Our future plans involve bringing in graduates and early career designers in the near future. If you have recently graduated or are graduating in the next year, we'd like to hear from you and we'll be in touch when suitable opportunities arise.
At Edge Innovation, we are a small team of design and innovation professionals, working with a diverse range of public sector and private sector clients. We work with them to develop better innovation processes and on implementing these processes. Our Graduate Design Associates help refine our design innovation framework, evaluate and capture impact and support our continuing growth.
Below is a description of the Graduate Design Associate job role and what we are looking for. If the description sounds like you, we would love to hear from you by emailing your CV and portfolio to email@example.com.
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: