Our Academy is a dynamic learning programme that offers content tightly aligned to your future role so that learning programs meet real and relevant needs; we will introduce you to the tools and techniques needed to thrive as a Hippo consultant
Our step-by-step process helps us understand who you are, how you'll fit into our team and how far your potential could take you at Hippo. As well as allowing you to find out whether you feel the role and Hippo are right for you
Firstly apply directly or via one of our approved partners. Please take the opportunity to tell us who you are, your education and your experience. We review every application thoroughly, so we encourage you to provide accurate and thorough information.
We also offer an option for you to record a 2-minute video to allow you to enhance your application by showcasing your personality and interest in the role you are applying to, our company and culture.'
The second step will be an initial phone call with one of our recruiters to discuss the role in more detail and assess if this is a good match for your skills, experience, and aspirations.
The next stage is an assessment event where you will be interviewed, participate in group exercises and provide a presentation. If your final stage assessment is successful, we'll offer you an opportunity to join our growing team, and your exciting journey as part of the Hippo herd begins.
What’s the work like?
On a day-to-day basis, you'll be working alongside a variety of clients to identify opportunities for operational improvement and then plan and implement the changes that need to happen to solve the problem.
What can you expect?
Our philosophy is to ensure the user is at the core of everything we do through research, design and delivery. Collaborating with us means embracing a digital-first strategy with people-first design, which will genuinely create lasting change and positive impact.
We apply an agile service design approach to solving our clients’ problems, using technology to enable change.
Typical Consultancy Roles
Hippo is a full-service digital consultancy working in the public and private sectors and takes an end-to-end approach from Discovery to Delivery. We have roles including content designers, user researchers, business analysts, delivery managers, developers and everything in between.
What makes Hippo so special is our people and the relationships we build
"I enjoy working at Hippo because I feel truly valued. I've been encouraged to grow both professionally and personally, and my colleagues take time to invest in my development."
Sophie Clarke - Trainee Digital Consultant
"Being a Hippo means putting the user first whilst working in a welcoming and supportive atmosphere. Every hippo member is knowledgeable and always ready to help. It makes coming to work a genuine pleasure!"
Michael Soane - Trainee Digital Consultant
"I was so impressed with the effort put into the Hippo academy; I studied design at University, and I don't think they had briefs as structured, informative or feel as useful as the 8-weeks upskilling I had"
Jake Cosgrove - Trainee Digital Consultant
"Hippo is by far the most inclusive company I've worked for. I feel that I'm accepted and most definitely supported by everyone here. Can honestly say for the first time in my career, I LOVE my job and look forward to coming to work"