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Junior Workplace Designer & Strategist

Date:  17-Jun-2022

Sydney, NSW, AU Brisbane, QLD, AU Melbourne, VIC, AU

Department:  Consulting

Job Requisition ID: 27909 



Role overview


Deloitte Digital is Australia's leading digital consultancy and design studio. Our Customer Strategy and Applied Design team is seeking a curious, committed, and passionate Junior Workplace Strategist & Designer to join our Experiential Design capability.


As a Junior Workplace strategist & designer at Deloitte Digital, you will undertake a broad role as a Consultant within our consulting practice working alongside a team of multi-disciplinary designers focussed on navigating the future of work, challenging the role of workplace and defining the future of employee experiences. You will work on a combination of internal and external projects from strategy through to conceptual design, providing strategic recommendations beyond the physical design itself to ensure an a holistic experience is delivered.


About Deloitte Digital


Deloitte Digital is where business, creativity and technology intersect to craft beautifully seamless experiences that deliver business outcomes. With a wonderful mix of designers, strategists, technologists and makers, our guiding ambition is to make an impact that matters by making our clients the best customer-oriented businesses in the world. And we do this while having a lot of fun…with serious intent, of course.


Our Customer Strategy and Applied Design practice works to help clients re-imagine their experiences, products and services from the customer first, identifying those distinct opportunities for where and how to win in their chosen market. We walk with our clients on the journey for change, bringing our collective depth of expertise in strategy, insights, analytics, digital enablement and design thinking to help articulate and implement experiences, products and services that are truly inspiring to both their customers and the organisation’s success.


Within this practice, the Experiential Design capability is a team of designers and strategists who specialise in bringing business objectives, value and brand proposition to life through place-based experiences. We reimagine and redesign how people work, live, play, learn and connect using the 5 senses. We are passionate about the tangible impact physical experiences have on people and are proud to have worked on a number of award winning place based experiences.


Your responsibilities:

As an Experiential Design Consultant, you will be considered a safe pair of hands who can deliver solutions to complex problems, to high standards, and on-time.


You will need to:

  • Be on the pulse with the latest physical experiences and design trends across all sectors

  • Assist in the creation of assets using human centred design research methodologies including; observational studies, customer interviews, data analysis, workshops and prototyping

  • Synthesise, summarise and playback forms of qualitative and quantitative research to uncover insights, learn about user behaviour and verify design concepts.

  • Think broader than spatial design to articulate the people, process, technology, culture and change requirements that ensure success in place-based experiences

  • Makes concepts tangible through schematic planning, conceptual imagery, 3D visualisation and presentation

  • Design development to evolve concept designs for prototyping and/or implementation

  • Stay up to speed on furniture products in market and manage relationships with industry suppliers

  • Support across engagement management by applying your project management skills in scoping, designing, planning, and implementing projects

  • Take ownership for aspects of deliverables and outcomes, presenting solutions to problems and overcoming project barriers

  • Be excellent at self management, identification of tasks, priorities and need for support from your senior leaders

  • Ability to diagnose a problem, conduct analysis, and develop solutions for client problems

  • Look for opportunities to coach and upskill juniors across projects, collaborating and sharing knowledge for the betterment of each other and client outcome

  • Present elements of deliverables and outcomes to clients, team and senior leaders with clarity, engagement, and purpose

  • Contribute to the growth of the team and the Experiential Design capability through team events, meetings, templates and sharing of learnings and insights

  • Be inquisitive, in pursuit of patterns and paths; a storyteller, and a story-seeker

  • A lover of business – the rhythms, passions, and dynamics that make it work.


Your experience


Typically at this level you will have had experience in some of the below key aspect of the strategic design process:

  • An Architectural or Interior Design firm as a workplace strategist/ workplace designer (minimum 3-5 years)

  • Large scale workplace, precinct, campus or design projects from strategy to construction for top tier Australian firms or Global enterprise

  • Translating strategic business outcomes, drivers for investment and outcomes into place-based experience solutions

  • Assessing and understanding the impact of building localities, precincts and identifying the role of place to employees

  • Mapping teams, ways of working, patterns of collaboration and user journeys to inform spatial adjacencies, stack strategies and role of workplace

  • Developing kit of parts, spatial budgets, and crafting workplace design concepts including look and feel presentations and mood imagery

  • Facilitating sessions and capturing detailed data to inform functional briefing and ensure clarity of information for architectural handover

  • Experience supporting in workshops, interviews and observational research and crafting

  • Proficiency in REVIT to develop concept design, detailed design and documentation deliverables

  • Familiarity with building regulations and building code

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign required), and Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook), and other visual communication tools

  • Fluency with digital collaboration tools such as Miro, Mural, Microsoft Teams etc.



Our culture

At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. We value difference and embrace people with diverse backgrounds and thinking styles. Our aim is to ensure that all our people feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work, and as a result, create a workplace that encourages the true spirit of 'And different'. Overall, we are looking for an outstanding candidate who aligns to our confident, clear and optimistic culture.


Next Steps

Sound like the sort of role for you? Apply now.


If you’ve got any questions or wish to have a confidential conversation about this role, contact Dorothy from the Deloitte Digital Talent team. We’d love to hear from you!








By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.