In Cabinet Office, we are looking for designers to join us and work on services that matter and are genuinely user-centred.
Martin Jordan – Head of Service Design, CDDO
Martin Jordan is Head of Service Design at the UK Cabinet Office’s Central Digital and Data Office (previously a part of GDS). He helps the government improve its services and increase service design capability. He is the service owner for the GOV.UK Service Manual and Service Standard.
What should a portfolio look like when applying for a design role in government? Whatever your experience level, in this post you’ll find advice on how to shape a good portfolio, what is expected of you and why having and updating a portfolio is important.
Designers in government have adapted to the new circumstances, altered their ways of working and adopted new tools. For this blog post, we reached out to various service designers from different government organisations to hear how they are working under the changed environment.
Many local councils all across the UK are increasing their design, user research, and content design capability. Designers and design-minded people are improving the public services provided by Local Authorities. We are running a Local #govdesign Day to bring these people together and showcase their work.
Over the summer, the growing International Design in Government community gathered at a few events. In autumn, there will be 2 more events in Europe. In this post, we share what members of community can expect next.
After running the first ever International Design in Government Conference in London last summer, we asked our community who would like to bring it to their country. In this post, we share where designers in government will get to gather next.
After the success of our London conference last year, we’re helping to run 3 events around the world to help bring more designers together to build better government services. Find out where we’re going to be and how you can take part.
Earlier this year we welcomed 220 people from 26 countries to London for the first International Design in Government Conference. Here's what happened and what we're planning next.
We're holding the first International Design in Government Conference in London later this month. Here's what we're planning and how you can follow events.
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