Are you our new Senior Design/Ux Lead?
We are strategists. We are entrepreneurs. We are rebels. We strive to revolutionise the management consulting industry – and most importantly – to have fun while doing it.
At Vertical Strategy, we help businesses unleash their growth potential through disruptive business models, a deep focus on the customer experience and improved services and products. We are looking for new people and fresh competencies to join our existing team of strategic business minds and creative thinkers. As our new Senior Design/UX Lead, you will help define and lead our creative efforts on projects by translating customer and market insights into tangible concepts for our customers. You will be working in cross-functional teams, working closely together with our strategists, CX experts, entrepreneurs and anthropologists.
Job & responsibilities
- Work closely with strategists, CX leads and entrepreneurs on customer-facing projects in coming up with new ideas and design innovative concepts
- Contribute to the team with fresh inspiration and new creative solutions, processes and concept illustrations
- Support the creation of tangible and digital pretotypes
- Perform market and client research to uncover deep insights into industry trends and translate these into visions, concepts and pretotypes
- Help evolve our methodology to merge strategy, innovation and creativity
- Identify the skills and people required to deliver on our methodology and offerings
- Lead Vertical’s future team of designers in project engagements
- Establish and manage client contacts
- You have at least 6+ years of full-time work experience, using innovative processes to deliver new concepts and illustrative designs
- You have experience working with customer journeys, UX, UI, mockups, pretotyping and lean development & design thinking methodology
- You have solid business understanding and preferably entrepreneurial experience
- You have leadership and project management experience and know how to drive projects forward in collaboration with clients
- You have a strong foundation within different design and process methodologies
- You are familiar with – and maybe even have experience from – management consulting
- You have recruited, developed and mentored a cross-disciplined design team (digital, graphic, etc.)
- You are skilled in creative design tools as well as pretotyping tools (eg. Marvel, Invision, etc.)
- As well as being a creative soul, you ask questions like “who is the customer?”, “what does it cost?”, and “how do we make money on this?”
- You want to play a role in shaping the future of consulting by changing things that don’t work, and come up with new solutions to complex issues in new and innovative ways
- You are not afraid to challenge existing processes with your own input and expertise
- You are self-driven and have an entrepreneurial mindset
- You are down to earth and like to have a laugh
- You have a passion for tech, startups and exponential organisations
In your application please explain how you are a good match with us at Vertical Strategy and why you are the perfect person for the job, in 400 words or less. Also, please attach your CV and references. Applications are received at email@example.com. Please write ”Application for senior design/UX lead” in the email header.
DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1st