Paul Wilkinson and Danielle Vincent share their experience of their teams working together to make information on GOV.UK simpler and clearer for cattle keepers.
In the second part of her blog on feedback Lead Content Designer Leyla Kee-McParlin shares some top tips for giving and receiving feedback, and the things you can do if you want to explore this topic further.
In the first instalment of a two-part blog Lead Content Designer Leyla Kee-McParlin explains how feedback is essential to self-development, and explores how you can give and receive feedback in the most productive and sensitive ways.
In support of International Literacy Day Lucy Hartley explores why literacy is so vital to her team’s work – content design - in particular the need to follow best practice when producing content and using plain English.
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 …
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.
For years, content designer Alice Winters assumed she just wasn’t trying hard enough to get things done - then she found out she had ADHD. In this post, Alice shares her diagnosis story, how she harnesses her ADHD in her work and manages some of the challenges it brings.
Lead Content Designer Jeni Street shares her tips for anyone out there who's considering applying for content design roles at Defra.
As International Stress Awareness Week gets underway one of our content designers, Sally Davis, opens up about her own experiences of managing stress and offers some tips for spotting the signs and dealing with them early.
Advice for SMEs and policy leads on writing strong user needs and what help you can get from the Defra content team user needs panel.