With Defra recruiting Lead Content Designers, Jeni Street shares her experience of becoming Defra's first Lead Content Designer, how she spends her time and what she has learned so far in the role. A picture of Jeni on the top …
User centred design
Defra digital, data and technology Content Designer Laura Churchill shares her thoughts on some of the key things that her profession requires of those individuals thinking of making a career change.
To celebrate Compost Week UK, Senior Interaction Designer Christina Gyles shares her love of composting and reflects on how lucky she is that her passion dovetails so nicely with her work.
In the latest of our Blogs celebrating National Careers Week, junior developer Holly Adamson tells us how her fascination with languages and gaming led her to a career in Defra.
Will McGeehin, our Interim Deputy Director for Digital Technology Strategy, tells us how Defra has opened his eyes to the possibilities of truly sustainable technology and the many challenges that come with IT going green.
Bob Mistry and Tony Green, from the Defra security team, share their experiences of working with partners throughout the organisation to develop a new online security training course that will be used by hundreds of thousands of civil servants across government departments in the future.
We’re marking the start of National Apprenticeship Week 2022 with a post from Workforce Management Lead, Claire Thomas Hawnt, who tells us about the many opportunities we have for budding apprentices.
Laura McNulty, from the Resources and Waste team, explains how users are helping to design a digital waste tracking service, and the benefits of creating a user panel.
Head of Design Cathy Dutton lifts the lid on the changes she is making in her team to create opportunities for service designers which enable them to visualise the full service as a user would understand it.
A multi-disciplinary digital delivery team in Defra’s Environmental Quality Directorate is driving an exciting initiative which is central to the Government’s ambition to reduce packaging waste and improve the way we use material resources.