College of Teaching

Head of Design

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11 SME, 2 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 2 August 2016
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 4 August 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 9 August 2016 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Designer
Summary of the work We're a new, government funded startup looking for a Head of Design to oversee the development of all of our user-facing products and services.

We're a small team, so the successful candidate will be comfortable with graphic and UI design, and be able to set the design of the organisation.
Latest start date 01/09/2016
Expected contract length Four months, with possible extension.
Location London
Organisation the work is for College of Teaching
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Product Manager, User Researcher, Developer, Service Manager and a few other specialist policy roles.
What the specialist will work on Responsible for defining the design principles of the organisation.

Responsible for the design of our user-facing services, from our website, our online services (such as a journal platform) through to our membership welcome pack and the look and feel of our events.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Euston, London
Working arrangements Onsite at least four days a week, possible to work from home one day.
Security clearance None

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions Standard

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Understanding and use of fundamental design principles
  • Understands web standards, limitations, opportunities, best practices, and trends
  • Create designs that are simple, elegant, interactive, while achieving the goals of the project
  • Proficient with Adobe creative suite, sketching, prototyping, and wireframing
  • Proven ability to manage time and composure while working on multiple projects
  • A meticulous attention to detail with all aspects of work
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS
  • Articulate process and design details to internal teams and key stakeholders

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 6
Cultural fit criteria
  • Start with user needs
  • Making things open makes them better
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. What is the daily amount/pay? Per annum: £65,000

Date rate: £350

Negotiable depending in experience.
2. Does this role involve management/mentoring others? No. It's a hands-on role with responsibility for the design direction, but most of your time will be spent designing and feeding this into the product development work.