The EDF Energy Research and Development UK Centre is at the forefront of the investigation and deployment of brand new digital technologies. Leading hi-tech, innovative projects such as developing apps that depict future wind farms to how to display and interpret SMART meter data, it’s an exciting area to work in and one which we’re currently expanding. We’re looking for a Digital Designer to join our Digital Innovation team on an industrial placement. It’s a fantastic opportunity for someone to get involved in the digital future of EDF Energy. If you’re a digitally-focused graphic design student who wants to gain experience in one of the UK’s most exciting R&D departments, this could be your chance to secure a ‘feel better future’.
- Studying Graphic Design, or a related degree relevant to the placement
- You’ll be on track to achieve or will have already achieved a 2:1 undergraduate degree, or 2:2 postgraduate qualification
- Creative flair and high attention to detail
- Able to juggle multiple projects and respect corporate requirements for consumer products
- Keen on progressing graphical skills and learning about digital innovations
- Innovative and able to work in a team
- Interest in energy industry desirable
- Indepth knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop software, and good skills in the rest of Adobe CS suite
- Experience working with Sketch and InVision would be an advantage
- Photography skills desirable
Applications are now closed.
Taking on a real job at a junior level, you’ll have the chance to get hands on experience designing innovative new products for customers and businesses. Working with team members and company stakeholders, you’ll help to create designs and ideas that can communicate complex concepts in simple, clever ways. Websites, apps, brand guidelines – you’ll experience it all. It’s up to you what you make of it.
During this placement, you will:
Work with team members to create production ready web site and mobile application user interfaces and user experience.
Create new designs and propose ideas to better communicate and express complex concepts through new prototypes and marketing presentations.
Create designs to differentiate and enhance our communication materials, and help us to produce inspiring, motivating and engaging products stories.
Be accountable for brand consistency across the produced assets, and work with the internal Brand team to meet the company’s digital guidelines.
Provide creative and out-of-the-box thinking.
Research and create innovative new data visualisation techniques.
Most of what you learn will be on the job, with support and guidance from your team. Plus, you’ll have the chance to learn new design techniques during your working hours.
This placement will be based between Brighton and London.
It’s worth noting that we don’t offer relocation help for Industrial Placements. So if the placement you’re applying for isn’t in your local area, you’ll need to be able to cover the cost of moving to and living there yourself.
Apply for our Digital Designer industrial placement through this website – all we’ll ask for initially is your CV.
Our recruitment process gives us a good chance to get to know each other. We want to find out whether you’ve got the skills and outlook to be the future of energy and you'll have a chance to see whether we’re the right option for you.
Start by sending us your CV along with a cover letter explaining why you want a career with EDF Energy and how you meet our minimum requirements.
It’s not always easy to convey your best qualities and experiences on paper, so if we like the look of your CV we might call you for a short telephone interview. As well as giving more evidence of the skills and qualities we’re looking for, you’ll be able to show us you’ve given careful thought to your career choice.
Impress us over the phone and you’ll be invited to an assessment centre or interview. Here you’ll get to learn more about us, our culture, our people and our programmes. You'll also have a chance to demonstrate your technical knowledge.
If everything goes well, we’ll make you an offer as soon as possible. If you accept, congratulations on the official start of a very exciting and rewarding career with EDF Energy.
Applications are now closed.