The Design Strategist will partner closely with the local Commercial Lead and Technology Strategist to identify and pursue strategic growth with new and existing customers. You should be dedicated to building partnerships, collaborating with customers to understand their needs, identifying complex business challenges, utilizing design methodologies to facilitate strategic problem-solving, and designing innovative solutions that create a deep and tangible impact.
You will collaborate with design studio teams to support your initiatives, and to define program approaches and work packages for new engagements. As customer opportunities turn into projects and programs, you will act as a subject-matter expert to the core project team’s efforts, and lead select research and strategy engagements. You will also partner with other Design Strategists globally to share best practices, and advance our approach to exploring new business.
Our Design Strategists are some of our most prominent thought leaders, and you will have the opportunity to have your thoughts, ideas, and perspectives crafted into public thought leadership, as well as help educate fellow team members globally on key trends.
The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial mindset, someone who’s willing to roll up their sleeves and contribute to the growth and vitality of Cogniance. Charisma, ambition, and confidence are essential, while at the same time being humble, disarming, and a team player. We value pragmatism, creating real solutions to real challenges for real people. Last but not least, attention to detail and always striving to do better is critical, because ‘good enough’ is never good enough.