Position Senior Design Strategist (Brand / User Experience) - Ongoing Freelance, Onsite
Location Manhattan
Starts ASAP after Interview Process
Duration Ongoing
Status Freelance
Rate DOE
Our client, a well-known international company, is currently seeking a freelance Design Strategist with User Experience to join their insights and experience design team, onsite, for 6+ months.

Design Strategist:
- Will always consider the end user and overall ecosystem to solve problems holistically, focusing primarily on pharma and medical devices
- Gather insights on the end users (patient / practitioner experience), lead small workshops and lead synthesis of research to create sharp insights and solutions that leverage customer insights
- Create tangible ideas / strategies to translate into design and product solutions. You will be required to prototype your strategies (sketches, diagrams, process etc) visually to bridge the gap from the insights/experience team to design and product teams
- Will identify knowledge gaps, then collaborate, sometimes cross functionally, on planning and executing relevant inquiry methods, with specific focus on participatory design engagements with internal and external stakeholders and end users
- Will initiate primary research methods to engage various healthcare stakeholders (patients, caregivers, providers, healthcare systems, supply chain sites)
- Delivering innovative and thoughtful brand experiences through gathering insights and creative problem solving

Design Strategist Qualifications:
- Must have 6-8 years of experience in strategy consulting, design strategy, and/or innovation strategy
- Must be comfortable compiling heavy research and information in a very thoughtful way, taking the research and bringing the strategy to life
- Proven track record of developing insight and envisioning desirable human futures, and facilitating the translation into implementable tactics
- Have the ability to turn strategy into strong business direction, with an overall user experience mindset
- Ideally have strong subject matter expertise in healthcare, design and systems thinking; Experience with innovative digital solutions and data integration for the new health landscape is also a plus
- Ability to communicate complex and critical ideas simply, with focus and clarity, constantly learning, exploring, and sharing
- Proven results in developing clear and engaging communications

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: ny30@jobalert.creativecircle.com