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Service Designer | Ref: PIP0005107

Job Description

As a service designer you'll work in a multi-disciplinary agile team, alongside researchers and developers, to deliver user-centred public services that are simple and intuitive for every user. You'll make complicated things feel simple, and design accessible interactions that everyone can use, on any device.

Candidate Description

You'll be able to see the bigger picture as well as the fine detail and be able to prototype in code (HTML & CSS) as well as on paper or in software such as Sketch. Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you've never met and solve problems you didn't even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we're here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of public sector roles. As a Service Designer, your main responsibilities would be: + To work in an agile multi-disciplinary team to design services that meet user needs + To deliver design work that's in line with web standards and the GDS service standards + To communicate design decisions to digital and business colleagues + To be an advocate for accessibility in all aspects of the design of a service + To create and iterate coded prototypes to test and communicate ideas + To work with user researchers and front-end developers to turn concepts into user-centred services + To contribute to cross government interaction design patterns and standards + To contribute to the wider community of designers in government You'll have relevant experience in: + Explaining design decisions and be able to represent a service at a service assessment + Engaging the whole multi-disciplinary team with the design process You will have these Qualifications/Skills: + Have a design related degree, or relevant industry experience + Be able to prototype on paper and in HTML & CSS + Be able to work quickly in an agile environment + Be able to clearly communicate ideas + Know how to interpret user research If this Service Designer role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply and speak to 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."