At PDR we are always interested in creative and innovative people who care passionately about what they do and want to work at the highest level.

The work at PDR is diverse and challenging across the spectrum of design and innovation activity including design and innovation management, service design, product and user centred design, engineering and applied research.

If you are interested in joining the team here at PDR, check out the current vacancies below.

If you cannot see the position for you below we’d still love to hear from talented individuals. Please feel free to send your CV and portfolio to [email protected]

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are not always able to provide a personal response to applications.

Service Designer


We have an exciting new opportunity to join us.

Working as a Service Designer, this new role will complement our existing activities within Design Policy and Service Design. 

The successful candidate will play a key role in the delivery of targets for the User Factor project and other user centred design / service design projects, working with businesses to help to facilitate the understanding and use of a service-led design approach in the sector. 

User Factor is a three-year project funded by the Interreg Atlantic Area Programme, aiming to strengthen innovation in small and medium businesses by supporting them to use design as a tool for user-centred and market-driven innovation.

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and talented individual, who thrives within a challenging, diverse and creative environment.

All PDR applications are handled through Cardiff Metropolitan University's recruitment portal -  this provides access to the job description, application form and gives the ability to upload a portfolio and C.V.

Click 'Apply Now' to access the portal.

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Closing Date: 30/04/2018

Contact Us

Dr Anna Whicher Head of Design Policy