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  • What we do:
    Brand Design Consultancy
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  • Contact
    • The Round Foundry, 105 Water Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 5WD
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About Elmwood

Established in 1989, Elmwood Design are a brand design consultancy. Their work ranges from provocation and research and insight, through to design realisation and brand guardianship for FMCG, corporate, retail and challenger brands.

With offices in Leeds, London and New York, the company basis its work around their three core principles: relationships; work that makes your socks go up and down; and effectiveness.

Elmwood’s mission is to deliver effectiveness, guaranteed across all areas of the business - whether that’s internally in building a high performance team with a culture of collaboration and accountability, or externally in delivering a strong return on investment for clients.

With creating a great place to work at the forefront of the company’s work, in 2017 it dedicated a significant amount of time and money to devising an employee development programme that everyone can benefit from. Elmwood believe that that development is both for the heart and mind.

What is it like to work for Elmwood

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
The company offers two ‘Inspiration Days’ each year where individuals are encouraged to engage in cultural pursuits that will expand their learning and skill-sets, whether work or non-work related.
My Company
My Company
The company believe that the average, the safe, the familiar - it never makes a difference. A key principle is that if they really want to create change, if they want people to share, to participate and advocate, then staff need to be bold.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The ‘Knights of the Elm’ award recognises individuals who go above and beyond in their commitment and demonstration of values. Each winner is ‘knighted’ in a ceremony with tea and buns, and their prize is a gift to the value of £250 of their choice.

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  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Development

    Companies who provide support for non-work related training

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    40% / 60%

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