In a nutshell an ed/ge Graduate Design Associate should be canny, think critically and creatively deliver.
People are at the centre of our work, whether understanding their behaviours and what that means for design or working collaboratively in teams to deliver what is needed. Therefore, the following skills and experience are especially important for us:
When we talk about critical thinking, it’s not nit picking or box ticking we are talking about. We think critically about the way things are and are often unsatisfied with what we find. We want to actively participate in making things better, for us that means the following skills and experience matter:
Last but by no means least we believe a design-led approach should harness creativity. To us this means our work should be joyous, expressive and make uncommon connections so we can help shape new meaning. We take pride in the craft of our work and would like that to be a mark of how we are seen externally. For us that means: