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19 April 2017

Join our team: Designer

The team

Formation is a team of designers, thinkers, architects, and strategists. Our process of research, strategy, and design enables us to help people and bring about change – across built environments, print, digital, and beyond. We believe in the value of good design no matter the circumstances – we embrace design in everything we do.

The role

You will work collaboratively with a team of strategists, project managers, and fellow designers to develop elegant design solutions for built environments, print, and digital mediums. Projects will vary across industries including arts and culture, education, health care, hospitality, sports, and transportation – we mix it up. Under the mentorship of our Design Director, you will have the opportunity to create and develop concepts for environmental experiences and wayfinding systems as well as brand identities, print collateral, and digital products. Our veteran team will have your back and share their expertise as you continue to grow as a designer and gain seniority.


  • 1-3 years of experience in design- or interactive-related roles or a compelling portfolio 
  • strong communication skills 
  • organized, systematic thinker
  • excellent command of design, color, and typography
  • passion for applying design to creative concepts

Points for

  • ability to demonstrate conceptual thinking and translation of concepts into multiple mediums 
  • experience pitching/presenting design concepts to clients 
  • showing initiative; pushing ideas and concepts to produce better outcomes
  • experience working in a collaborative environment 
  • a bachelor’s degree in a design-related field of study 
  • knowledge of UX design and UI design 
  • understanding of HTML, CSS, and other web development languages

Why Formation

  • we make moves with purpose 
  • we’re a small team that delivers big results 
  • a chance to take ownership of your work and make an impact
  • a flexible environment focused on results

Next steps 

  • Apply for this position 
  • We will reach out if we sense a fit 
  • We’ll set up an interview (or two)
  • We’ll offer you the position 
  • You’ll join the team, there will be donuts (or tacos? Your choice.)

Do you know someone who might be interested in this opportunity? Share this link: https://frmdg.co/job-designer

Formation is a design office located in Houston, Texas, known for taking on large, multi-disciplinary projects. We maintain the philosophy that an interplay of research, strategy and design will grow an international, notable client base. Formation has delivered thoughtful, award-winning, research-based design solutions for over ten years. Our clients in healthcare, hospitality, sports, administration, education and the arts utilize our expertise to shape their cultures, define expectations and create opportunities to connect with their audience.

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