A Practice for Everyday Life

Designer (Mid)

We are currently seeking a Graphic Designer to join our studio. This creative role focuses on developing innovative, intelligent creative designs across brand, digital, print, 2D motion design and type design.

This is a full-time position (37.5 hours, 5 days per week) based in-person at our studio in east London. You should have 3+ years' experience working in a creative studio/agency, and enjoy working collaboratively.

Salary: £30,000–£35,000
Deadline for submission: 31 May 2024

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

About Us

A Practice for Everyday Life (APFEL) is a multidisciplinary studio for art direction and graphic design, based in London. The studio collaborates with global brands, cultural institutions, and contemporary artists on a diverse range of projects, spanning art direction, brand identity, web design, editorial design, exhibitions and type design.

Working at APFEL

  • Flexible daily working hours around our core working hours.
  • An off-site cultural outing each month – visiting a gallery, house or paid exhibition together.
  • Regular studio socials, including the opportunity to be part of private openings and events at galleries and museums.
  • Catered team lunches – a chance for everyone to come together and catch up once a month.
  • Increased holiday allowance after 3 years at APFEL.
  • Studio closure between Christmas and New Year's.
  • Workplace pension scheme.

About the Role

  • Develop innovative design solutions across branding, digital, type design, print and 2D motion design.
  • Work closely with Creative Leads on the design and production management of projects.
  • Act as key client contact on some projects, managing schedules, production, and timely delivery.
  • Collaborate with the team, and managing creative partners/associates from time to time.
  • Communicating ideas and designs both to clients and within the wider team, driving regular objective critiques of creative work in the studio.
  • Prepare and confidently deliver creative presentations.

Your Experience and Skills

  • 3+ years experience in a graphic design role within a creative studio or equivalent, including managing projects from start to finish.
  • Strong knowledge of design, motion and typography, with an interest in book, exhibition and print design.
  • Ability to design, research and accurately artwork files for production and oversee artworking carried out by junior staff.
  • Advanced technical skills in using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Glyphs.
  • Experience with Premiere and 3D animation software (Cinema 4D, Blender) is a bonus.
  • Degree in graphic design or related field.

How to apply

Please send the below to w@apracticeforeverydaylife.com with the subject line ‘Designer’:

  • A PDF or link to your portfolio A PDF of your CV
  • A covering letter/email helping us understand why you should be considered for this position
  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form
  • Your start date availability

Download Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Deadline for submission: 31 May 2024

Please note that A Practice for Everyday Life reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore it is recommended to submit applications early.
The right to work in the United Kingdom is essential.