Type: Fixed Term (12 months)
Hours: Full time
Business Group: AoG Services Delivery
Branch: Digital Public Service
Salary: $66,434 - $89,881
Digital Public Service Branch
Our public service is being called upon to deliver a unified, seamless and effective digital experience so that New Zealanders have the best possible experience of government. We are seeking experienced, strategic leaders to work with vision and influence to help enable and drive a strong, successful and connected digital public sector.
A digital public service
This work is critical to creating the platform for government to respond to people’s expectations for faster, more agile, accessible and integrated digital services.
The branch achieves this by working across the public service to connect, influence and support the system to transform and better respond to the ever-changing digital landscape. It also supports the Government Chief Digital Officer (GCDO), whose work supports a modern adaptive public service to have the skills, technology and data to operate at pace and to meet changing needs.
We're looking for a full time, fixed term Content designer to join our busy content design team managing a range of products including Govt.nz and Digital.govt.nz.
We deliver trusted government information, open data and digital engagement to improve users digital experience with government.
We do this by providing best practice digital products and guidance, and by working with government agencies and industry to raise the quality and standards of government's digital delivery.
We need someone with skills in taking complex government information and crafting it to meet user needs. You'll work with Content Designers, the UX design and research team, Product Owners and Developers to maintain and develop high quality content for our portfolio of products.
To be successful in this role you will have experience in:
- editing content using content management systems (CMS), preferably SilverStripe
- understanding complex language and turning it into plain English
- understanding of HTML
- using feedback, user research and user needs to guide your work
- working in an Agile framework
- managing effective relationships with stakeholders
- working with diverse stakeholders and subject matter experts to develop content.
You'll also need:
- knowledge of web content best practice
- understanding of New Zealand Government Web Standards
- have highly developed stakeholder management skills
- understanding of human centered design principles
- to be a real team player
To learn more about the diverse, important mahi we do at Te Tari Taiwhenua and see why we're a great place to work, click here.
We work to make New Zealand better for New Zealanders through our four outcome areas:
- People can easily access the services and information they need
- Iwi, hapū and communities across New Zealand are safe, resilient and thriving
- People's sense of belonging and collective memory builds an inclusive New Zealand
- New Zealand is a well-functioning democracy across central and local government
Applications close: 5pm, Sunday 29 November 2020
For more information please contact: AoG SD Change Team via firstname.lastname@example.org
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