Create something special
Ultimately, our clients come to us for our creativity, expertise and perspective, while our people join us because of the nature of our work and what we achieve. Therefore we have a talent proposition designed to ensure we are expert in walking the walk when it comes to research, insight, innovation and design.
We’re continually working in new areas with new audiences and capabilities – yet always at the intersection of people, business and technology. Therefore we need to be ever comfortable with learning and exploring what could be and what is possible, cultivating creativity and applying ideas with intelligence.
We invest more than double the industry average in learning and development, we have a 4-day week, we have oodles of resources and we have protected time to work on personal research and development projects. What’s not to like?
Work with meaning
At ELSE we choose to work on projects with meaning, where there is an opportunity for profound and positive impact on people’s lives. Whether it’s internal R&D or client work, we aim to create sustained change and deliver long-term value.
Push the agenda
It is a prerequisite that we actively participate in the development of experience design practice. Therefore we are continually researching and creating new methodologies and thought leadership, to share with colleagues and progressively to develop the discipline.
At ELSE we walk the talk and do a 4-day week. We don’t work on Fridays. Instead we chose to use that time growing as people. We firmly believe that creativity, ideas and innovation require room to breathe and space to gestate and the 9–5 is the antithesis of that.Read more about our 4-day week
Space to explore
A culture of R&D
Over the last year at ELSE, we’ve been cultivating our own R&D projects by setting aside time to allow everyone at ELSE to experiment, outside of their client work.Read more about R&D at ELSE
We typically have two intern/placement intakes a year – one in April/May for undergraduates on sandwich courses and one in Sep/Oct for Master students. If you are interested in a placement with us please get in touch with your CV and a good covering letter.Apply for a graduate placement