Content designer

Permanent — full time

About the role

Storm ID is an award-winning digital transformation consultancy, with clients spanning the public sector, healthcare, financial services and start-ups.

As a content designer at Storm, you’ll work with UX, design and technical colleagues to scope, design, prototype and build end-to-end digital services.

You’ll champion user-centred design and be a passionate advocate for UX best practice both with our clients and within Storm.

This is a great opportunity to join a growing team working across a variety of different digital products and services.


About you

You should have experience working as a content design or UX professional within an agency, in-house digital team or the public sector.

You're a forward-looking problem solver with a strong work ethic, positive outlook and a confident yet approachable manner. You’re comfortable working at pace and juggling multiple projects.

You’ll ideally have:

  • digital agency, consultancy or public sector experience
  • a solid understanding of Government Digital Service (GDS) standards
  • strong written English skills, with a good understanding of plain English and content design principles

You’ll also need to be:

  • enthusiastic and motivated, with an appetite for learning
  • a great communicator and collaborator
  • unafraid to ask questions
  • adept at solving problems
  • organised and good at prioritising work
  • focused, with sharp attention to detail
  • passionate about improving outcomes for clients and their users

What you'll do

As a content designer at Storm, you’ll be involved in a variety of projects and apply your expertise in many different ways. Here are some of the things you’ll do:

  • undertake content audits and usability reviews
  • plan and facilitate co-design sessions and workshops
  • create and test information architectures
  • create and iterate content for digital services
  • sketch and wireframe to help communicate your ideas
  • support client content development (working with subject matter experts, managing freelance content creators, or writing and editing as needed)
  • develop content governance approaches and style guides
  • work with user researchers to conduct research and testing
  • work with developers to define easy-to-use CMS structures
  • juggle multiple projects and adapt to changing priorities and tight schedules
  • promote the value of user centred content design to clients and stakeholders
  • maintain a high awareness of content design best practice and trends

From day one

At least 33 days' holiday

You'll get 29 days' annual leave and 4 public holidays. Once you've worked here for 5 years, you'll get an extra day for every year you work up to 10 years. So you could end up with 38 days' holiday.

After 3 months

Holiday purchase scheme

We value a healthy work-life balance so we offer a holiday purchase scheme. This means you can buy up to 5 extra days of annual leave a year.

Eyecare scheme

At Storm we use computers a lot for our work, so you'll be entitled to free eye tests and help with the cost of glasses if you need them.

Company pension

We'll automatically enrol you in our workplace pension scheme so we can start saving together.

Storm Labs

You'll get 12 days a year to explore and develop your own ideas. This is an opportunity to innovate, experiment and collaborate outside of mainstream projects.

Paid training

Digital changes fast. That's why, wherever possible, we provide financial support for you to undertake relevant qualifications or training programmes.

After 1 year

Cycle to work scheme

We've partnered with the Edinburgh Bicycle Co-op to offer you the cycle to work scheme. To keep you fresh and your bike secure, we have a shower and bike parking at the office.

Performance related reward scheme

Our performance related reward scheme means that, assuming you've performed well, we'll give you an annual share of the profits via a one-off reward payment.

Private health insurance

Your health should always come first. That's why, as well as free fruit and massages, we offer you private health insurance.

Equal opportunities

At Storm we believe in equal opportunities.

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.


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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