Mobile Apps Interaction Designer at Department for Work & Pensions, North West England, 6 Months, to £750 per day

£550 - £750 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • North West, UK
  • May 05, 2022
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Specialist role Designer
Off-payroll (IR35) determination Supply of resource: the off-payroll rules will apply to any workers engaged through a qualifying intermediary, such as their own limited company
Summary of the work You will be key part of multi-disciplined DWP Mobile team working to develop Mobile Apps for the Department turning. Have good working knowledge of interaction design in practice, creating and iterating prototypes to test and communicate ideas, helping the wider team understand user needs.
Latest start date Wednesday 1 June 2022
Expected contract length 6 months
Location North West England
Organisation the work is for Department for Work & Pensions
Maximum day rate £750.00
About the work
Early market engagement N/A
Who the specialist will work with You will be working as part of an internal multidisciplinary Mobility product team and will have access to team members, leadership and our users.
What the specialist will work on You will be working as part of an internal multidisciplinary Mobility product team helping to develop mobile apps improving user experience. You will be accountable for understanding user needs and leading the design of services, products (mobile apps) and tools to meet them. Your focus will be on understanding user journeys and fulfilling user needs.
Work setup
Address where the work will take place Manchester HUB 2 St Peter's Square | Manchester - M2 3AA
Working arrangements Working arrangements will be a blend of remote working and working from the Manchester HUB site, you will spend roughly 40% of your time onsite and 60% at home.
Security clearance BPSS minimum security clearance
Additional information
Additional terms and conditions TBC
Skills and experience
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience of designing mobile applications for iPhone and iPads
  • Strong knowledge of designing for and differences in mobile use cases vs desktop experience
  • Experience of doing research for internal applications for large private organisations or Government departments
  • Experience of prototyping and testing interactions for mobile devices
  • Experience of user centered analysis and design
  • Experience of working in agile software development teams, communicating analysis and insight to ensure product meets user needs
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of designing mobile apps for Android
  • Experience of designing apps with Digital Workplace solutions context
  • Strong communication skills
  • Able to present recommendations and findings to senior leadership
How suppliers will be evaluated
How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work collaboratively with team members, other stakeholders, users and suppliers
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Take responsibility for their work
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Be comfortable standing up for their discipline
  • Can work with clients with low technical expertise
Additional assessment methods
  • Interview
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit



Questions asked by suppliers
1. Is there an incumbent? This is a new requirement and role.