NLEDP 158 – Interactive Designer (D)

Closing date for applications: 24/02/2021
Specialist role
Summary of the work
The interaction designer will lead design of a national police intelligence service based on user needs. The product will be used by Police Forces on a daily basis to manage national intelligence. The product is currently in alpha development stage.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
Up to 18 months.
Organisation the work is for
The Home Office
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will be working as part of the Law Enforcement Digital Services (LEDS) programme which is developing a service to replace the current Police National Database and Police National Computer. The programme will include a number of agile multi-disciplinary teams and with embedded product owner stakeholders.
What the specialist will work on
Lead and maintain cohesive design across multiple products for law enforcement officers including management of overall style guide.They will need to work as part of an agile multi disciplinary including other designers. Their work will be informed and iterated based on user needs gathered through user research and usability testing. Key patterns and learning developed in this process will be reused across products. The role will involve prototyping on all levels of fidelity, from paper to use of GDS design toolkit, working with cross-government design community to help define new interaction design patterns.
Address where the work will take place
Home Working though lock down restrictions. Otherwise Bernard Wetherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon, CR0 with some travel to London and other locations.
Working arrangements
A typical working day is 9am-5pm, however working outside of these hours may be required due to business/project need. The role requires flexibility as individuals may be required to work at any of the Customer premises and/or at supplier sites.The role is currently deemed out of scope of the IR35 regulations.
Security clearance
Must have SC level security clearance required for access to Home Office and Policing data.
Additional terms and conditions
T&S will not be payable for travel to sites within the M25. Travel outside of the M25 will be subject to HO T&S policy .
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Be able to work in a multi-disciplinary agile environment -Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions -Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes -Take responsibility for their work, share knowledge and experience with other team members
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 20% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience of interaction design in cross-functional agile teams
  • Experience of introducing user-centred design to organisations
  • HTML/CSS knowledge
  • Experience of working within government/public sector
  • Prototyping experience
  • Experience of leading the design and working autonomously in an agile delivery team
  • Demonstrable ability to work closely with others, including user researchers, front-end developers and product and delivery leads
  • Police domain knowledge
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Strong communications and the ability to explain design decisions to others, inside and outside of the delivery team
  • Knowledge of accessibility good practice and experience of designing accessible interfaces

Closing date for applications: 24/02/2021

NLEDP 158 – Interactive Designer (D)

Closing date for applications: 24/02/2021

Specialist role:





The Home Office

Maximum day rate:


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