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Wayfinding & Environmental Designer

  • Wayfinding & Environmental Designer
  • Auckland
  • $110k - $120k
Following application, a talent agent will review your CV, cover note & portfolio against the role and will be in touch within 72 hours (it's the polite thing to do isn't it?).
  • Full Time
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Nicole Chuah Recruitment Consultant

Are you a designer who’s an expert at melding environmental form and function? Are you passionate about human-centred design and the way we interact with the built environment?

On behalf of our Auckland-based client who is one of Aotearoa’s leading architectural firms, The Pond is looking for a talented and passionate Designer with a knack for bridging the gap between art, design, and the human experience.

You’ll be a self-motivated, ambitious, organised designer with a background in environmental graphics, wayfinding, exhibits, and signage. You’ll be a top conceptual thinker, be a wiz on the design tools and collaborate in a strong team to deliver beautiful wayfinding and environmental graphics for various, high-profile projects in the built environment. The ideal person will be able to translate brand and design into the physical format, overseeing wayfinding projects from planning to conception, and take point in projects and deadlines.

But it’s not just designing you’ll do – you’ll take lead within the Brand Design team, providing your expertise to a variety of architectural, design, and strategic projects. Day-to-day you’ll see yourself engaging with clients, initiating workshops, managing project programmes & deliverables, and building positive relationships with key stakeholders and clients within and outside of the business.

Ready to take on this amazing role and make your mark? APPLY TODAY!

The breakdown  

We are looking for an accomplished designer with:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience working with environmental graphics, wayfinding, and signage

Proven results and experience in…

  • Strong conceptual ability with interesting fresh ideas
  • Experience working in a design team or creative department
  • Comfortable working with modelling software, a wiz on Adobe Creative Suite
  • Creative in problem-solving, deadline-driven, and passionate about human-centred design
  • Strong digital design background
  • Ability to deliver quickly and assist with art working when required
  • Strong design skills across typography, layout and spatial design
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proactive, smart with attention to detail
  • Experience in modelling spatial designs in 3D software (highly desirable)

Are you someone who is…

  • Innovative and always wanting to share new ideas?
  • An innovative and creative problem solver?
  • Always willing to push the boundaries?

The reward

  • Salary of up to $120k depending on experience
  • Be part of a group of trailblazers in Architecture this side of the world
  • Incredibly diverse and inclusive work culture
  • Work compelling projects that are never the same!

Mandatory requirements

  • A relevant tertiary design qualification (highly preferred)

In summary

Passionate about the way humans interact with the physical space? If you’re a talented, go-getter Designer, then we have the perfect opportunity for you! 

Apply today

If this role sounds like you, apply today or e-mail [email protected] with a brief summary of why you may be interested in this position. Or call Nicole directly on 022 044 2042 for a confidential chat. 

About The Pond

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