Freelance Interaction Designer

Greater London Contract / Ongoing £450. - £600. per day

Freelance Senior Interaction Designer

Fancy furthering your career for another venture in the government sector as a freelance Interaction Designer? Well then keep reading…

This design company works with organisations to design more effective services by engaging with users and building digital products.

As an Interaction Designer, you will be responsible for helping to design the best ways in which users can interact with services. Whilst the core of their work is designing intuitive, inclusive, and accessible interfaces.

You’ll be embedded in a team alongside other user-centered disciplines such as service designers, user researchers, and content designers.

They strive to ensure that human needs are at the center of government services’ design and delivery. They are the User-Centred Design partner for multiple government agencies.

Your experience :

● Interaction / UX Design

● User-centred / evidence-based design: For example, you’ve used research from interviews with users, or data from analytics platforms to inform and continually make improvements to your designs

● Agile practices

● Technology: You have a nuanced understanding of how the internet works and the technology constraints we need to consider when designing digital products

● Front-end development: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to make basic prototypes or websites

● Accessibility: you’re familiar with the WCAG 2.1 guidelines and can design to meet AA standards

● Research and analysis: you’ve helped with the running and analysis of usability tests (e.g. heuristic evaluations and A/B testing), and perhaps used analytics to pull together some insights too

● Industry standard software; Figma, Sketch, and Miro

● Project leadership and communication

● Workshops: you’ve designed and facilitated workshops with team members, clients, or other stakeholders

● Self-managing

● Presenting your work

● Coaching

● Public sector: you’ve worked on projects for central or local government, either on their back-office platforms, or public-facing services

● Design communities: you’ve helped to set up or run regular sessions that encourage other designs to share processes, learnings, and final work

In summary :

  • Must have a minimum of 18 months of government experience
  • This freelance role can be as long as 2 years, extending every 6 months
  • Essential to be BPSS and SC cleared, the client will not accept candidates without this
  • This role requires you to invoice through an Umbrella (sadly you cannot use your Ltd or be a Sole Trader)
  • £450-£600 a day
  • 4-8 weeks of on-boarding
  • Remote with maybe the occasional trip to their London office

If you’re passionate about making a difference and want to join a dynamic team that is making the world a better place, get in touch!

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2305-333964
Salary: £450. - £600. per day
Salary per: day
Job Duration: Ongoing
Job Start Date:
Job Industries: UI & UX Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Contract
Job Skills: government experience, Interaction Designer

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