Idiom was established in Bangalore in 2005. To seamlessly integrate the various disciplines of design with business and life creating meaning, value and impact. We are a design house that means business, as we take ideas from mind to market with tremendous skill, speed and imagination.
We set out on this decade long journey to find and define the Indian idiom of design. We are informed by culture, developing game changing ideas as businesses, systems, brands and experiences.
Idiom has been recognized as a global gamechanger and we love being challenged by complex problems as we work closely with / develop enduring relationships with; entrepreneurs, mavericks and visionary leaders.
At Idiom, we believe that every day is a fresh new day that throws up new opportunities, new things to do and learn. We are looking around for talented folks who are deeply rooted, endlessly optimistic, willing to roll up their sleeves to change the world by design.
Design Director, Products and Services
Should have more than 8 years of experience. Good thinking, amazing knowledge and impressive skills are a must have. Along with the ability to move products from idea to market at a real world pace, with knowledge of processes, materials and technologies. Should have worked previously as a leader in a product team or as an integral part of an interdisciplinary team. Should be pro-active, self-sufficient with strong organizational, time management and communication skills. As there will be a great deal of project planning and administration of strategic design projects, leading projects and providing inspiring direction to other designers will be highly valued.
Within Idiom, we expect a design director to be an independent, resilient and thorough professional who adds a lot of value to the organization, her/his team and of course the projects. With the ability to * understand end user needs, conducting qualitative research, * interpreting client needs and effectively communicating a fresh perspective. * partnering with client teams, leading co-creation sessions to generate design solutions as products and/or services. * articulating, detailing and sharing design concepts with conviction.
Externally, we expect the aspirant to evangelise and publish, to contribute to client acquisition, to global conversations in the field and create our portfolio.
Director / Design Technology
Develop the technical strategy on integrative projects. Guide the development and delivery of seamless experiences. Design Director / Design Technology Services would need to have more than 8 years of experience. Should be capable of integrating media, software and technology, resulting in the development of great design solutions. Should be able to lead a multi-disciplinary team of designers and constantly inspire them toward achieving the best design solutions.
Externally, the aspirant must guide clients on emerging technologies, challenges and opportunities. Creating robust experiences and solutions that are elegant and great on time and budget.
Internally, the DDT must have hands on knowledge of coding and development, with a great depth of experience in problem solving. A knowledge and interest in design and media along with a drive to demonstrate that technology can power communication, by design is essential.
Principal Designer / Branding
Should have 10+ years of experience on powerful and large branding projects. With a curiosity for new stories and a penchant for great strategy translated into compelling stories. The aspirant must have a keen interest in business, culture, symbols and their meaning. A great understanding of both form and meaning and the ability to translate an idea imaginatively across many mediums.
Externally, the aspirant will have to be someone who’s curious, a good listener, someone who absorbs and filters well, who cares deeply about culture and is invested in research and study. Will need to have deep engagement with the subject of the project with the client team and build confidence. The aspirant must also shape our portfolio to include pathbreaking and large global projects.
Internally, the aspirant must systematically construct the strategy and and development, with a great depth of experience in problem solving. A knowledge and interest in design and media along with a drive to demonstrate that technology can power communication, by design is essential.
Please do keep in mind that, at Idiom, we develop brands almost like systems and software, updating them from time to time, remaining brand custodians, in most instances for life. We modify the packaging of our brands, refreshing them, keeping them progressive always, while keeping the soul intact.
Designers / Brand & Communication
Applicants should have 2 to 4 years of experience of working on a range of brands and in other areas of communication design. Should be capable of handling projects independently. From thought to implementation with studio and skill support. High level of skill with graphic tools, an eye for detail and good visual expression / modeling abilities are a must. Will be required to handle projects individually and also work on teams with other designers.
Should have good training and rigour behind them, a unique style or skill would be an asset.
The applicant will have the best of projects, be able to plan their pace and be given the guidance and the independence to create benchmark work that has lasting impact. And the opportunity to share their work on global platforms.
Designers / Interaction
Applicants should have 2 to 4 years of relevant experience and exceptional talent. Should have thorough knowledge of user interface design process and methodology, proficiency with prototyping tools, good communication skills, a passion for creating products that resonate emotionally with people. Should be capable of independent handling of projects and also contribute as a member in project teams. Should be able to plan and simplify complex interactions and understand various platforms.
Most importantly, must live and breathe technology and design. Our relationships with our clients ensure that we get very open and expansive briefs and we like those folks in the team who are excited by just such an opportunity.
Designers/ Experience Design
Applicants should have 2 to 4 years of work experience on practical integrative projects. Where graphics and space come together. Where not spaces, but memorable experiences are designed for real people in a world where the online world is more immersive than the real one. While training is required, in a specific field like interiors or graphics, the design of integrative experiences is the end goal.
Applicants should have strong interests and capabilities in the design and development of engaging user experience and a thorough understanding of contemporary user-centered design methodologies. Should be capable of thinking holistically and giving creative solutions for user experience. Experience in designing spaces: retail, offices, exhibitions museums, etc. Capability to lead a project and work with an interdisciplinary team of designers is a must.
While you will learn a tonne of stuff at Idiom and the learning and growth opportunities are tremendous, join us only if you think that you could teach us a thing or two and want to add muscle to your portfolio and ours.
You’ll earn, learn, grow and be challenged afresh every day. You will get to think and work and find your own spot, under our rain tree. You will create tomorrow’s most exciting businesses, brands, experiences and more.
If that’s what you are looking for
· Attach your resume, a link to your portfolio and send a mail asap, including the designation in your subject line. We will set up a call for you with someone relevant within the week.
· Write a cover letter that convinces us that you have good reason to join and we have no choice but to hire you (no more than 200 words please)
· Sharing atleast one complete project end to end to demonstrate process and outcome would be a great idea.
See you around!