Make is a studio of highly creative and talented architects and designers who have acquired considerable professional experience designing advanced, complex and iconic buildings. We’re an equal opportunities employer committed to creating an open and egalitarian working environment. We’ve been listed in the Sunday Times ‘Best Small Companies to Work For’ ranking for three consecutive years, and were the AJ100 Practice of the Year 2014 and the AJ100 Employer of the Year 2016.

Our brand and internal design are an extension of this and integral to the success of the practice. This is a very creative and diverse role within a branded framework. The chosen candidate will be working with three graphic designers, two in-house writers and a photographer, as well as the wider Communications team.

The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running and have a minimum two years’ of relevant experience, with strong digital experience and a desire to innovate using different software. This role will be key to bringing our project portfolio to life in an animated medium, from concept to completion, and will involve working closely with project architects.

Start date is as soon as possible.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Creating animated graphics.
  • Designing digital presentations for Mac and PC.
  • Providing architects with design assistance where needed.
  • Creating and updating marketing and promotional materials.
  • Designing promotional items.
  • Providing technical support for Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro and Photoshop.
  • Designing webpages and websites where needed.

Design experience and skills required:

  • A content-relevant, up-to-date professional portfolio demonstrating:
    o Website and animation design.
    o A keen eye for detail.
    o Well-executed work with typography.
    o Creative design solutions for relevant briefs.
  • Fluency in After Effects, Cinema 4D or equivalent software, Premiere Pro and Photoshop.
  • Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator and PowerPoint.

It would be also beneficial to have some of the following:

  • Familiarity with the architectural design process.
  • A keen interest in the urban environment.
  • Experience working with writers and editors/proofreaders.
  • Experience working with photographers.
  • Experience working within a collaborative design team.
  • Experience taking projects from concept to completion.
  • Knowledge and understanding of front-end digital design for web and apps.
  • Knowledge and understanding of website programming.

About you:
At Make we look for people who not only have the required experience and skills but also fit the culture. We’re an employee-owned practice, which means every employee is a partner. For this role, we’re looking for someone who has the following skills and attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Proactive, innovative, resourceful and self-motivated.
  • Organised and methodical, with an emphasis on efficient time management.
  • Able to multi-task.
  • Approachable, helpful and thrives in a supporting role.
  • A keen interest in architecture.

Minimum qualifications:

  • BA in Graphic Design or equivalent.

How to apply: If you think you have the drive to succeed in this creative and challenging environment, please email your CV, portfolio and salary expectations.

We expect to receive a high volume of applications; if you do not hear from us within two weeks, please assume you have been unsuccessful at this time.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE
Make does not accept CVs from agencies.