Designer job opportunities - Maynard

Designer job opportunities

We are looking for talented, passionate and experienced designers to join our growing team.

Please apply with a cv and portfolio of work to jobs@maynard-design.com

Due to the volume of applications we receive we cannot respond to each applicant individually. If we’d like you to come in for an interview, we will be in touch in due course.

 


Mid Weight and Senior Industrial Designers

We are looking for talented, self-motivated mid weight and senior product / industrial designers. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a developing team where you will be heavily involved in a variety of projects and work under the supervision of the Creative Director.

The projects will cover a variety of sectors including transport and public realm. The products to be designed will vary from architectural components to lighting, signage and street furniture.  Our clients are visionaries and leaders in their own fields; the designer will have the knowledge and confidence to work closely with clients and stakeholders to deliver high quality and creative products in accordance with design briefs.

Candidates at this level need to show a robust knowledge of the full design process and evidence of their experience at each stage,  from research through to delivering detailed technical drawings to production standards.

An appreciation of craft, and a proven ability to work with manufacturers to deliver innovative products is essential. Experience working for companies specialising in product / industrial design within the transport and public realm sectors is advantageous. The ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in cities and a passion for developing enduring products and solutions which improve the lives of citizens.

Our salary/package is competitive and dependent on the candidate’s experience.

Roles are available immediately.

Core responsibilities:

– Deliver and/or lead multiple, often complex, design projects from concept through to site whilst adhering to the design briefs, programmes and budgets.
– Undertake project and user research and develop design briefs with the client team
– Produce and supervise the delivery of coherent drawings at conceptual stage, tender and construction stages.
– Collaborate with other design disciplines to co-ordinate and deliver designs.
– Prepare presentations and design reports.
– Support wider team members in the form of research, document creation, graphic work etc.
– Managing, mentoring and developing junior members of the team and keeping up to date with industry trends.
– Client pitching and delivery of presentations.
– Identifying business opportunities and supporting the business development team.

Skills:

– Bachelors and/or Masters degree in Product / Industrial Design or related field.
– 5-10 years of relevant industry experience with established agencies.
– User centric focus with experience of service design
– Process led, developing products through concept drawings, models and polished presentation materials.
– Experience working across different design phases, from research to manufacture.
– Excellent creative and technical skills; a strategic thinker combined with meticulous attention to detail.
– A good understanding of British regulations and standards for design and construction.
– Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino, Solidworks, Keyshot and/or Vray.
– Great written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills.
– Proactive, self-sufficient, collaborative and works well under pressure.
– Ability to work across multiple projects and inspire/lead small teams.
– Fluent in English verbal and written, other languages a plus.
– Must have a valid EU work permit.

 


Mid Weight Graphic Information Designer

We are looking for a creative and self-motivated middleweight graphic information designer. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a small team where you will be heavily involved in a variety of projects across the built environment.

The principle responsibilities of this position will involve the creative development of 2D graphic elements including colour palettes, typography, pictograms and illustrations; as well as the development and implementation of strong brand identities. Other design disciplines within the studio may also require support in the form of research, document creation or graphic illustration.

This role would suit candidates with 4+ years’ experience working in this field. Candidates must demonstrate a keen interest in working on public realm and transport infrastructure projects. This role would see the designer working with a mix of industrial designers, project architects and information planners. All the usual programme knowledge required plus some digital and user interface design knowledge would be advantageous.

Our salary/package is competitive and dependent on the candidate’s experience.

Core responsibilities:

–  Undertaking project research and generating design concepts
–  Development of core graphic elements e.g. colour palettes, typography, layout and pictograms
–  Development and implementation of strong brand identities
–  Creation of detailed design guidelines, reports and presentations
–  Artworking for print or digital media
–  Collaboration and coordination with other disciplines

Skills:

–  Bachelors and/or Masters degree in design related subject
–  Relevant experience (4 years +) in established agencies
–  Experience of working on transport and urban wayfinding projects
–  Excellent design, typography, composition and conceptual thinking skills
–  Must have experience of working with design guidelines
–  Excellent artworking skills
–  Great written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills
–  Confidence at presenting work to clients and ability to manage own project timings
–  Ability to work across multiple projects
–  Conscientious, organised, thorough and highly detail minded
–  Proactive, collaborative and work well under pressure
–  Proficient in at least: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
–  Fluent in English verbal and written, other languages an advantage
–  Must have a valid EU work permit

Bonus skills:

–  Digital/App design knowledge
–  Animation experience

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