Job Description

Visual designer

Location: London (flexible), Edinburgh

Career Level: Manager

We are a family of Fjordians. Our living culture and borderless playground provide us with space to thrive, following simple core values that inform everything we do. Be adventurous. Bring a vision. Make an impact. Rely on empathy. Nurture collaboration. Stay transparent. Be bold and generous in all you do.

Thanks to a unique partnership with Accenture, we’re able to do work that changes the world, and we’re always looking for kindred spirits.

We believe there is nothing more important than creating products and services that will positively impact the world we live. Keeping the human at the centre of our design ensures that impact. Be part of a team that is curious, driven by empathy, and relentless in our pursuit of meaningful and impactful design.

This is your opportunity to be part of a team that is creating positive impact for our clients and the world through a powerful empathetic lens of the people we serve.

As a Visual Designer in London, you will work with blended teams to define concepts, strategies, and create visual design artifacts at a project level. You have a strong appreciation for every aspect of Visual Design, and you are able to collaborate closely with service designers, interaction designers, and technologists to craft great experiences and consistently adapt designs across devices and channels.

As a team, we:

  • Create products that provide real value for our clients and their customers.

  • Nurture a new generation of outstanding design practitioners

  • Lead, lean in, be creative, and have fun.

  • Believe strategic thinking should be supported by tangible solutions that help clients to connect to their users through memorable experiences  

Working together, we will:

  • Have specific opportunities to use design theory and practice to make a difference in people’s lives.

  • Engage in ongoing activities that enable us to learn, practice, and evolve our discipline.

  • Collaborate on products and services that change the way our clients do business.

As a Visual Designer, you will:

  • Drive solving visual design challenges, from helping to create new Design Systems to crafting beautiful micro interactions and deliver production-ready designs.

  • Be passionate about visual design trends and push the boundaries of our discipline

  • Communicate visual design concepts through various artefacts such as mood boards, screen designs and interactive prototypes.

  • Support the detailed definition of visual design artifacts based on relevant business, technical and design considerations.

  • Explain, discuss, and justify your design decisions effectively.

  • Lead visual design activities at a project level, managing day-to-day relationships with clients and stakeholders with respect to these activities. Manage and maintain team motivation and morale. 

  • Explain, discuss and justify design decisions effectively; give effective feedback and direction to other team members.  

  • Attend studio and community events, workshops, and conference

  • Actively participate in new business development efforts by providing expert information in pitch efforts and client meetings.

  • Attend and help plan studio and community events, workshops, and conferences as a Fjord ambassador. 

  • Assess performance and provide career guidance for those in your project and line management team. 

  • Self-identify development and career goals.

  • Lead and give feedback in interviews for prospective candidates. 

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Your experience:

  • Relevant in-depth experience in a Visual Design or Digital Product Design role.

  • Any form of experience in one or more of the following: higher education in a design related degree, a course or similar experience in a visual or product design role.

  • Experience in translating business and customer requirements into visually compelling solutions.

  • Experience working with a Design System to create production ready deliverables

  • High dexterity in speed and quality with the tools of your trade such as Sketch, Figma, Invision, Adobe CS, Miro or Mural

  • Experienced in creating low and high-fidelity prototypes

  • Knowledge of and curiosity about technology, translating its impact on design solutions.

  • Proven strong collaborative and teamwork skills working collaboratively with cross-functional team members.

  • Proven history of delivering projects on time.

  • Proven strong collaborative and teamwork skills

  • A general understanding of areas of specialisation within the greater visual design landscape, including but not limited to illustration, motion design, typography, and data visualisation.

Set yourself apart:

  • Working knowledge of delivery management tools such as Trello, JIRA or Asana and delivery methodologies such as Agile, DevOPs etc.

  • Experience in coding and in creating coded prototypes.

  • Ability to share design decisions with clients and partners

  • Data visualisation skills

  • Illustration skills

  • Motion design and animation skills

  • Experience in running online and offline workshops and interviews with clients and users to validate design decisions.

Other notes

Applications without a design portfolio which demonstrates experience in Visual Design will not be considered.

What’s in it for you

In addition to a competitive basic salary, you will have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.



All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

What people are saying about us

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Current Employee - Analyst in London, England.

Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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