Content designer

Permanent — full time

About the role

As a Content designer at Storm, you'll be part of our creative team at our modern offices in historic Leith. Working with the support of the User Centred Design team, you will collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams across a range of environments and projects. You’ll team up with UX, design and technical colleagues to scope, design, prototype and build new digital or end-to-end services. 

You’ll also use your content specialism to create content and content models that meet both user and business needs. 

You’ll also need to be: 

  • familiar with agile working 
  • an excellent communicator 
  • great at engaging with stakeholders and managing expectations of clients
  • an expert in digital service design principles 
  • passionate about applying user-centred design thinking
  • adaptable and empathetic 
  • able to make complex information simple and approachable 
  • keen to follow industry developments, learn continually and expand your skill set.

About you

Words and language are your bread and butter. You are skilled at writing, editing and structuring information in a way that is simple, logical and designed for the reader.  

You ideally have significant experience of working in a digital environment, either in an agency, consultancy or in-house digital team. You are experienced in using evidence, data and research to produce user-centred content for apps, websites or intranets.

You are confident in leading workshops and training sessions. 

You also have a good strong understanding of Government Digital Service (GDS) standards and experience of working with them.

You may have a background in journalism, marketing or copywriting.

What you'll do

You’ll be involved in a variety of projects that will require you to apply your expertise in many different ways. Here are some examples of what you might do: 

  • define project approaches and input into proposals 
  • provide best practice advice to clients and internal colleagues 
  • tailor your thinking and ideas to business needs and requirements 
  • prepare and run workshops to identify, capture and interpret stakeholder requirements and business needs 
  • create content models and information architectures (including taxonomies where appropriate) 
  • develop and roll out content governance models and style guides within client organisations
  • run rapid design workshops to map user journeys, create candidate information architectures and sketch page layouts
  • conduct user research and testing
  • review analytics data to analyse user needs and service performance 
  • work with developers to define easy-to-use CMS structures 
  • support content development (working with client side subject matter experts, managing freelance content creators, or writing and editing as needed) 
  • build strong client relationships to support the identification of new opportunities 


What's in it for you? Check out our benefits package to find out.


If you think this is for you, we’d love to hear from you.

Just use the form to send us a copy of your CV, a link to your portfolio, and a covering letter telling us why you’d like to work at Storm. Let us know which of your achievements you’re particularly proud of and why you think you’re right for the role.

To find out what happens next, check out our recruitment process.

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We know that a diverse workforce brings with it diverse ways of thinking, fresh perspectives, and new approaches to solving problems — benefitting our employees and our clients. Storm is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from everyone.