The Future Laboratory is a strategic foresight consultancy. Since 2001, we have prepared clients for the future by giving them the confidence to take the decisions today that will create transformative growth tomorrow. We have grown into an organisation with international reach, headquartered in Spitalfields, London. The Future Laboratory has foresight at the heart of everything we do. As an organisation we are inspiring, knowledgeable, forthright, charismatic, and independent. We believe what we deliver is unique and game-changing, and we are committed to being diverse, inclusive, ethical, responsible, and socially minded.
Manage multiple design projects of varying complexities, ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure
Guardian of brand guidelines for keynote proposals, presentations, client deliverables and TFL and LS:N website, video production and marketing assets
Explore new formats and evolving the brand guidelines where appropriate
Interpret briefs and consistently deliver high-quality, innovative work
Work alongside our creative team helping develop their ideas as well as working on individua art-working projects
Manage the development of templates and guidelines ensuring their correct implementation across the whole business
Identify areas of improvement in quality of output and effectiveness of working processes, and finding creative solutions as necessary
Translate complex data into branded infographics and date visualisations as we grow our data capability
Design digital marketing assets, EDM’s, GIF’s, motion graphics for social media campaigns and marketing
Work independently and collaboratively with wider design & foresight team to produce outstanding creative solutions
Essential skills and experience:
- Ability to create artwork for print and digital
- Competent in Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote and PowerPoint
- Working understanding of HTML5 and CSS
- Experience working with both large and small brands
- Solid understanding of client deliverables and ability to take responsibility for them
- Great creative ideas and the ability to communicate them well
- Creative eye, enjoying style and popular culture
- Proactive problem-solving abilities
- Culturally aware of wider communications, marketing and cultural trends as a whole
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively
- Keen eye for photography, illustration, and video styles
The Future Laboratory is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to championing inclusion, diversity and equity throughout our organisation. Our interview panels will include people of global majority (PGM) to reduce implicit bias and where possible a team member at the same level of seniority as the role we are hiring for. Interviewers and panellists have also completed an allyship training course to ensure everyone receives the fairest opportunity possible.
We encourage candidates with disabilities to apply for roles at The Future Laboratory and we are dedicated to making reasonable adjustments from interviews through to employment. To offer complete transparency, our building does have limitations such as stair-only access, but we will provide modifications where possible.
We are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. As part of this commitment, we operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the position they have applied for. Please follow this link to check what classifies as a disability.
Responsibility of all team members:
We are a multi-disciplinary team; however, The Future Laboratory has a set of expectations that apply to all team members regardless of role and seniority. Team members must treat everyone with dignity and respect, regardless of seniority and background. All team members must work together to create a fair and equitable environment.
Role reports to: Head of foresight
Team members: Art director, designer, creative researchers