Senior User Researcher Linda Butterfield shares her experience of working in a large, fast-paced content team at Defra, along with three user research techniques that content designers can use.
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.
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.
Today we’re marking #TimeToTalk Day, and encouraging people to start a conversation about mental health, with a post from one of our Senior Workforce Advisors, Kay Finn, who shares her experiences of homeworking and the challenges of combatting loneliness.
Defra Digital Delivery Manager Mike Douthwaite tells us about a working typical day for him which includes everything from agile working to supporting product managers, to recruiting new team members, and celebrating success.
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.
Dave More from Defra’s Digital Robotics Automation Centre of Excellence (DRACoE) shares his reflections on a year which has seen his team turn a fledgling robotics capability from concept to reality.
Lead Content Designer Jeni Street shares her tips for anyone out there who's considering applying for content design roles at Defra.
We’re celebrating National Careers Week with a post from Defra Digital fast streamer Sean Crotty who reflects on a rollercoaster year-long posting that’s seen him build robots, wear pyjamas for work and come to the realisation that the Civil Service is better than working in telly.