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How to land a job as a junior designer or researcher

3 young designers discussing their work in front of a wall full of colourful stickie notes

If you’re considering a route into user-centred design in government but don’t know where to begin, our guide on how to land your first junior role will help.

A day in the life of an interaction designer at GDS

Two designers standing and discussing in front of a big screen showing a sequence of GOV.UK screens

At our career events, attendees often ask us what a day in the life of a designer looks like. In this blog post, 3 interaction designers in different career stages are telling.

Moving from the private to the public sector as a designer

A group of young people of different ethnicity at a GDS career event

Many designers in government either began, or have had extensive careers, in the private sector before joining the Civil Service. In this blog post, they share some of the differences they observed.