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Design Strategist
Los Angeles

The Designworks studio in Los Angeles has an immediate need for a Creative Consultant, Design Strategy.

Primary Responsibilities:

 
  • The Creative Consultant, Design Strategy integrates systems thinking and a design mindset to develop frameworks for creating and validating product lines and services. 
  • This role will facilitate interdisciplinary thinking and be comfortable with ambiguity that can accompany early phases of an innovation project. 
  • Working with a team of designers, creative directors and the client, the Design Strategist translates multiple point of views (customer, market, client, etc), ultimately turning observations and insights into actionable business opportunities.
  • Create, plan and perform qualitative, generative and evaluative primary and secondary research activities,
  • Assist in workshops, helping to lead participants through activities, ideation sessions and exercises.

    Qualifications:


     
  • BA or BS degree in Industrial Design, Business Design, Design Strategy or related filed, PLUS:  a minimum of two to three years within the field of Design Strategy, OR a Graduate Degree with a minimum of one year within the field.
  • Facility with digital design tools (Adobe CS, MS Office Suite)


    If you share our vision and view yourself as an independent, creative thinker, please apply online with a cover letter, resume and your portfolio. Portfolio images should demonstrate:

    -  Deep understanding of insight-based strategic thinking
    -  Experience with a variety of research / foresight methodologies
    -  Deep understanding and appreciation of systems thinking and the user-centered design process, articulated      clearly and concisely
    -  The ability to tell a compelling visual story
For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and a portfolio with work samples or a link to your website.  Click on the link below to apply.

Work Status:
Candidates who are not US citizens or permanent residents need to have authorization to work in US in order to apply. 

Designworks is a diversity driven employer.

 

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