Looking to join the Applied team?!

Take a look at the opportunities below and get in touch!

Junior Designer


Applied Wayfinding is looking for a Junior Designer who is eager to work on projects where information, wayfinding and design meet. The candidate needs to be passionate about information design and have a keen attention to detail, in other words, an understanding of how to make things look good and work well! Not only is this a great opportunity to be at the global forefront of wayfinding, mapping, branding and technology, but you will be welcomed into the team at our friendly studio in Covent Garden, London.

General requirements:

  • Interest in wayfinding, information and cartographic design
  • Strong typographic skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Methodical approach to research and problem solving
  • Work to a brief within defined systems and be able to follow design guidelines
  • Able to understand the importance of your role within a wider project
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to ask questions when needed
  • Good time keeping and commitment to achieving deadlines
  • Ability to concentrate on specific tasks – process driven
  • Able to organise work through meticulous filing
  • Immediate start

Key tasks:

  • Work with the senior designers to develop different aspects of projects
  • Participate in design workshops
  • Draw and illustrate cartographic elements, diagrams and pictograms
  • Check the accuracy of information
  • Artworking

Software:

  • Illustrator CS6+
  • InDesign CS6+
  • CAD experience is a plus

Qualifications:

  • Design degree – Graphic / Information Design

To apply please send a cover letter, CV and portfolio to appliedwayfinding.com

Design Intern


We’re looking for a design intern to assist our in our friendly London studio, as we deliver innovative wayfinding systems for the world’s leading cities, organisations, and institutions, across exterior, interior and campus environments.

You’ll be very much involved in the delivery of projects, working closely with our project teams to tackle various aspects of user research, wayfinding strategy, concept design, detailed design, and artworking phases of our wayfinding projects.

Requirements

We are looking for highly motivated and passionate individuals, with a keen graphic eye and ambition to deliver projects of the highest quality.

You will have a portfolio that demonstrates strong typographic skills and your design process, in addition to the craft of your final designs. At Applied we like design thinkers who champion the meaningful as much as they do the beautiful.

You will be articulate, proactive, and not afraid to speak up and ask questions. You’ll ideally have an interest in some of the following:

  • Information design
  • Typography
  • Wayfinding, signage, cartography
  • Design for transport systems
  • Environmental graphic design

You’ll also be proficient and up-to-date with the latest software required for the role, i.e. Adobe Creative Suite and any other graphic software, as well as being competent with presentation, word processing and spreadsheet tools etc.

Application Instructions

If you feel you have some or all of the skills and interests we are looking for, we would love to hear from you. To apply please submit your CV, portfolio and cover letter to jobs@appliedwayfinding.com and title your email with ‘Design Intern Position’.

Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to notify all unsuccessful applicants. If you have not been notified of the outcome of your application within two weeks of its submittal, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Freelance talent wanted


Applied Wayfinding is looking to grow our freelance associate network of Designers & Planners. We are looking for design & planning professionals with a minimum of 5 years experience, who are eager to work on projects where information, wayfinding and design meet.

Candidates’ primary interests should include:

  • Information design
  • Typography
  • Wayfinding (exterior and interior)
  • Environmental graphic design
  • Cartography
  • Design for multi-modal transport systems

In addition, planning candidates’ primary interests should include:

  • User research
  • Strategy development
  • Information planning

Experience of:

  • Creatively directing, planning and delivering a range of projects from concept through to production
  • Managing deliverables, time and budgets to meet client commitments
  • Working collaboratively with other designers, planners and a range of sub-contractors to deliver projects
  • Presenting to and maintaining working relationships with representatives from a range of public and private sector client organisations
  • CAD experience is a plus

Experience working within related fields such as interaction design (websites and apps), branding, exhibition design, editorial design, industrial / product design and civil engineering are also highly valued.

We are also looking for specialists in the following areas:

  • UI/UX design (web and apps)
  • Illustration
  • 3D modelling
  • CAD
  • Exhibition design
  • Product design
  • Branding
  • Editorial design
  • Branding
  • Artworking
  • Photo editing / visualisation
  • Transport planning

If you feel you have some or all of the skills and experience we are looking for we would love to hear from you. Not only is this a great opportunity to be at the global forefront of wayfinding, mapping, branding and technology, but you will be welcomed into the team at our friendly studio in Covent Garden, London.

Please send in your portfolio, cover letter and CV to jobs@appliedwayfinding.com.