Graduate Opportunity

Graduate Creative Technologist/Developer – Consulting

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At Arup, we design ground-breaking icons through our work in design. We're a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts who use our skills to make a positive difference in the world.

Our Arup Virtual & Visualisation team is a creative studio, changing the way we experience the built environment through experience led design and communication. The team consists of a creative mix of digital artists and technical specialists.

The team's focus is to be continually at the cutting-edge of visualisation techniques through applied innovation of virtual technologies and simulation. The team itself acts as an ‘Innovation Hub', implementing experiments in its new Simulation Theatre and Immersion Laboratory. Interactive, augmented and virtual reality experiences are just some of the combination of tools we work with.

We create the highest quality visualisation work including images, animations and interactive VR and AR for projects of major significance, from the London Olympic Park to HS2. Our core values are creativity, innovation and excellence in the application of emerging technologies.

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About the role

We're looking for a Graduate Developer to join our London team. In this creative and technical role, you will work closely with a number of different disciplines to deliver projects at different design stages, scales and visual impacts. You will have the opportunity to learn a broad range of skills, gain an in-depth knowledge of the processes involved and gather invaluable work experience in a dynamic and vibrant environment.

As a team, we are a passionate about what we do and are driven to push the boundaries of what we can achieve. This will provide many opportunities for you to contribute to innovating what we do, both now and into the future.

In this role, you will need to:

  • Work within the team environment and embrace workflow and contribute to the collaborative environment of the team and beyond;
  • Manage timescales and deliveries;
  • Speak with clients and converse in a professional and technical way;
  • Have the drive to develop your own knowledge and expertise in applying skills with emerging technologies with a passion for the next practices.

About you

We're looking for graduates with curiosity, personal drive, design flair and technical knowhow. If you can combine these skills with an understanding of (or willingness to learn about) the built environment and a desire to deliver excellent services for clients, we'd like to hear from you.

We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills:

  • Recognised degree or diploma, or higher qualification, from fields such as Computer Science, Architecture, Computer Animation, Computational Design, Visual Effects or Games Development with a prediction of 2:1.

Skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Real time graphics engines (eg Unity / Unreal)
  • Programming for animation/visual effects production/game environments
  • Creative Data Visualisation
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Shader Development
  • Data Analytics
  • UI/UX design

Experience or interest in one of the following is desirable:

  • Cloud Application Development
  • Particle Systems
  • Machine learning
  • IoT/embedded systems
  • Computer Vision & Image Processing
  • Robotics

Arup offers

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 comprehensive package, including a flexible benefits fund and a generous pension
  • 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

Assessment Centres will take place from May 2021, so we recommend that you apply as soon as possible so you don't miss out on this exciting opportunity.

Shape your time with us

Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a great place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. We therefore welcome applications from diverse candidates. This includes people with disabilities so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.

At Arup, you'll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people.  As a firm with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

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