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Project Manager


We’re looking for a mid-level to senior project manager to join our friendly London studio, to help us create innovative wayfinding systems for the world’s leading cities, organisations, and institutions, across exterior, interior and campus environments.

You’ll deliver projects that range from wayfinding and information design to environmental graphic design, working closely with the Designers, Planners, Directors and project leads to ensure projects are delivered on time and to budget.

This position if for maternity leave cover, with the possibility of becoming a permanent role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overseeing, planning and delivering a range of projects
  • Managing budgets
  • Working on a daily basis with Executive Directors, Designers and Planners
  • Working and liaising with clients, contractors and external organisations
  • Coordinating the resourcing of the design and planning teams by reviewing resource needs with the other project managers, executive directors, designers and planners on all projects
  • Coordinating with the finance team to ensure a timely, accurate billing and payment process
    Monitor and provide information on all project budgets to ensure they are run on budget and on time
  • Monitor and provide information on project management processes
  • Ensure the accuracy of information by taking responsibility for thoroughly checking your work
  • Set up document templates methodically, consistently and in accordance with Applied protocols
  • Ensure yours and others work is filed and labelled according to the Applied protocols
  • Ensure you and others are proficient, to a level, that enables you to carry out your duties, with the studios project management tools
  • Ensure you and others follow company wide administrative/studio processes and protocols and company resources are treated with respect
  • Ensure you and other diligently record time spent, by project, using the prescribed company system
  • Liaise with and provide progress reports as required to project leads and executive directors.
  • Attend and present at meetings, including client meetings, as required
  • Provide mentoring, training and support to others as required
  • Support the recruitment and induction of other project managers
  • Assist the executive directors in the commercial aspects of the business including advice on pricing, proposal writing and strategic development
  • Provide general support and advice to the studio on its resource and infrastructure development
  • Represent the company with professionalism and credibility to clients, contractors and other third parties
  • Travel as required

The above is a general description of duties. The post holder may be expected to perform other duties as necessary and appropriate to ensure the effective running of the business and its services.
The company reserves the right to make reasonable changes to this job description as required by the demands of the business.

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 and cover letter to jobs@appliedwayfinding.com and title your email with the heading ‘Project Manager Position’.

 

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 Designers


Applied Wayfinding is looking to grow its freelance associate network of designers. We are looking for design professionals with a minimum of 3 years’ experience, who are eager to work on innovative wayfinding and information systems for the world’s leading cities, organisations, and institutions.

In particular, we are looking for the following specialists:

  • Information designers
  • Graphic designers
  • Wayfinding designers
  • Brand/visual identity designers
  • Environmental graphic designers
  • Industrial/product designers
  • UI/UX/Digital product designers

We prefer our freelancers to be able to work from our friendly London studio (Covent Garden) on a full or part time basis during project development.

Freelancers are expected to be highly motivated and passionate individuals, with the ambition and drive to deliver projects of the highest quality. They will work seamlessly with Applied’s creative directors, project managers, designers, and planners, while being able to work effectively and efficiently on their own initiative.

Skills and responsibilities

You will demonstrate a deep understanding of your field, backed up with a portfolio that underlines proficiency in your specialism. You will exhibit an ability to ideate, visualise and iterate strong design concepts. You will need to be confident and articulate, with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Further skills include ability to:

  • Deliver of projects from conception to production with minimal supervision
  • Develop innovative design solutions for client deliverables
  • Plan and execute client presentation materials
  • Relate design work to the client’s business needs
  • Communicate clearly with all team members to ensure efficient workflow
  • Utilise software/tools relevant to your specialism, such as Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, and/or 3D modelling, CAD software

Requirements

Candidates will have worked for at least 3 years within the design industry, and be at middleweight or senior level. You will need to be available to work from within Applied’s London studio on at least a part time basis.

The role may require occasional travel to work at client site or other locations as part of a project team providing design, conceptualisation and solutions pertaining to deliverables.

How to apply:

If you feel you have some or all of the skills and experience 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 ‘Freelance [Your Specialism] Application’.

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