This Place are a digital agency here to help brands move fast to navigate turbulent times. We do that by solving digital problems that stand in the way of driving profit and long term growth. Inspired by purpose as much as profit, we design websites, apps and digital services used by millions of people daily.
Our process blends business consulting and digital design to balance customer needs with commercial goals, and make sure our clients businesses are adaptable to change. It’s grounded in data at every step, and empowers teams to envision bold new customer experiences.
We’re a small team of carefully curated experts, focused on results. We are united by our passion to use digital to improve people’s lives, make better businesses and leave a lasting impact on the world. We’re part agency, part consultancy, part start up, part partner.
At This Place we’re committed to embedding diversity, inclusion and volunteering into our business. In the past year alone we’ve supported team members to mentor budding designers from underrepresented backgrounds, join industry-wide inclusion councils, and provide equality-focused charities with pro bono advice. This commitment to diversity and inclusion has spurred us to adopt Applied as our recruitment platform; we’re focused on making the recruitment process as fair and unbiased as possible for our candidates.
Join us and you’ll work on complex problems that drive you to learn and grow quickly; be empowered to make an impact; help us drive greater diversity & inclusion across the industry; and become part of a tight-knit team who love coming to work everyday.
The Role of the Junior Designer
As we continue to grow our studio, we are on the hunt for driven, self-starting individuals to take on key roles in our UK Design practice supporting our global client base across a variety of strategic design projects.
Reporting to a senior team member, the Junior Designer is a hands-on individual that throws themselves into challenges, flourishes with new opportunities, and shows the right attitude to continue to develop and grow as a professional. As a Junior Designer you would be responsible for consistent quality output when working on key client engagements, you will get the opportunity to work closely with other designers and the leadership team at This Place to learn, grow and develop.
Requirements of a Junior Designer
We are open to applicants with different backgrounds and skillsets, whether you have experience in UX, visual design or something similar. Regardless of background, we're looking for people with:
- Relevant industry experience in product design
- Exposure to a range of product and experience design outputs (examples might include screen design, primary/secondary research, data analysis, journey mapping, persona/segment development, wireframing, prototyping, user flows, heuristic evaluation, usability testing, competitive audits etc.)
- Knowledge of user research and testing
- Experience with design tools (e.g. Sketch, Figma, ProtoPie, Principle, etc.)
- A passion for learning new skills and personal development
- Strong written English and personal presentational skills
- Ability to work solo and as a team player
Balance - A flexible and balanced working policy
Community - A relaxed, creative and dog-friendly office in the heart of Shoreditch; summer and winter team conferences; regular team-wide get-togethers
Wellbeing - Cycle to work scheme; free access to mental health services; regular company-wide surveys
Community - Regular opportunities to give back to worthy causes, through mentoring, social impact programmes, and other volunteering initiatives
Development - Employee and team training budgets
Reward - Shares allocated under the This Place annual scheme; annual salary above London Living Wage
Time off - 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
Security - Company pension with 4% employer contribution
This is a pivotal role in the development of This Place and our continuing success and one which will provide an opportunity for continued growth.