Content Designer

Salary £48,000 - £62,000 (based on experience)

About CYB

Caution Your Blast (CYB) is a collection of designers, researchers, and software engineers committed to using digital as a force for good. We love working together to solve complex problems and improve people’s lives - whether they be the citizens using services or the teams who build and operate them.

We’re a people-centric digital practice - our employees are at the heart of company decision-making and we seek to continually improve our processes and culture to make CYB a place we can all be proud of.

No need to take our word for it, though; you can have a look at our staff testimonials to get a better feel for life at CYB.

About the Content Designer role

Caution Your Blast Ltd (CYB) wants to find talented Content Designers to join us on our mission to use tech for good. We’re passionate about creating innovative, user-led digital solutions that improve the lives of organisations and their users. Key to this is content design, so that we deliver exemplary services to users and organisations. 

About the skills and mindset the Content Designer will need to thrive

We’re looking for people who are skilled practitioners and who have experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver services, specifically, someone who can:

  • represent CYB in client consulting teams with excellent knowledge and experience of content design

  • collaborate in an agile team to develop exceptional content that is usable for everyone 

  • create low fidelity content prototypes and demonstrate value in content prototyping to others 

  • contribute to content strategies and policies, and can create content patterns and standards

  • provide support for content improvement projects with a focus on outcomes rather than solutions and activities

  • identify tasks that will provide insights into a problem; formulate hypotheses, gain insights from quantitative and qualitative data and user research and make design decisions on findings. 

  • translate user stories into content that meets users’ needs, and propose suitable design approaches

  • write in plain language to meet user needs and make complex language and processes easy to understand presenting the right information in the right format for what users need

  • be able to interpret and follow an organisation's content guidelines

  • robust experience in writing, editing and publishing digital content, and experience in using content management systems and content production processes to publish content 

  • show awareness of accessibility and inclusion challenges making information accessible to all. You understand government accessibility requirements and design content that works with common assistive technologies. 

  • continuously improve content, and understand why content life cycle management is important 

  • work autonomously, and work to stay abreast of content design skills and best practises, sharing and collaborating on these within the design profession and the wider company

You as a person

CYB are passionate about making the most of digital. We only work with people who share this passion and want to deliver exceptional user experiences. This means we’re looking for:

  • strategic thinkers, who are continuously looking for way to expand the impact of their work

  • critical thinkers, who are always looking at ways to improve processes, methods and ways of working

  • creative thinkers, who are willing to try things out and fail

  • problem solvers, people who fall in love with problems not their solutions

  • self-starters who can help create momentum and are happy to act with autonomy

Working at Caution Your Blast

Profit share: Company profits shared equally every quarter among all employees

EMI share scheme: The option to buy shares at a later date

Free, anonymous counselling: Access to HelloSelf, online counselling and therapy, whenever and whatever you need it for

Health cover: Private health insurance to help cover the cost of prescriptions, treatments, and therapies

Parental leave: Well-paid maternity, paternity and adoption leave

Workplace nursery scheme: Save on childcare costs with your choice of nursery

Cycle-to-work: We’re registered under the Cycle-to-Work scheme, so you can buy a bike and accessories tax-free

Learning & development: We’ll contribute towards books, training courses and conferences that help you learn and grow in your role here

Laptop: Your choice of work MacBook

Flexible working: Whether your child’s ill, the plumber’s running late, or you have some deep-focussed work to do, we vary our working hours from time to time. Outside of team and client commitments that may require working from an office from time to time, we encourage everyone to work from home when helpful

Team time: The wider CYB team comes together outside of client projects at least monthly

Socials: In-person company socials one a month

The journey to joining Caution Your Blast as a Content Designer

  1. Review company and role

    Review the job description to see if it’s the sort of work that you can get excited about

  2. Submit CV and covering email

    If you think our organisation and the role matches your skills, experience, and interests, send your CV along with a few paragraphs outlining why you’d like to take on the role to

  3. Cultural fit discussion

    If we think you’d be a good fit, we’ll get in touch to set up an initial 45-minute video call or in-person meeting

  4. Interview

    1-hour interview with the Head of Profession, and one other CYB team member

  5. Offer

  6. Onboarding

We want our recruitment process to be as inclusive as possible, so if you have questions about the role, or would like to discuss alternative ways to showcase your interest and expertise, then please do get in touch at

Get in touch

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