Lead Designer

Job Reference : 00305
Location : Leeds & London
Closing Date : 11/09/2017
Salary : £56,665 - £69,168
Employment Type : Permanent
Profession : Digital Services Delivery
Hours Per week : 37.5

This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the development of NHS digital health services. A Lead Designer is needed to create design direction and mentor designers to realise essential services for both the public and health professionals to support the NHS strategy for personalised health and care.

You will be an expert practitioner who influences, mentors, and coaches others. As a trusted member of the NHS Digital design capability you will work collaboratively across multi-disciplinary teams which deliver large scale design systems and digital services. The services you work on could give patients and citizens more control over their health and wellbeing, empower carers, and reduce the administrative burden for care professionals.

At NHS Digital, our designers have a range of specialisms, including service design, interaction design and visual design, or often a combination of these. We are interested to hear from candidates with experience in any of these design specialisms.

Our Lead Designer will:

  •  Be an expert practitioner who influences, mentors and coaches others.
  •  Work with Product Managers and Programme Directors to develop design concepts.
  •  Set design direction
  •  Assure the quality of design delivery across teams in an agile environment.
  •  Inspire and be responsible for multiple or highly complex services/products.

We are looking for a Lead Designer to work with a number of product teams in London and Leeds. In return, we offer a competitive salary, flexible working, a supportive working environment and opportunities to learn and develop as a design leader and coach.



This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.