Associate Interaction Designer BPDTS Ltd

Reference BPDTS 136.18
Number of vacancies 3
Location Newcastle
Salary Up to £33,983 per annum
Work hours 37 per week (flexible working)
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

• You will be eligible for a pension with employer contributions of up to 10%
• We can offer you a performance related annual bonus of up to 10%
• We’ll help you balance your life and work
• We’ll give you a generous leave allowance, with the option to buy and sell extra days

We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package – including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks – which can be tailored to your lifestyle.

Closing date 18 January 2019

Job description

Do you want to be part of something really big? We have a great opportunity awaiting you if:-

• You have experience of interaction, interface design and using a user-centred design approach.

• You are able to work from a digital perspective and be able to sketch and prototype and work iteratively.

• You are able to design for different screen sizes and input methods, for example touch, mouse and keystroke.

We are looking for Associate Interaction Designers to work with us on one of the largest transformation programmes in Europe, providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens’ lives.

We know that better digital services in government will mean better public services, with the power to make a difference to lives of 22 million UK citizens. Join our fast growing digital community and help drive that change.

About you
As an Associate Interaction Designer you will be aware of how to explain design decisions and communicate ideas in a way that other people understand and how to use user research to influence design decisions.

You will able to handle constructive criticism of your work, constructively review other people’s work, work with Product Owners designing within given constraints and work at pace in an agile environment.

You will ideally have a design-related degree.

Where will you work?
BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital’s community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.

We have an easy-to-reach digital hub in Newcastle. The hub is designed for and by members of our digital community. We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things.

Building our future
We believe the work we do really matters, so we’re serious about investing in you.

You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you’ll acquire on the job. You’ll get the chance to share knowledge and with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.

For further information complete the enquiry form below or contact danny.winch@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

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