Amsterdam, Netherlands


Designers at AKQA apply artistry and craftsmanship to strategic insight, to create and bring to life beautiful ideas that move the world. As skilled storytellers and conceptors, they work in a multidisciplinary environment to develop labors of love that delight customers and deliver results for clients.

The growing family at AKQA’s Amsterdam studio, are looking for a generalist designer. A designer is unafraid to learn new ways to create a better future, faster — with an eye for detail and a feel for timing. As a designer at AKQA, you will work on a wide range of projects for global brands and local startups, express your skills across visual design, UI, brand and motion and take interactive experiences to the next level.

At AKQA, you will have access to world-renowned thought leadership from influential authors, athletes, artists and entrepreneurs. You will work in an open, collaborative, creative environment surrounded by some of the brightest minds in their fields. 



  • Deliver and inspire award-winning work from your team, influencing change through ideas, creativity and the use of interactive media.
  • Consistently deliver a number of successful solutions and high-quality work to clients on time.
  • High level internal and external client and team satisfaction.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Learn new skills and stay abreast of technical and digital design developments and successfully apply these to work practices to help improve processes and procedures.
  • Participate and challenge in a number of pitches.
  • Communicate and conceptualise innovative ideas, and deliver successful solutions, while collaborating closely with Creative Senior team members.
  • Execute world-class innovative, and effective digital communications, interface design and interaction design experiences across all digital platforms.
  • Responsible for asset management, collation and archiving.



  • Proven experience working as a Designer, including web design experience.
  • Experience working in a creative/agency environment is required.
  • Experience with Figma, Creative Cloud complimented with traditional print applications.
  • A degree in Design, Interaction Design, Visual Studies or other design-related field is preferred.
  • A strong grasp and understanding of brands and their visual impact on culture.
  • Creating or redesigning or refreshing a distinct identity for a product or service or company.
  • Ability and experience to produce designs across a variety of formats, platforms and environments, including logos, visual identities, apps and websites, out-of-home media, social media, physical environments and more.
  • A keen attention to details and understanding of how brand strategy and design. 
  • Expertise of branding and understanding design in a way that it can be relayed effectively through all components of a brand.
  • Elements such as naming conventions, Color logics, font pairing and recommendations etc.
  • Creation of presentations to share conceptual thinking and proposals.
  • Experience of Art Directing photography, illustration, typography and animation.
  • Understanding of digital Design Systems, design processes and front-end implementation.


Explore our extensive range of benefits here.


AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.



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