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Reading Time: 7 minutes Looking back since I started it in January 2020 when I moved away from Medium. Not much lately The last post was from May. So yes, I don’t write here regularly. But the last months have been really busy, I’ve changed job and I don’t only write here. I’m one… Read More »How this blog is doing

Resources about Service Design

Reading Time: < 1 minute What is service design? Digital 9 Common Myths about Service Design – Scottish Government Digital Blog Service Design. Excuse me… what?. “ – by Mariel Macia Service Design. Translators across people, business and tech – by Mariel Macia How does it compare with other roles? Comparing service design and business… Read More »Resources about Service Design

How to start working for the government and the public sector

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There is a lot of recruitment going on at the moment for the Public Sector: Service Designers, User Researchers, Content Designers and Interaction Designers.

This is good! But they are struggling to get people because they want candidates with previous experience in the government. Or what recruiters and hiring managers often call “GDS experience” when in fact what they mean is more like “experience of the Service Toolkit“.

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Is my website accessible?

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Well, if you are asking, it probably isn’t. Accessibility is usually not that hard to achieve but you have to have this in mind while creating your website, not as an after thought.

This post is for people who are new to digital accessibility and want to learn how to improve it.

screenshot of the website Lingscars.com . There is text, drawings pictures everywhere, very flashy colours, different fonts, everything is competing for your attention
Example of a terrible website. You can see it for yourself warning: flashing colours, sounds, animations and more …
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