AECOM Graphic Designer in Croydon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Alternate Locations UK - Croydon

Job Summary

AECOM is looking for a highly creative and enthusiastic Graphic Designer to join our Design team based in Aldgate Tower, our London headquarters.

Our Design team is at the forefront of urban transformation across the world. Our team includes architects, interior designers, urban designers and landscape architects. Our work spans 25 countries, sits at the nexus of design and delivery, and covers a diverse range of public and private sector projects, from urban and landscape master plans through to major transformative city and regional strategies.

The successful candidate will have excellent creative and communications skills, interpreting ours and our Client’s needs to deliver effective design solutions, with high visual impact, across a range of print and digital materials including but not limited to:

Large-scale design reports and bid documents

Digital and printed presentation and exhibition materials

Internal and external digital communications

Creative writing for awards submissions, concept stories, brochures etc

The successful candidate will work as an integrated part of our Design team, and cooperate closely with our creative marketing and brand team to contribute to the development of ours and our Client’s brands.

Knowledge of film, editing and animation would be highly beneficial.


  • Provide professional graphic design support across the Design team

  • Participate in the full lifecycle of projects, from design brief to production

  • Think creatively and develop new design concepts, graphics and layouts

  • Work as part of an integrated team of designers, executives, copywriters and others

  • Think strategically to ensure cohesive messaging and visual identity

  • Contribute to the elevation of quality and mentoring of junior staff

  • Establish, organise and maintain graphic/document templates and resource libraries

  • Brief and liaise with printers and manufacturers

  • Schedule project implementation and define budget implications

  • Creative writing for awards submissions, concept stories, brochures etc

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable graphic design skills and expertise, with a strong portfolio (experience working for a similar architectural or design practice highly desirable)

  • Thorough knowledge of up-to-date, industry leading software and technologies, including Adobe CS InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and MS PowerPoint (knowledge of MS Office, 3D visualisation and app-based software highly desirable)

  • Creative flair, a sharp eye for detail, originality and a passion for design

  • Self-motivated and able to carry out duties with minimum supervision in a fast-paced project environment

  • Strong time management and prioritisation skills, as well as a clear understanding of tasks, timing and costs associated with meeting project deadlines

  • Strong communication and organisational skills (written, verbal and presentational).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198915BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.