Interaction Designer

Contract Type
Expiry Date
10/12/2021 10:05:00

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

Interaction Designer: up to £40,666 per annum, 27% pension and flexible working

Job Description

  • Do you understand interaction design and designing to meet user needs?

  • Do you want to design services, products and tools that touch the lives of millions?

  • Can you create designs and build prototypes which test and communicate ideas?

  • Could you collaborate with agile multidisciplinary teams to turn concepts into user-centred designs?

  • Do you want to be part of a thriving IXD community in DWP and across government, working with design systems to make sure we're consistent across all our services?

  • Are you looking for investment in your professional development including training and insight from experts in the field?

Yes? Then Apply now. We'd love to hear from you!

Design. Work. People.

We're looking for talented Interaction Designers who understand user journeys and can use prototypes to deliver services, products and tools which fulfil the needs of millions of people, including some of the most vulnerable in our society.

You will work alongside other highly skilled Designers, Front-end Developers, Researchers and Software Engineers to deliver services designed for the people who need them.

You'll be creating services that work across multiple channels, devices, browsers and platforms, and will be able to see the bigger picture as well as the fine detail.

Someone who is as motivated by that unique purpose as we are, and who has the skills and creative flair we need to deliver against a really challenging, important agenda

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the largest government department. We provide services and support to over 22 million people, and make payments worth over £195bn every year. There are over 110,000 colleagues and agents working with us and, right now, helping us lead the response to Covid-19.

We're driven by an extraordinary purpose. In DWP Digital we're transforming the products and services we deliver to make them work better for the people who need them.

Our pension offer is amazing - with circa 27% contributions from your employer - so you'll be working towards a better future for you and your family while you're helping to create better futures for millions of others in the UK.

We also want to ensure our people have a really good work/life balance. You'll enjoy the benefits of flexible working, including flexi time which means you can manage how and when you work and also take extra days off.

Details. Wages. Perks

You'll join our team at our digital hub in Sheffield.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary for this role is up to £40,666 per annum, a brilliant civil service pension of 27%+ and a generous leave package of 24 days.

We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, with many currently working from home where it is possible to do so.

In the long term we are committed to our corporate hub strategy with us envisaging a blended approach between office and flexibility to work some time from home.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days off
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

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