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Graduate Digital Consultant – Digital Designer

About us 

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference to the world. Arup Digital combines innovative digital solutions and processes with our domain expertise across the built environment.

Advanced Digital Engineering

We are a centre of excellence for digital in Arup. We combine advanced digital, engineering, technical, and project expertise to add new value for clients.

Arup's Advanced Digital Engineering group comprises over 300 advanced engineering, digital and project consultants, bringing together a seamless combination of digital and data-related capabilities with Arup's traditional engineering and design strengths. We use this to solve our clients most complex challenges and help them respond effectively to the fast-changing digital world. We combine advanced digital expertise in data, models, analytics, and user centred design, with world-class specialist engineering skills such as advanced dynamics, vibration and wind engineering, as well as digital advisory services, mobility consulting and digital product design and delivery.

We support Arup's longstanding commitment to work on the most interesting and innovative projects by using the right modelling, data, technology and automation capabilities to redefine the built environment with our clients. We provide digital advisory services that focus on working with clients on their digital strategy, design of new services, systems and assets, and helping deliver working solutions along with the development of new analysis tools and other cloud enabled digital services for clients.

What are we looking for?

A digital designer to join our existing Digital Insight team in London and help develop our digital consulting business across a wide range of relevant sectors.

You will have the drive to excel as a digital designer and enjoy the challenges and the satisfaction that accompany success. The role will be to assist the Arup Digital Insight team, joining our existing team of user researchers, user interface/interaction designers, web developers, and product managers. You will help with an expanding workload and will offer complementary and new skills to growing the area of user-centred design in Arup's London Digital Team.

Meet our Graduates

Hear from a range of our Graduates that are now a year into their employment, to find out more about the projects that they have worked on, what they have enjoyed the most, and what has challenged them over the last 12 months.

What will Arup offer you?

The opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced and diverse working environment. Arup searches for the highest calibre recruits and supports and encourages enhancement of skills and career advancement.

The position will be based in London but it is expected that the successful candidate will be willing to travel to other offices (including international locations) and work there for short periods.

What will you offer Arup?

Personal profile

You will be an experienced practitioner in one or more of service design, user experience design, interaction design, technology-led prototyping or equivalent design disciplines.

You should be an innovative problem solver, someone who thinks ‘outside the box' and who is able to communicate ideas and solutions. You should have a positive and forward-thinking approach and enjoy working as part of a friendly and supportive team. Workload will be diverse and the ability to multi-task and manage your workload is important.

An enquiring mind is key to our approach, as we work across numerous diverse contexts. You will be able to assimilate such new contexts rapidly, and to use various design techniques to help make sense of them, for colleagues, clients and collaborators.

Arup offers its employees opportunities to become involved in activities and areas of work beyond the scope of any job description. You should be a well-rounded person in terms of interests and ambitions as we look forward to you getting involved and becoming fully integrated into the Arup community.

Technical qualifications

You will have a strong academic background or demonstrated work experience in digital design. You should have a portfolio of work that demonstrates your ability to think critically, create, and test digital designs.

We are particularly keen to meet people with an interest in story-telling with data. Experience with data-driven narratives, data visualisation, or similar is desired.

In return, we offer the following:

There are infinite possibilities when you join Arup. You'll receive all the opportunities that come with a challenging, fulfilling career, including a competitive salary and welcome bonus, profit share scheme, a flexible benefits fund and generous pension.

What else can you expect?

  • Opportunities to work on international projects.
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world.
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment.
  • A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills.
  • The support you need to develop your career through professional accreditation and training.

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Opportunity Overview

  • November 18th, 2018
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • London

Disciplines accepted...

  • Computer & IT
  • Computer Science
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Systems

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