Careers

 About Matter Of Form

Matter Of Form is a branding, innovation and digital transformation agency. We Make Change Effective™ for organisations who value their brand above all else.

In 2017 Matter Of Form were finalists for The Drum’s DADi Agency of the Year Award; finalists for The eCommerce Agency of The Year Award; Winner of CreativePool Emerging Agency of The Year; and a Top Ten Place to Work. 12 projects were shortlisted for awards across 6 bodies.

We work with clients such as Aman Resorts, Belmond, Banham, Chiva Som, Heckfield, The Rug Company, Yachting Partners International, Tangle Teezer, Wildsmith, World Economic Forum, UN Global Alliance for Human Rights and UNICEF.

We love exploring the future of the sectors we work across, and have a rich and varied trends and thought leadership programme.

Our agency culture is relaxed, smart and collegiate — we’re comprised of 40 strategists, producers, experience designers, content producers, and engineers.

Our work retrospective can be downloaded here.

Innovation

Helping business bring new ventures to market effectively. Typically this involves brand strategy, UX and digital product design, partnering with specialist suppliers for build.

Brand Experience

Content-driven web and mobile platforms. Typically this includes UX, content strategy, experience design and CMS build. Our focus is to sustain ongoing relationships with our clients, iterating on their digital properties and demonstrating clear ROI.

Commerce

Magento websites with truly differentiated user experience. Currently, we are aspiring to drive engagement across the wider customer journey (including in-store, as a key focus for the medium term).

Our Values

We are a 40 person team, split between design, UX, project management and development. Sustaining a positive, good-hearted culture is our key priority. We audit every HR and client engagement decision against our ability to adhere to our value system:

Exceptional Craftsmanship: In our design, strategic approach, and the quality of our code.

Inspired by Challenge: Uncover subtlety to inform innovation.

Good-Hearted Business: An approach that underpins our approach to every interaction with our clients and to each other.

Humble yet Forthright: Bold, confident and well-informed points of view, conveyed without jargon or complacency.

Career Perks

•  The chance to be instrumental in growing MOF to craft the best digital experiences for the world’s best brands
•  Smart, relaxed team, who love their craft, and each other. We are a purposefully small team of 40 who work on big projects
•  Generous Training Budget
•  Pension
•  Laptop of choice
•  23 days holiday per year as well as the period off between Christmas Eve and New Years
•  Flexitime and remote working
•  Monthly Massages
•  Complimentary phone insurance
•  Perkbox
•  And more!

Please send CV and covering letter to Oona Hook ([email protected]) with the job role in the subject line – no recruiters


Full time: Additional Design Director: Up to £70k

We are looking for an additional Design Director to work in parallel with our exceptional Design Lead. You will collaborate with our Designers, UX and Interactive developers across pitches and current projects spanning our wide client range.

You will be expected to contribute conceptually and visually from an interaction and visual design standpoint (providing insights and a fresh perspective on UX and UI design), taking ownership of projects from initial sketching through to a pixel-perfect final deliverable will be important.

You will be a solid visual designer, with flawless typographic fundamentals mixed with a great understanding of brand and UI. You will work on a wide variety of projects, from brand communications through to advertising, digital experience design and enterprise web. You should be inherently versatile and experience mentoring junior designers is a must.

Responsibilities:

•  Conceive and create beautiful design solutions that fulfil business objectives.
•  Prototype and iterate on design concepts to ensure robust results. Strive to understand the executional complexities of your creative solutions.
•  Design moodboards, storyboards. Contribute to the development of experience maps.
•  Quality assure and audit deliverables from the junior team.
•  Liaise with other team members to ensure that your creative vision is realised through to final output.
•  Take a natural interest in how micro-interactions contribute to design solutions.
•  Create and adhere to style guides.
•  Provide rationale behind design decisions and be confident to present to clients.

Requirements:

•  Excellent understanding of brand, design and technology fundamentals. (strategy, typography, grid systems, interaction, responsive behaviours)
•  Speedy delivery. Experience in designing UI & E-Commerce
•  5 Years plus experience
•  Highly professional approach to work – the final 5% matters
•  Strong written and verbal communication skills. Confident at presenting work
•  Expert level knowledge of Creative Suite. Knowledge and experience in other creative disciplines
•  Knowledge of Animation software or CSS coding is a bonus


Full time: Marketing Internship 

We are looking for an ambitious intern to join our marketing team. The role is a varied and interesting one that will support the marketing department and our CEO with marketing activities that are designed to build the MOF brand and increase new business leads. We are focused on the promotion of three main areas – our agencies talent and culture, our processes (the ways in which we work) and our case studies (client work).

While we work across the full marketing mix, our main activities are content production (thought leadership, newsletters, articles, blogs, website) and events (hosted events, speaker events). The Marketing Team has the additional resource of the MOF practitioners (designers, developers, content writers), PR firms and partner agencies to assist in the production of assets for campaigns.

Requirements/Skills.

•  Energy and passion
•  Great attention to detail
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Proficient user/understanding of social media
•  Organisational and planning skills
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Great writing skills
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Be commercially aware
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Be up to date with industry news

Responsibilities.

•  Research (trends and themes for articles, competitors, new leads)
•  Article writing (client case studies, trend articles)
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Website management (updating content)
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Managing Instagram (increasing followers, posting images)
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Social media posting (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Vimeo etc.)
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Award submissions (entering MOF client work for industry awards)
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Updating creative platforms with client work
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Support on events (managing RSVP’s, onsite help)


To apply to any of the above roles, please send CV and covering letter to Oona Hook ([email protected]) with the job role in the subject line – no recruiters