the web, narrative, progressive disclosure, hierarchy, colour and legibility.
- Knowledge of related user experience methods, principles and techniques, such as content design and user research
- Evidence and practical experience of using design tools such as Mural, Sketch, Figma, Invision, etc.
- Ability to create prototypes or mock-ups for use in research, and document your thinking and findings for colleagues and stakeholders
- Experience in designing user flows, journeys and interfaces that fulfil user needs for both public facing and internal services and applications.
- Able to demonstrate your process in designing and building new digital services as well as improving existing ones
- Extensive proven experience with prototyping and iterative design to collaboratively explore solutions and facilitate requirements. Tests with others and sees prototyping as a team activity.
- Knowledge of accessibility and inclusive design, and demonstrated use of incorporating standards and design patterns into their work or team's work, ideally including the NHS and GDS services standards
- Ability to ensure that the process for making design decisions is based on evidenced user research and understanding of user journeys.
- Evidence of working in an agile development environment alongside product owners and with researchers, content designers and developers.
- Can demonstrate use of appropriate tools and methodologies to develop solutions that meet the product team's objectives.
- Able to elicit input from non-designers and subject matter experts including digital delivery and technical roles
- Able to communicate constraints to design and non-design staff and develop solutions that work within constraints and technical feasibility.
- Capable of designing systems for use across multiple services, and able to identify the simplest approach out of a variety of alternatives
- Experience in making complex things simple for users by distilling complex data and information into simple and understandable interfaces
- Proven ability to build effective relationships and communicate confidently within the scope of the role's responsibilities by using appropriate tools and language (this may be of a technical nature) to a varied audience of internal and external stakeholders
- Can prioritise findings and work with the product team to identify actions and recommendations
- They will need to be highly organised and motivated, with a focus on user need.
- Willingness and ability to work collaboratively
- Knowledge and experience working according to the GDS services standards.
If this UX/UI Designer role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply and get in touch with one of our PSR team now.
"In applying for this role you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment, and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different."
Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.
Contact Name: Public Sector Resourcing