Everyone specialises in a specific digital discipline, building really deep knowledge with a niche network. We hire recruiters who are interested in becoming experts in a field, and help them build really credible knowledge which adds value to our customers. All Consultants run dual desks across temp and perm as we believe this delivers continuity of service to clients, and maximises earning potential for you. Our collaborative culture means that your colleagues actively contribute to your success, and vice versa. Several heads are better than one!
We take time to understand you as an individual and build your training and career opportunities around your unique strengths. There are a range of career routes available to you including people management, practice lead and account direction roles, with clear guidelines around each role to help track your progression. And because we’re ambitious about both growing our existing markets and expanding into complementary market sectors, there’s lots of opportunity. If you’ve got a market growth idea, we’d love to hear it.
Along with regularly using external Trainers. There's lots of opportunity to advance knowledge and skill. This includes on the desk training, quarterly workshops in the team, lunchtime masterclasses, and industry expert visits. We host our own events in too, whether for networking, panels or roundtables we have got a name out there for our subject matter knowledge and commitment to the digital industry. We will always focus on your strengths rather than looking for weaknesses. Getting promoted at Futureheads is a BIG DEAL as we focus on developing a rounded set of skills including behavioural, commercial and delivery skills. We have a team of really motivated consultants and resourcers who want to continue to improve and develop and be the best they can be.
Because we work hard, deliver, add value along the way and do it all without a fuss, we have an excellent reputation amongst hiring managers and HR teams alike. Our ethics, values and reputation wins business and helps you to succeed. And because we hire the best people, you get to work with colleagues you can trust and truly collaborate with.
We partner with several UX community events, including UXPA
The gang celebrating our third Great Place To Work award!
Hosting a breakfast for women in social enterprises
Our Leaders in Change event.
Celebrating a great year in Amsterdam
We're an experienced team seeing unprecedented growth, so we’re looking for a consultant to join us! Our industry-leading UX team love getting into the psychology of design, and we’re recruiting for someone that wants to explore the why, as well as the what within digital products. We work with a varied and impressive client base, from small innovative start-ups to global product led businesses, as well as established brands who are going through a ‘digital transformation’. With us, you’ll get a real opportunity to truly make your mark. We’ll pull out all the stops to ensure that the only thing holding your career back will be your own ambition. There’s so much more we could tell you - if you think we could be a good fit for you then why not have a chat with us to find out more?
Futureheads has a unique bonus scheme which reflects our collaborative working practices and culture. Everyone is rewarded on individual company performance and company performance, reflecting their contribution to the wider business’ success. It’s a bonus scheme which engenders trust and collaboration but which also allows billers to maximise their earnings. Overall, we ensure that your total earnings (including base salary) equate to at least 30% of the Gross Profit you bill. This rises to 32% for those billing £300k+ and 34% for those at £400k+. We also ensure that non-billers, including support staff, receive a share of the company’s success, so it’s a truly inclusive scheme.
We do enjoy cake.
• Recruit to music • Free breakfasts, drinks and regular treats • Free 25 minute massage per month • Wellness weeks and wellbeing helpline facility • Charitable donations policy • 1 development day per year • Late start or early finish on your birthday • Regular incentives • Annual company trip – all staff • High-achievers trip – clearly measured through bi-annual appraisals • Futureheads management pledge – what we promise as your managers • Suggestions box We also invest a lot in making sure we celebrate personal & professional achievements for everyone, irrespective of their level. Whether it’s an Associate Consultant who has brought in their first client, a Senior Consultant who has had a personal best month, or a colleague’s birthday, anniversary or another milestone, we always make sure we celebrate. (Any excuse)
As our business grows we continue to evolve our staff benefits, both ‘softer’ cultural offerings and more formalised benefits to enhance your overall package. Here’s a taster of what’s on offer: • 25 days holiday with additional leave after 2 years’ service • Flexible holiday policy – buy or sell 3 days per year • Cycle to work scheme • Childcare vouchers • Season ticket loan • Working from home policy • Sabbatical leave – after 5 years’ service • Simply Health – health cash plan • Group pension scheme • Enhanced maternity and paternity schemes, shared parental leave policy • Re-set days for difficult periods in life • Mobile Phone and laptop • LinkedIn Recruiter licences
...but of course, we'd love to speak to you if you do! We're a diverse bunch here. We have consultants who've transitioned in from other recruitment areas like technical, pharmaceutical and third sector, but many of our team came in from other backgrounds - we've got musicians, sales managers and designers in the team, amongst others. We'll provide you with a tailored onboarding programme to help you learn the ropes of the user experience world, so you'll have all the tools you need to be successful.