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Design Thinking Manager
Church & Dwight As part of the R&D Transformative and Consumer Experience team, the Design Thinking (DT) Manager will lead and coordinate the implementation of human centered design thinking-like methodologies and programs across the Church& Dwight R&D organization. The role will champion the use of design thinking research (also referred to as human-centered design or design research) methodologies to probe, assess and evaluate behaviors of targeted groups of people and then translate that knowledge into meaningful information and designs to uncover new consumer insights and to facilitate the development of new transformative products across various categories within the C&D diverse portfolio. The incumbent will collaboratively interact with various R&D groups, being an active proponent and advocate of innovation and design through design thinking-like methodologies.
Role Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Define, structure, and coordinate various DT steps across multiple categories and in a matrix-type organization. This includes, but not limited: conducting research to explore and evaluate desired experiences, analyzing research data, presenting and story-telling findings, and making prioritized recommendations. Clearly communicate methodologies and research findings with a strategic voice, with prioritized recommendations and potential solutions to developers, designers, and steering committees. Interact regularly with senior R&D and business leaders, since this position involves engaging with stakeholders and business leaders in an advisory capacity in identifying clear expectations for DT and associated results. Implement, continuously optimize, and lead the R&D internal Design Thinking program and the associated processes and metrics. Foster the “democratization” of DT across the organization through training and mentoring of internal DT champions.
Education and Experience - see web posting
Platform PCIS Lead
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Digital Product development manager
7-Eleven Were expanding and looking for some experienced product managers to accelerate out digital transformation.
Digital UX designer
7-Eleven Were expanding and looking for some experienced user experience designers to help accelerate out digital transformation
Global Innovation and strategy manager
INVISTA Seeking a global innovation and strategy manager to help advance our innovation culture and transform our specialty industrial materials business - PA66 nylon technical fibres used in various applications predominantly in the automotive safety as part of safety airbag fabrics .
Solutions Director (UX consultancy firm)
Blink UX Blink is growing and with that growth, we are looking to add an experienced and passionate Solutions Director to join our Solutions Team. Blink’s Solutions Team is a group of seasoned UX subject matter experts who use their deep background and knowledge in the UX space to work closely with clients to scope innovative and evidence-driven business solutions. Blink is looking to add two more individuals to the team to help us continue to bring in new, exciting clients. Ultimately, we want people who have been successfully practicing their skills in UX and are ready to focus on shaping quality UX engagements based on knowledge and real-life experience.
This is an exciting time for the Solutions Team at Blink and we are looking for experienced, energized individuals to help the company grow. If you enjoy working with clients or stakeholders to understand business needs and craft unique solutions for their goals, this is the role for you. The Solutions Director helps us drive the pre-sales process, alongside our Client Relations team. Responsibilities can include meeting with potential or current clients to understand their needs, creating a solutions proposal, along with key deliverables and goals, and assisting where needed after project kick-off to ensure the team is successful.
To be successful in the role you’ll need to have an extensive background in either UX design, UX research, and/or product design, This person needs to have strong business acumen and a desire to stay on top of industry trends and translate those into innovative and exciting opportunities that align with our consulting services.
Blink UX Looking for a design leadership role flush with variety, impact, and big ideas? Our design team is growing! We are hiring Design Directors to lead our multidisciplinary project teams, so that we deliver great experiences for users, positive outcomes for our clients, and outstanding work that we can all be proud of! Sometimes you’ll be deep in the work, directing a single project; other times you’ll be guiding strategy and ensuring quality across 2-3 projects. In all cases, you’ve got a love for the fast pace and collaborative nature of client-facing agency work, and you get excited by empowering your team and guiding their effort and helping grow existing accounts and partnerships as opportunities arise.
Do you thrive on leadership opportunities? Design Directors at Blink also manage and mentor a small team of designers, working with them to set goals, improve their skills, and grow their careers through project work and beyond. And of course, recognize and celebrate them. As part of our leadership team, you’ll also help innovate and troubleshoot challenges related to delivery excellence, hiring, team growth.
This Director role requires experience in all phases of product design, from discovery and workflow definition to handoff of detailed specifications to development teams. We’re eager to meet with folks with consulting experience as well as experience working on product lifecycle from kickoff to shipping.
Principal Product Designer
Blink UX Looking for a design leadership role flush with variety, impact, and big ideas? Our design team is growing! We are hiring Principal Product Designers to lead our multidisciplinary project teams, and help us deliver great experiences for users, positive outcomes for our clients, and outstanding work that we can all be proud of!
As one of our most senior practitioners, you’ll be deep in the work on a single project at a time, sometimes as the sole practitioner; other times guiding strategy and ensuring quality as part of a multidisciplinary team of creative, smart, dedicated UX folks – designers, researchers, strategists, technologists.
In all cases, you’ve got a love for the fast pace and collaborative nature of client-facing agency work, and you get excited by leading projects and teams, guiding clients and stakeholders, and helping grow existing accounts and partnerships as opportunities arise.
This Principal role requires experience in all phases of product design, from discovery and workflow definition to handoff of detailed specifications to development teams. We’re eager to meet with folks with consulting experience as well as experience working on product lifecycle from kickoff to shipping.
Senior UX Researcher
Blink UX Blink’s research team is growing, we are looking for a collaborative and user-focused UX Researcher to join the team to help us deliver innovative and impactful work to our clients. We are an evidence-driven design company, so if you want to come to an environment where you are surrounded by people who drink from the research fire hose, this is your place! We have innovative clients with challenging problems to solve and an amazing company culture that focuses on authenticity and balance.
To be successful in this role you will need to have a wide breadth of experience in various qualitative research methodologies, a collaborative, team-oriented nature, and have strong communication skills.