#160875

Design Strategist

Location:
New York, NY (Chelsea)
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
ASAP
Posted By:
Kate Gottfried
Date:
09/09/2020

Job Description:

Our client is the most recognized health and personal care company in the world. Their Design Studio works globally across the Company’s business segments: Consumer, Pharma, Medical Device and Corporate. By utilizing the power of design, they optimize the user experience for consumers, employees, healthcare providers and patients.

They are not a traditional design studio. Because they collaborate with business partners at the inception of new product development, they are able to apply design thinking and craft creative solutions to products being developed.

They are committed to creating an authentic and inclusive environment where you will thrive both personally and professionally.

Candidate Profile

You are both empathic and focused – with an analytical ability to take a complicated problem and transform it into an opportunity for creative solutions. As a member of the Insights & Experience team, you will work on projects at the forefront of creating new, care-centered experiences across all of our client's business sectors.

As a collaborator, you have the ability to engage with a wide range of partners successfully. As a strategic talent, you have an ability to synthesize disparate inputs into actionable frameworks, strategies and designs that will grow our brands.

You are a self-starter and a confident leader who can represent the client on a cross-functional team, guiding it to deliver intelligent, thoughtful, people-centered solution. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • You will scope, plan and conduct primary, secondary and analogous research
  • You will lead teams in synthesis: that is, building insights, reframing problems, and generating and iterating on new solutions
  • Your work with teams might include developing metrics for new solutions
  • You will prepare and co-facilitate workshops for large multi-disciplinary groups and projects
  • You will tell persuasive stories, using whatever media/tools appropriate to communicate insights, frameworks, ecosystem-level solutions, new business models and their implications
  • You will create project deliverables: pitch decks with business cases, project briefs, insights presentations, prototypes and other appropriate materials
  • Please be an advocate to drive and execute environmentally sustainable design solutions.

Qualifications

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in design or related field; a graduate degree is preferred
  • 4 - 7 years of design leadership-related experience is required
  • Ability to inspire, persuade, grow, and lead project teams
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complexity successfully, e.g., work experience with complex projects where you are able to show your role and impact
  • Systems approach to design and value creation, with exhibited ability to identify relevant assumptions and to model value, potential ROI, etc.
  • Strong candidates will demonstrate excellence in any one (or combination) of the following skills:
    • Novel, experimental design research / insight-gathering methodologies
    • Synthesis / Workshop design / Facilitation
    • Business modeling / business strategy
    • Data Visualization
    • Patient experience and commercial launches preferred

Please include the link to your online portfolio on your resume and with your application to be considered for the position.

Above all else

  • Friendly, thoughtful and perpetually curious
  • Humble to your core with a sharp emotional intelligence
  • Able to build trust, even when communicating a dissenting point of view 

Client Description:

Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability