Brand Innovation Strategist

New York, New York
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Posted By:
Kate Gottfried

Job Description:

We are Johnson & Johnson, the most recognized health and personal care company in the world. Founded in 1886,
J&J is a Fortune 50 company with nearly 135,000 employees in more than 275 companies across 60 countries. We
blend heart, science and ingenuity to profoundly change the trajectory of health for humanity. This is our purpose.
This is what sets us apart.

The J&J Design team works globally across the Company’s business segments: Consumer Health, Pharmaceuticals,
MedTech and Corporate. By applying the power of design, we optimize the user experience into the lives of patients,
consumers, healthcare providers and employees.

We foster an inclusive environment where each of us is welcomed, valued, respected and encouraged to bring our
authentic selves to work. You will join a remarkably talented and diverse group of people who support, challenge and
inspire each other every day.

Candidate Profile
You are a change-making design professional. Grounded in empathy and curiosity, you are a purpose-led and
human-centered leader who is deeply committed to understanding people’s needs and translating those insights into
innovative solutions.
The ideal candidate thrives in an environment of collaboration not only with team members, but also with cross-
functional business teams to develop transformative brand experiences and understands how the experiences will
work across multiple touchpoints.
A problem-solver at heart, you look to simplify complexity by crafting design solutions through an iterative process.
You believe that your work can make a meaningful difference in people’s lives. That ideas spark positive change.
That small details yield important insights. And that teamwork is the best way forward.

Position Overview
Engaging human-centered, purpose-led and design thinking processes, you will lead a creative team in the
development of an end-to-end new brand experience from the purpose of the brand to the look, feel, tone and
significant signature experiences across multiple platforms.

Key expectations, responsibilities and qualifications
o You possess a deep understanding of a human-centered, need-finding design process
o You craft strategies and stories that define the foundation of our brand experiences
o You have the ability and the expertise to shape and develop a strategic, design-led brand position
o You have deep and demonstrated experience leading cross functional team members with a variety of skills
such as digital design, brand and graphic design, insights and strategy and industrial design
o With your human-centered mindset, you build brands through purpose and human needs

o A Bachelor’s Degree in Design or a related field
o A minimum of 7 - 9 years in design and/or directly related experience
o An active interest and knowledgeable understanding of developing brand experiences and addressing
business needs with design
o Excellent storytelling and writing skills
o Ability to communicate complex and critical ideas simply, with tight focus and clarity to both internal and
external partners
o Superior organizational skills
o Project management of the directed work including the project budget
o An inspired attention to detail and exceptional follow-up and follow-through

Above all else
o Friendly, thoughtful and perpetually curious
o Humble to your core with a sharp emotional intelligence
o 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.