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Design Strategist III

New York, NY | Job #979571
Job Title: Design Strategist III
Location: New York, New York
Type: Contract
Compensation Range: $68.00 - $78.00 per hour

Our client is looking for a change-making Design Strategist. In this role you will be managing consumer projects with a focus on Innovation. If you are grounded in empathy and curiosity, purpose-led and a human- centered leader who is deeply committed to understanding people's needs this could be the perfect role for you!

The ideal candidate thrives in an environment of collaboration with cross-functional teams to develop ground-breaking consumer focused experiences.
Location: New York, New York
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $68 - 78 per hour
Work Hours: 9am to 5pm
Education: Bachelors

  • Generate powerful consumer insights, develop breakthrough innovation solutions and lead the development of new products, services, experiences and business model concepts.
  • Collaborate with designers, technologists and business managers to envision how design unlocks new business opportunities.
  • Involvement through the product development lifecycle from strategy and concepting through to design and implementation to ensure that all decisions are centered around human needs and aligned with strategic business insights/goals.
  • Design and be responsible for generative, formative and evaluative research activities, from traditional focus groups to digital diaries and ethnographies, to more agile testing methodologies.
  • Craft and optimize concise and compelling innovation prototypes grounded in strategic objectives and insights backed by data.
  • Partner with any external agencies and vendors to support business requirements as needed.
  • Develop and manage entire project timelines while ensuring compliance, good financial performance, business partner satisfaction, and high deliverable quality.
  • Develop and manage entire project timelines while ensuring compliance, good financial performance, business partner satisfaction, and high deliverable quality.


  • Experience level: Director
  • Minimum 7 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors 


  • Adobe CSS
  • Microsoft Office
  • Miro/Mural
  • Sigma/Figma
  • Figma
  • Apple Suite

JOBID: 979571

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