Careers

Work With Us

Psychoactive Team Photo

Create Digital Solutions That Challenge The Status Quo

Psychoactive Studios is a fast growing, award winning digital agency headquartered in Wellington, New Zealand.

We’re Aoteroa’s largest Webflow agency, helping international organisations to grow and thrive through delivering digital branding, strategy, design and development solutions.

We work with a range of clients around the world - from game development, virtual reality blockchain and marketing, to education, science, healthcare, and festivals - We make use of emerging web technology like Webflow, React and WebGL, providing clients with the digital edge necessary to become a leader in their industry.

Psychoactive frog tessellation representing the branding phase of their services

A Healthy Ecosystem

As a young dynamic team, we all contribute to a synergistic work culture. We inspire and provide genuine support to tadpoles, frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and other amphibious creatures alike. Our collaborative approach creates a space where all our amphibians are empowered to propagate ideas and evolve their unique selves and skill sets. 

We work in a fast-paced environment and embrace challenges. Every project we work on has the intention of being award winning. Our ecosystem continues to be filled with talented and self motivated individuals. We work to make each other proud and encourage each other's growth, within our work and without.

Work and Thrive

Our client’s success starts with your own. Here are a few of the things we provide to help you grow.
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An Insane Portfolio 

Work on the projects you dream of. As part of a creative team, delivering mesmerizing web products and experiences that you're proud of contributing to.

02

Personal & Career Growth

Just like metamorphosis inspires client projects, we want our team to continuously evolve their own skills too. We encourage a healthy balance for our team, and promote personal development that can aid in both work and personal pursuits.

03

Responsibility & Autonomy

Find what fuels your curiosity and have a say in where you would like to go. Play an integral role in the company’s vision and direction.

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Diversity

Our amphibians spawn from all over the world. We come in all kinds of shapes, sizes, colours and attributes. United by our shared ethos; innovation, mastery, communication and passion, each and every project we work on is unique. Evolving at the cutting edge of technology, no two days are the same.

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The Best Working Environment

Our team is filled with a bunch of talented, world class, caring people who want to continue to grow and thrive. With a sunny, plant infused office located in the centre of Wellington’s bustling Cuba street, our space is a hub of activity that facilitates work and play.

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Before Applying

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Strong design and communication skills

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Experience working with Figma

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Understanding of HTML and CSS basics no matter the role

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Webflow experience / Webflow Certification

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Motion Design Skills with Lottie or similar (for animators)

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A valid New Zealand Work Visa / Permit

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Available to be on site at our studio in Wellington

Before applying for any role at Psychoactive, we ask candidates to familiarise themselves with the items listed below. It is our expectation you have experience with the fundamentals your role revolves around, and understand where your contribution fits in with the following pillars of our work. -
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Familiar with Design Systems / Languages such as Google Material Design

Work on your dream projects that create impact and add value to society.

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Innate understanding of prototyping tools such as Figma or Adobe XD

Just like metamorphosis inspires external projects, we want our team to continuously evolve their own skills too. We provide a space for independent learning by taking on new challenges.

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Experience coding with HTML CSS & Javascript

Create what you want to envision for the brief. Participate in collaborative discussions and challenge your skills. Find what fuels your curiosity and have a say in where you would like to go. Play an integral role in the company’s vision and direction.z

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Webflow project to showcase (Webflow Certification is a bonus)

Our team is filled with a bunch of extremely talented, world class, caring people who want to see you grow and thrive with us.

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Valid New Zealand Work Visa / Permit

No two days are the same. Each project is unique and cutting-edge technology allows us to continuously develop our processes. Diversity in people

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Able to work on-site at our Wellington-based studio

Be part of a dynamic team with a sunny office space located in the centre of Wellington’s bustling Cuba street.

Whatever position you're applying for a portfolio of your work will help greatly. The best design is shown, not told.

If you think you have something to contribute to our studio, we encourage you to get in touch with us. Our search for new team members is about finding the right fit, not a paper perfect candidate.

Internship Programme

Learn from industry experts to develop your skills in a practical setting. All of our internships follow a similar structure, whether you’re training to become an amphibious producer, designer or developer. Over 3 months we’ll run you through our entire production pipeline preparing you for industry work. Depending on your area of interest, we offer a programme tailored to your learning goals.

By working with an assigned mentor, we provide a space where you can ask questions and receive valuable feedback. Be inspired, find your passion and build your professional network.

If necessary, some funding may be able to be provided.

Web Developer Intern

Full-time
/
Wellington

Content Development, Branding, Strategy, Webflow Development, Javascript Development, UI/ UX Design

Web Designer Intern

Full-time
/
Wellington

Content Development, Branding, Strategy, Webflow Development, UI/ UX Design, Interaction Design

Web Producer Intern

Full-time
/
Wellington

Content Development, Branding, Strategy, Webflow Development, Project Management, UI/ UX Design

Open Positions

We’re always hunting for talented amphibians to join our ecosystem. Have you got the gills to breathe both in and out of the water?

Web Designer

Full-time
/
Wellington

You’ll be in charge of branding, wireframing, moodboarding, UX, and UI designing in Figma. A designer at heart, you’ll also be a wizard with tech. A good understanding of HTML and CSS is crucial in order to develop beautiful websites in Webflow. You’ll have a keen eye for detail, but should also be keen to learn more about javascript and coding as you progress in your career. Confidence is key as you’ll need to communicate and present your work both internally and to clients.

Branding, Strategy, Interaction Design, UI/ UX Design, Webflow Development

Web Developer

Full-time
/
Wellington

You’ll be in charge of Webflow development and custom code. You’ll love solving complex problems, creating beautiful web animations and interactions, and have great communication skills for advising the Psychoactive team and clients on technical solutions. While you’ll mostly be on the technical side, you’ll also be somebody who enjoys being across the entire production pipeline. From branding and strategy to design, you’ll be somebody who loves to get involved in the finer details.

Strategy, UI/ UX Design, Webflow Development, Javascript Development, WebGL, React / Vue

Freelancers Wanted

Contract
/
New Zealand

We are always on the lookout for Freelance talent.

UI / UX Designers, Webflow Developers, Javascript Developers, Content Developers, Brand Strategists, Web Producers, Social Media Managers

Web Producer

Full-time
/
Wellington

You’ll be in charge of writing and pitching proposals, working closely with the team, improving processes, and working on growing the business. Your background could be in account management, project management, client success, design, development, marketing, ecommerce, SaaS, technology or innovation. Strong written and interpersonal communication skills are essential.

Sales & Onboarding, Business Development, Client Relationships, Project Management