Careers

Work With Us

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 and blockchain, to festivals, cannabis and marketing agencies. By making use of emerging web technology like Webflow, React and WebGL, we provide clients with a digital edge.

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. This 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 an extremely fast-paced environment and embrace challenges. Every project we work on has the intention of being award winning. In order to keep up, you’ll need to be an extraordinarily talented, high achieving, innovative, self motivated individual, but also don’t forget to log-off for some R&R on Friday evenings.

Work and Thrive

Our client’s success starts with your own. Here are just some of the things you’ll get from  working with us.
01

An Insane Portfolio 

Work on the projects of your dreams. Help deliver mesmerizing web products and experiences that will make your friends' mouths water, and your families think you're a magical amphibian.

02

Personal & Career Growth

Just like metamorphosis inspires client projects, we want our team to continuously evolve their own skills too. We believe the best work is produced when we have happy and healthy bodies, minds and spirits.

03

Responsibility and 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.

04

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. Cutting-edge technology allows us to continuously develop and evolve as we learn more about the web. No two days are the same.

05

The Best Working Environment

Our team is filled with a bunch of extremely talented, world class, caring people who want to see you grow and thrive with us. With a sunny, plant infused office located in the centre of Wellington’s bustling Cuba street, we work hard but also like to play hard.

Before Applying

01

Strong design and communication skills

02

Experience working with Figma

03

Understanding of HTML and CSS basics no matter the role

04

Webflow experience / Webflow Certification

05

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 an internship, contract, or employment role at Psychoactive, we require all producers, designers, and developers to have a solid fundamental understanding of web design and development principles. We also expect that you are familiar with our production tools. These requirements help to qualify candidates, allowing you to seamlessly slip into our production pipeline, and helping us to identify the dreamers from the do-ers. Here’s the checklist -
01

Familiar with Design Systems / Languages such as Google Material Design

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

02

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.

03

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

04

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.

05

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, we expect to see a portfolio that will blow our minds. To put it simply and honestly, if your work doesn’t make us say ‘wow’, then we probably aren’t interested. Candidates who do not meet these requirements will not be considered.

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.

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? Set up your own lilypad in the studio!

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

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 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

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