Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Technology and product design consultancy
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    • Cambridge Design Partnership Ltd, Church Road, Toft, Cambridgeshire, CB23 2RF

About Cambridge Design Partnership Ltd

What is it like to work for Cambridge Design Partnership Ltd

My Team
My Team
Everyone in the office moves desks every six months and the CDP try to avoid disciplinary silos to ensure that people hear different conversations, become familiar with different languages and build stronger personal relationships. Wave/canvas is a way of sharing interesting stuff. There is also Designed, a new building which includes different styles of working space for engineers. This provides tools that fit with a new generation of engineers and ensures that ideas are physically tested as soon as possible. 
My Company
My Company
CDP is an independent innovation partner who has completed over 1,000 product development assignments for businesses around the world. Members of their team are named inventors on many hundreds of patents owned by their customers. The company are based in two of the world’s leading centres for science and technology. Their European office is in Cambridge, a city with an 800-year history in science and creative thinking. Their USA office is in Silicon Valley, probably the world’s most successful innovation hub. CDP are happy for anyone in the business to hold up the company values as a mirror to any decisions the business makes and to then hold CDP to this account. Staff do this at the annual strategy day forum. This year the company is making several changes to the way they operate in response to this challenge from the staff, for example in their working conditions, structure and training investment.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
CDP offer many employee rewards, including spot prizes for recognition of effort for individuals or a team. They are also known to give family tickets to Legoland and evening meal vouchers for two. CDP are keen to ensure employees associate their working environment with enjoyment, leading to events such as the whole company curry evenings and pirate themed barbecues.

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  • Male : Female:

    79% / 21%

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