Interaction Designer - Remote Working 3mth contract IRO £530pd inscope of IR35 As an experienced interaction designer, you will help us to improve the usability, user experience and accessibility of government online services, focused around the energy sector. You'll work out the best way to let users interact with services, in terms of both overall flow and at the level of individual design elements. Through understanding the use cases you will aid user workflow, visibility, access and value of that data. You will also work with the design community across to create a consistent design system that meets user needs. You'll love the web and working in the open. To work as part of a multi-disciplined team to design user focussed and intuitive software Take responsibility for translating and driving through findings from users into design concepts, prototypes and production assets Work closely with development teams to ensure design is implemented faithfully and with due intent Work autonomously as required to take responsibility for proactively identifying and resolving any issues arisingDeliver designs that meet web standards, ensuring that key elements are built in from the outset Contributing to the development and continual enhancement of the product Communicating/Partnering with colleagues to facilitate a consistent user experience and managing stakeholders Facilitating User Research (including observing and providing recommendations) and subsequently iterating design based on research outcomes Person Specification: Essential Criteria You'll be an expert in: Understanding users and identifying who they are and what their needs are based on evidence. Translating user stories and proposing design approaches/services to meet these needs; and engaging in meaningful interactions and relationships with users. Designing interactions by applying technical knowledge and experience to design or create workable prototypes, both digital and physical outputs. Prototyping in code, but not necessarily producing production-ready code, and communicating effectively with developers. Stakeholder communication and management; including influencing, facilitation negotiation across organisational, technical and political boundaries. Coaches and leads teams in Agile and Lean practices - SmartSourcing provides services as an Employment Agency and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of age, race, religion, disability, age, gender or sexual orientation.