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AECOM Content Designer in Croydon, United Kingdom

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for Content Designer to join our over 60 strong Stakeholder Engagement, Consultation and Communications team. We are based across the UK and Ireland. However, this a hybrid role which can be based in any of AECOM’s existing offices, where you will join the Stakeholder Engagement, Consultation and Communications team (Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Croydon, Leeds or Manchester).

We’re looking for a talented and creative Content Designer to join our team and contribute to our mission of creating engaging and visually captivating content on behalf of our clients. This role is suitable for an individual that is passionate about communication and can demonstrate experience of creating compelling content that resonates with a wide variety of audiences, across multiple channels and platforms, including digital and print media. The position demands someone who has experience of working in a client facing environment; managing multiple design briefs, brand and clients, as well as liaison with suppliers.

The key aspects of the role are outline below:

  • Design capability

  • Conceptualise and design visually appealing graphics, illustrations and layouts for digital and print formats.

  • Create and edit images, icons and infographics to enhance content.

  • Maintain a consistent visual identity and brand for all client projects.

  • The ability to think outside the box, generate innovative ideas and turn concepts into visually appealing designs.

  • Content development

  • Collaborate with the stakeholder team to generate creative ideas for engagement and communications assets.

  • Develop concise and engaging written copy that complements visuals, including copywriting and editing skills.

  • Adapt content for various platforms, including social media, websites, email marketing, and print materials.

  • Project Management and Business Development

  • Manage multiple design projects simultaneously, ensuring competing client deadlines and quality standards are met.

  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to gather input and feedback.

  • Identify business development opportunities and assist with commercial bids.

  • Strong organisational skills to manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and coordinate with team members and stakeholders.

  • Quality Assurance

  • Conduct thorough quality checks to ensure accuracy and consistency in design and content.

  • Make necessary revisions based on client and technical feedback and adhere to commercial performance metrics.


  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design or a related field.

  • Post-graduate professional design experience, preferably in an agency or consultancy setting.

  • Expert user of in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and other graphic design tools.

  • Ability to develop engaging written copy that complements visuals, including copywriting and editing skills.

  • Familiarity with animation software like Adobe After Effects or other animation platforms for creating motion graphics and animations.

  • Experience with CMS platforms like WordPress or Drupal for web content management and development is desirable.

  • A strong portfolio showcasing a diverse range of design work and content creation.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to think creatively and critically to solve design and content-related challenges, as well as an adaptable mindset and an ability to work collaboratively with wider teams.

  • Familiarity with social media platforms and digital marketing trends is a plus.

Additional Information

AECOM’s rapidly growing Stakeholder Engagement, Consultation and Communications team plays a key role in delivering major infrastructure and development projects. Most of our work revolves around engagement, consultation and communications during the development, consenting or construction phase of major infrastructure projects. Our UK and Ireland team, which comes from many diverse backgrounds, has been involved in a range of high-profile projects across a range of sectors, for clients such as East West Rail Company, Network Rail, Irish Rail, Homes England, National Highways, Northern Ireland Water, a range of local authorities, as well as major energy and renewables companies.

Our point of difference? We’re used to working with a wide range of technical experts from engineers, archaeologists, quantity surveyors, planners, designers, environmental and biodiversity scientists, programme and construction managers. As a result, we can translate complex information into accurate, compelling content that help stakeholders understand era-defining projects and engage with them meaningfully.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10096738

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Science

Work Location Model: Hybrid