Jason Bruges Studio

Senior Designer

Based: London
Level: Senior
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 19 April 2019
Website: jasonbruges.com
Twitter: @jasonbruges
Job Listing Added: 20 March 2019

Jason Bruges Studio was founded in 2002. Jason leads a pioneering team of architects, artists, designers, engineers, programmers and computational designers. The studio’s work blends architecture with interaction design and uses a high-tech, mixed media palette to explore spectacle, time-based interventions and dynamic spatial experiences. The design studio and in-house workshop is based in London Fields, East London.


We are looking for a talented and solution focused Senior Designer to join the team to work across a variety of exciting commissions, to uphold the high standards of work within the studio and work as a specialist team member on a variety of global projects. The focus of this role is to deliver exceptional creative responses to complex design briefs and lead our experienced team to deliver outstanding design presentations that propose innovative yet realistic design solutions within a framework of professional project management. This role will also involve a certain amount of experimentation and working with the team to prototype ideas to aid in the creative process. A sense of resilience and humour are a must as we approach everything we do with exploration and excitement.


The Role:
• Work closely with clients to determine briefs, narratives, technical challenges, and develop the project budget and
schedule.
• Undertake research to form design concepts
• Prepare design solutions that include sketches, animations, storyboards, CAD drawings and models, prototypes and
resolve materials and production methods
• Effectively communicate design ideas, narrative and project development through professional presentations to
management, clients and key stakeholders
• Manage our experienced team of designers, computational designers, creative technologists to deliver the above
• Monitor, assist, manage and guide the design process of more junior members of the team to deliver great results for
their projects
• Professionally manage suppliers, freelancers and third parties as required by the demands of individual projects
• Professionally manage timelines and budgets for all design stages of work to ensure deliverables are met within the
allocated studio time resource and production budget
• Work with our production team during the technical design, production and delivery of a project to ensure that the
design vision and client requirements are met
• Some foreign travel will be expected


Skills & Experience required:
• Part 2 Architect (or equivalent) with at least 5 years of post-graduation project management experience within a
world class professional design environment
• Exceptional design skills, the ability to present and communicate ideas clearly that can be delivered through
realistic design solutions
• Proven ability to deliver large multi-stakeholder projects on time and on budget
• History of impeccable client liaison and internal management skills
• Able to negotiate with and confidently manage a variety of suppliers
• A multi-tasker with a proven ability to manage multiple projects at any one time within a fast paced environment
• Demonstrated experience of managing a diverse team from different disciplines to deliver exceptional work
• Experience of working with interactive environments
• Strong understanding of current technology, materials and manufacturing processes
• Project and team management experience through the typical architectural stages of work, alongside production,
installation and commissioning
• Knowledge of Rhino, Cinema4D and Adobe Creative Suite such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, Media
Encoder as well as Microsoft Office software - Word, Excel, Powerpoint


Behaviours:
• A genuine interest in the interactive art installation sector
• Keeping up to date with developments in design and technology
• A flexible and creative approach to working within a team and with clients
• Impeccable communication and the ability to transfer complex ideas into layman terms
• Keeping up to date with developments in design / architectural regulations
• Self-starter and ability to inspire and motivate others
• Analytical and thorough work ethic to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
• Commercial awareness


Benefits:
• 20 days paid annual leave, exclusive of English bank holidays + 1 day for your birthday
• Automatic enrolment on our Pension Scheme
• An iPhone on our Vodaphone business package
• Free yoga once a week
• Wednesday running club
• Weekly shared teaching sessions including Grasshopper and Python
• Friday drinks
• Annual summer party and open studios

How to Apply

Please send your cover letter, CV and portfolio to [email protected]