M.CO is looking for a talented senior/lead graphic designer to join its multidisciplinary team


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, talented and ambitious senior graphic designer to lead the team and create meaningful work for a diverse range of clients. The right candidate is someone who can take abstract concepts and create compelling design solutions.You are comfortable working in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of strategic project managers, service designers, researchers, strategists, sociologists, architects, environmentalists, engineers, designers, writers, and creators.

You are a team player who brings a diverse skillset to the table. You are passionate about working with people to create the best outcome. You want to work on projects that matter and that make a difference. You are comfortable working on pure design, or design-led projects, but equally happy to contribute a design component to a wider multi-disciplinary project.

Key tasks and responsibilities:

  • Translate abstract ideas into tangible, engaging graphic communications
  • Great communication able to explain and discuss design decisions
  • Present to client and stakeholders
  • Provide leadership to other members of the team
  • Give effective design feedback and direction to other team members
  • Work with the internal team to ensure your work meets the brief and objectives
  • Design impactful presentations using PowerPoint
  • Drive planning and co-ordination of design activities
  • Bring in new business and contribute to the company’s business development plans

Core Skills And Attributes

  • Strong, demonstrable graphic design skills
  • Leadership and commercial skills
  • Ability to give design direction and mentorship
  • Ability to quickly sketch/articulate ideas, to align team on a vision
  • Ability to speak comfortably and professionally in client presentations
  • Advancedknowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong print and production knowledge

Bonus skills

  • Video production (Premiere, sound mixing)
  • Motion design (after effects)
  • Photography skills
  • Web skills

Your experience:

  • 5-7 years of design experience, 2+ years in a senior role
  • Commerical experience of attracting new business
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Design.


The position is initially fixed term for 9-12 months (maternity cover) with the potential to become permanent.

For the right candidate, we are open to flexible working arrangements. The position may be full/part-time depending on what the right person can bring to the M.CO team.

To apply please send your CV, a sample of your workin pdf format (5mb) and any relevant links you may have to esunderland@mco.ie. Closing date for applications is Monday 5th of August.