The world we’ve been given to solve.
The first important layer is the work we do. Collectively we believe we’ve been given a world to solve. Design and thinking and culture are a powerful set of tools for change.
When you join Accept & Proceed you will be given the power to influence amazing brands to do amazing things for everyone.
A second layer of reason? Hard to put in a job ad, easy to see for yourself when you come for an interview (virtually or in-person).
At Accept & Proceed, every single day, you will contribute to the success of a team and feel the energy of being a vital part of shaping the future.
The third layer are the employee benefits we offer. All team members receive healthy salaries, training, a great East London location, travel opportunities, time to creatively explore every other Friday and excellent career progression.
As a Midweight Designer you are responsible for working within project teams and owning your own creative exploration. You will be working collaboratively and taking responsibility for delivering design work under the direction of both the Senior designer and Design Director. You have the ability to develop well crafted, compelling designs and are confident in presenting them to the rest of your team and occasionally to clients when appropriate. You are also self motivated in your approach and look for opportunities to expand on a client brief and also feel confident in suggesting any changes of approach or studio project ideas with your line manager. Your role also asks that you continue to support the junior members of the team.
Raising concerns and queries w/senior team in a professional & constructive way
Working collaboratively within a team
Ensuring your work is signed of by CD / DD or SD
Being organised – aware of what you should be doing & how long you have to do it, managing & tracking your time.
Filing / storing work in line with A&P process
Understanding the brief with the confident ability to apply best practice
Personally pushing yourself to go beyond the brief
Contributing to the design development process, seeing some projects through from start to finish.
Developing design routes – offering more than one
Presenting ideas confidently (internally and sometimes externally) with ability to clearly discuss decision making rationale - taking constructive criticism.
Thoroughly checking any presentation that you are working on
Liaising with 3rd parties such as printers and suppliers
Supplying artwork to printers
Following instruction but also bringing your own thinking
Contributing in meetings & briefings.
Assisting where needed, supporting the wider design team and studio as a whole
Assisting the Senior Designer in coaching the junior designers
Overseeing interns - brief, crit, coaching, check-ins
Sharing learned skills with others (across all levels of the business)
Ensuring a high level of personal creative output
Owning your own objectives & personal development, being proactive in learning new skills & new ways of working
Representing the agency when speaking to 3rd parties
Skills and experience
Positive attitude, supportive, self motivated, respectful, excited by design, communication skills,
collaborative approach to team working, continual improvement, organisational skills, attention to detail.
Design Graduate or similar. 3 years work experience. Strong understanding of CC