Department for International Trade

Interaction Designer UX/UI

Apply by Thursday 20 January


What we’re looking for from you…

You will be an experienced Interaction Designer who can:

  • Create user-centred design patterns.
  • Understand user needs and how to design services that meet them.
  • Create and iterate prototypes to test and communicate ideas.
  • Work with senior designers, user researchers and front-end developers to turn concepts into user-centred design and explain design decisions and how they were impacted by user research.
  • Welcome the constructive criticism of your work and be able to constructively review the work of others.
  • Ensure that design work is consistent, both internally and with the rest of GOV.UK.
  • Contribute to the wider community of designers in the department and government.
  • Support and mentor less experienced colleagues in your profession.

Essential Skills and Experience:

You’ll have demonstrable skills and experience of:

  • Championing user research and making decisions that meet user needs.
  • Using variety methods of prototyping.
  • Interpreting the needs of technical and business stakeholders and managing their expectations.
  • Generating multiple solutions to a problem and testing them.

Desirable skills:

  • You have experience of working in agile, including an awareness of agile tools and how to use them.
  • You can contribute to the work of others and have the ability to motivate teams.

Appointments may be made to candidates in merit order based on location preferences.