Is design+data the new superpower in public service delivery?

22 new design & innovation jobs in the public sector this week

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[Originally posted as a weekly newsletter by Public Design Jobs on 27 Aug 2018. Get the latest new jobs in your email by subscribing here.]

This week on Public Design Jobs — is design+data the new superpower for delivering public services? The UK 🇬🇧 Government Digital Services seems to think so, as they look for 2 such talents to head their spearhead their design+data efforts.

Amongst the 22 new jobs this week are interesting new UX roles are coming up as the profession matures. One example — Singapore 🇸🇬 Government Technology Agency is hiring a UX Writer to create a cohesive voice in their digital products via clear and meaningful copy.

🇬🇧 U.K.

1. Content Learning Designer (2 posts)
Government Digital Service
The White Chapel Building, Aldgate East, London, E1 8QS
£48,480 — £60,484 (depending on experience) — Internal loan Ts &Cs apply for Civil Service applicants
 
2. User Researcher (OSD Band 3/SEO)
Health and Safety Executive
Bootle, North West
£37,022 — £43,675

3. Head of User Research and Analysis for GDS products
Government Digital Service
The White Chapel Building, Aldgate East, London, E1 8QS
£57,982 — £70,700 (negotiable depending on experience) — Internal loan Ts &Cs apply for Civil Service applicants

4. Head of User Research and Analysis for Government
Government Digital Service
The White Chapel Building, Aldgate East, London, E1 8QS
£57,982 — £70,700 (negotiable depending on experience) — Internal loan Ts &Cs apply for Civil Service applicants

5. User Researcher
Government Digital Service
The White Chapel Building, Aldgate East, London, E1 8QS
£36,564 — £43,780 (depending on experience) — Internal loans Ts and Cs apply for CS applicants

6. User Interface Designer/Developer
The National Archives
Kew, Richmond upon Thames, London, TW9 4DU
£30,000 — £34,660

7. User Researcher (2 posts)
Department for Education
Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith Street, London, 
Reasonable travel within England will be expected, to meet and conduct research with users
£39,240 — £43,358

8. Digital Content Designer
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
1 Victoria Street London SW1H 0ET
£37,250 — £40,678 (Including allowance)

9. 19350 — Animator / Designer
Ministry of Justice
London
£30,088 — £37,432

10. Senior Interaction Designer — Digital Services
Government or Public Sector via Henderson Scott — London
London
£550 a day

11. Senior Graphic Designer
Heart of Worcestershire College
Bromsgrove
Up to £25,675 per annum

🇺🇸 U.S.

12. Graphic Designer
State of Utah
Salt Lake County, UT
$21.50 — $28.00 an hour

13. Graphic Designer — Department Of Human Resources
City of Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

14. Urban Designer
City of Raleigh
Raleigh, NC
$43,981.00 — $81,365.00 Annually

15. Graphic Designer (Temporary)
City of Austin
Austin, TX 78702
$22.83 an hour

🇨🇦 CANADA

16. Communications Specialist — Graphic Designer
Government of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
$57,902 — $75,833 a year

🇦🇺 AUSTRALIA

17. Lead Designer (VPSG5.1)
State Library Victoria
Melbourne | CBD
$95,275 — $105,275

18. Graphic Designer (VPSG4)
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victoria State Government
Melbourne | CBD
$82,574 — $93,689

19. Senior Urban Design Specialist (VPSG6)
North East Link Authority
Melbourne | CBD
$116,863 — $156,387

20. Urban Designer / Landscape Architect
Brisbane City Council
Brisbane QLD
$74,019 — $84,449 a year

🇳🇿 NEW ZEALAND

21. Experience Designer
Te Papa, New Zealand Government
Wellington City, Wellington

🇸🇬 SINGAPORE

22. UX Writer
Government Technology Agency — Singapore
Singapore

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