Monarch Recruitment Limited

Content Designer

A Public sector client is looking to bring on a Content Designer for initially a 6 month contract based in London.

The content designer will join a multi-disciplinary agile team that delivers various services.


Skills and Experience Required:
● Substantial experience of content design for the web.
● Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team in an agile development environment.

At ease with rapidly changing deadlines, workloads and goals.
● Able to produce digital content that is accurate, timely, relevant, easy to understand, search engine optimised and written to style.
● An exceptional command of written English.
● Knowledge of, and passion for, user centred design practices in public facing and internal services and applications.
● Able to understand user needs by analysing user research findings and analytics data.

Confident in writing actionable content for transactional services to meet those needs.
● Able to use analytical and problem-solving skills to help the team solve design problems and challenge assumptions.
● Understand how a digital service should address the needs of all possible users so that no one is excluded, with particular reference to access needs and assisted digital.
● Exceptional skills in convincing people that user needs should guide how information is presented.
● Confident in explaining decisions to stakeholders who don’t understand web usability or user centred design.

Nice to have:
● Experience of working on  government services or public sector experience
● Strong understanding of the Government Digital Service’s Design Principles and Digital Service Standard.
● Proficient in editing with Markdown, editing in HTML and using Github.
● Experience of using prototyping tools to develop and test content in context.
● Able to contribute to areas beyond the usual boundaries of the discipline, for example helping the team understand the service’s legal and regulatory environment.

Minimum Requirement : Able to qualify for Baseline Personnel Security Standard

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