User Interaction Designer

Taunton, Somerset
30 Oct 2019
13 Nov 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

User Interaction Designer - 2 vacancies

Are you passionate about design? Do you enjoy solving problems to create enjoyable user experiences? Do you enjoy turning ideas and requirements into effective interaction and design solutions? Do you have the ability to communicate with a range of stake holders?

The UK Hydrographic Office (UKHO) is offering an exciting opportunity for someone with the ability to translate user stories and requirements into design approaches or services that meet our user needs’. Additionally, the successful candidate will have an appreciation of design principles and process and experience of working with prototyping tools, HTML/CSS and ideally JavaScript.

If you are interested in the role and would like to know more, please refer to the Job Information sheet linked to our careers page -

This role has been aligned to the Government Digital, Data and Technology Profession.  For further information please click here.

If you think you match this criteria, please prepare a covering letter which should detail, with examples, how you demonstrate the behaviours and experience required for the role set out in the section below:

  • Experience of designing solutions to meet customer needs.
  • Knowledge and experience of HTML/CSS
  • An awareness of JavaScript.
  • Experience or understanding of wireframing and prototyping tools. (for example, Figma and Axure)
  • Experience or understanding of UX deliverables – e.g. storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps

Please send your application in by clicking apply by 23:55 on 13th November 2019.

Please note this is a non-reserved post open to EU, EEA and Commonwealth nationals. Further information on whether you are eligible to apply is available here.

This post requires the candidate to successfully gain BPSS and SC Clearance.

The UKHO embraces diversity and promotes inclusion and equality of opportunity. We are a Disability Confident employer, which includes offering a guaranteed interview to candidates with disabilities, providing they meet the minimum selection criteria.

By ‘minimum selection criteria’ we mean that the evidence you provide in your application must demonstrate that you meet the minimum pass mark, set by the short-list panel, for each criteria listed in the ‘short-list’ section, above. The short-list panel will not be made aware of any disability you may choose to declare; this information will be processed solely by HR, in accordance with Data Protection legislation.

If you are a disabled candidate, please ensure you complete the Equality and Diversity form or inform our HR department, at [email protected], if you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident guaranteed interview scheme.

Selection for appointment to the Civil Service is on merit, on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s Recruitment Principles.