Senior Content Designer Caroline Vickers and Senior Interaction Designer Joe Horton recently worked together on a GOV.UK service. They share how they found collaborative ways of working and the tools that worked best.
In the latest from our Defra Data Heroes series, Matthew McArthur tells us about the value and importance of one of his team's key platforms - the Earth Observation Data Service.
From explaining your role to working out their pain points, Content Designer Anna Scott shares tips for creating great relationships and working well with subject matter experts Hi, I’m Anna. I joined Defra as a content designer just over a …
In World Water Week Mark Harvett, a digital product manager at the Environment Agency, tells us about the impacts of the driest period in nearly 50 years on our water resources and the role of email alerts in helping abstractors comply with conditions on their abstraction licences.
Service Manager Joe Simpson explains how Environment Agency Fisheries Enforcement Officers (FEOs) have been making leaps and bounds in licence checking, thanks to a new app designed and built by Defra’s ‘I Want to Fish’ digital team.
Jo Irving shares her thoughts on how working flexibly and being a homeworker too has enabled her to balance a busy home and work life, one which has responsibilities that include fostering children.
Toby Squire, a user researcher working on plant exports, talks about his work as a diversity and inclusion lead within Defra’s Fast Stream network and his role building a mentor network for summer interns.
Do you work in social media but have an interest in content design? Or maybe you’re a content designer and wonder what social media is like? They’re more similar than you might think.
In National Allotments Week, Dom Burton shares his passion for growing his own and the work-life balance benefits, along with some tips to help you to have a wildlife-friendly plot.
The ‘Apply for plant export certificates and inspections’ service has been in Public Beta since August 2021. Neil Johnson and Juliette Fournier from our Major Projects and Digital Delivery team explain how user research has been instrumental in enabling exporters applying for certificates and more to move plant goods abroad.