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We make it simpler, clearer and faster for people to interact with government by challenging and improving the way it uses language.

Content designers at GDS are experienced in writing high-quality content focussed on the user. This means making complex language and processes simpler for people to understand.

We collaborate with specialists in other disciplines, including developers, designers, user researchers and policy specialists to make sure our digital products and services are transparent and easy to use.

We're advocates for user-centred design and explain our decisions clearly.

Content design roles at GDS come in 3 specialisms:

  • content designers: design information to meet user needs

  • content strategists: design taxonomies to help users find what they need

  • technical writers: make complicated technical concepts easier to understand

For people interested in a career in content design with us our guidance on applying for a content design job contains further information on the recruitment process.

See open content design positions