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Content Designers - Remote working / Scotland - Inside IR35

Central Scotland
D.O.E. Day rate or Salaried

FPSG are delighted to offer multiple live opportunities to Content Designers to come and work on a very high-profile piece of work with one of our key Public Sector Clients. These initial engagements will be to start working from home ASAP for 6 months minimum on a Fixed-Term Contract OR umbrella company basis and be suitable for Content Designers who are either looking to build upon existing, current experience working within the Public Sector or indeed make the move back from elsewhere in the marketplace.

NB…Full right to live and work without restrictions in Central Scotland is required, as will passing BPSS checks be important if you feel these opportunities sound of interest. You will be working from home / remotely ahead of any moves back to Glasgow or Edinburgh based office work post-Covid restrictions.

Profile of a Content Designer:

As a Content Designer you will work on the end-to-end journey of a service to help users complete their goal and government deliver a policy intent. Your work may involve the creation of, or change to, a transaction, product or single piece of content that stretches across digital and offline channels. At this time we require Content Designers who can demonstrate evidence of experience with user-centred design, knowledge of GDS and working with stakeholders to design content.

Main duties for the Content Designers we are looking to hire include:

Working with minimal supervision to create and iterate content for end-to-end services that makes complex language and processes easy to understand and directs others in the pursuit of this as needed.

Understanding and implementing as needed appropriate content styles and standards.

Identifying, analysing, managing and monitoring relationships with and between stakeholders, using evidence to explain decisions made and balancing competing priorities.

Leading the design and implementation of content strategies, directing the evaluation of strategies and policies to ensure business requirements are being met.

Working with user researchers to understand users, identifying who they are and what their needs are based on evidence.

Prioritising and defining approaches to understanding user stories, guiding others in doing so, and proposing design approaches or services to meet these needs.

Offering recommendations on the best content design tools and methods to use.

Essential skills

Extensive experience of writing for the web, with proven ability of creating content that is accessible and usable

Experience in producing content for a responsively-designed website and producing content which adheres to WCAG AA web accessibility standards

Identifying hidden or emerging issues and proposing decisive strategic action

Probing evidence to identify strategic trends and links


After the fast-tracked interview process, you will be assessed and offered a contract with an excellent starting salary, with the opportunity to earn bonus and enjoy holidays, pension contribution and other benefits. The roles are deemed inside scope of IR35, so an umbrella company option is also optional. Further details are available for suitable candidates who meet the criteria outlined.

Next Steps

Please register your interest in these roles immediately, as they will be filled as soon as the correct talent is identified. By sending your CV (preferably in Word format if possible) through to FPSG, you will be considered very promptly and provided an outcome for next steps. The need is both current and will be on-going.

Hiring contact at FPSG: Michael Taggart - Director, IT & Digital Recruitment Solutions. Follow: @MTFPSG #IT_FPSG

We are Disability Confident and neurodiverse aware. If you have a disability, please tell us if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you in your application or with your recruitment process

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