Senior Content Designer/Content Design Lead at Dept of Health and Social Care, Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Feb 17, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Are you a Senior Content Designer or Content Design Lead looking for a new contract opportunity? Do you have previous agile experience? If so PSR would like to speak to you!

Senior Content Designers

Senior Content designers are responsible for creating, updating and reviewing content around the end-to-end user journey. At this level, you will:

- be comfortable using evidence, data and research

- build relationships across government to focus on the needs of the user and to influence stakeholders

- contribute to and use the style guides and design patterns

Skills needed for this role

Agile working. You can identify and compare the best processes or delivery methods to use, including measuring and evaluating outcomes. You know how to help the team to decide the best approach. You can help teams to manage and visualise outcomes, prioritise work and work to agreed minimum viable product (MVP), print and scope.

Prototyping. You know when to use a specific prototyping technique or method (for example, sketch, code, Loc2). You can show the value of prototyping to the team.

Stakeholder relationship management. You can identify important stakeholders, tailoring communication to their needs, and work with teams to build relationships while also meeting user needs. You can take opposing views to reach consensus. You know how to work with stakeholders and contribute to improving these relationships, using evidence to explain decisions made.

Strategic thinking. You can define strategies and policies, providing guidance to others on working in the strategic context. You know how to evaluate current strategies to ensure business requirements are being met and exceeded where possible.

User focus. You can identify needs and engage with users or stakeholders to collate user needs evidence. You understand and can define research that fits user needs. You can use quantitative and qualitative data about users to turn user focus into outcomes.

User-centred content design. You can work autonomously. You know how to create effective content for digital channels.


You’ll have:

  • A strong content design background
  • Strong agile background
  • Experience with prototyping and user centered design
  • Strong stakeholder management

It would be great to also have:

  • Previous public sector experience