Senior Content Designer

Harvey Nash Plc

Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash Plc

Senior Content Designer | 6 months | Inside IR35 | Day rate – circa £425

Harvey Nash’s public sector client are currently looking to recruit a Senior Content Designer to join their team for a 6 month period. The client is based in Edinburgh however, the role will be hybrid.

Main Duties:

  • Work with minimal supervision to create and iterate content for end-to-end services that makes complex language and processes easy to understand and directs others in the pursuit of this as needed.
  • Understands and implements as needed appropriate content styles and standards.
  • Identifies, analyses, manages and monitors relationships with and between stakeholders, using evidence to explain decisions made and balancing competing priorities.
  • Leads the design and implementation of content strategies, directing the evaluation of strategies and policies to ensure business requirements are being met.
  • Works with user researchers to understand users, identifying who they are and what their needs are based on evidence.
  • Prioritises and defines approaches to understanding user stories, guiding others in doing so, and proposes design approaches or services to meet these needs.
  • Offers recommendations on the best content design tools and methods to use.
  • Plan and develop content for required business areas
  • Review content produced by others against digital standards and guidelines
  • Participate in and/or support programme and project assurance activities
  • Contribute to DDaT community such as by participating in events and reviewing processes, tools and guidance

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive experience of writing for the web, with proven ability of planning and creating accessible user-centred content
  • Proven experience in using data and user feedback to define and refine content
  • Proven experience of managing relationships with stakeholders
  • Experience in working with content publishing systems
  • Extensive experience of content design working with GDS

This role has been deemed inside IR35 by the client. Applicants must hold, or be happy to apply for, a valid Basic Disclosure Scotland. Please click the link to apply.

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