Introducing Israt

Hello, I am Israt and I am the newest designer to join dxw digital! Before joining dxw, I was working as a front-end visual designer, in a multi-disciplinary team for a media company working on in-house and commercial agile brands for Automotive, Technology, Current Affairs and Lifestyle. Prior to my previous employment, I acquired a […]

Introducing Ming

Hello everyone, my name is Ming. I started working at dxw digital as a designer two months ago. My background I was born and bred in Hong Kong. I started my career as a programmer in some banks in Hong Kong and then I moved on to become a web designer and engaged in a […]

Applying design thinking to help teams approve spend across government

Using design sprints to marry policy and delivery. #oneteamgov is a movement across government that seeks to better align policy and delivery. We have adopted the same ethos for our work with the Government Digital Service (GDS) standards assurance team. In the past, policy teams have designed technical or product solutions to problems without working […]

Map Camp: The power of maps

The maps at Map Camp are not geographical maps. They are Wardley Maps, invented by Simon Wardley, who is also the founder of Map Camp. This was the first one ever, and I was lucky to have a ticket: there were 250 people filling St John’s, Hoxton, and 250 more on the waiting list. The […]

Introducing Hilary

Hello, I’m Hilary, the newest user researcher to join dxw. Before joining dxw, I led the UX writing team and managed the digital help service for a global eReading company. I wore several hats during my tenure including product owner, editor-in-chief, and of course, user researcher. After years of working on product and content strategy […]

How we built GovPress admin

Here at dxw we are dedicated to making things better. We spend most of our time designing, building and maintaining sites for our public sector clients. However, we also want to invest time in developing internal products that make our jobs easier and the work more interesting. A new service we recently released as a […]

Not for profits and ‘digital’

I went to Barcamp NFP a couple of weeks ago. It was incredibly refreshing to see so many people working so hard to bring their organisations up to speed and to share things that work with each other. A special word of thanks to Laila (@spirals) for organising such a fantastic day. On a personal […]