New Directions IT Staffing

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We are currently engaged with a client who is seeking a Business Designer for a dynamic Innovations Team who will articulate how innovative consumer product offerings bring value through strategic business models and business cases.  In this role, the Business Designer will:

  • Drive innovative ideas and craft and build new products, services and product offerings by combining strategic thinking, quantitative analysis and human centered design thinking techniques and practices.
  • Develop business cases and business models for enhanced and new solutions and offerings.
  • Work with Business Stakeholders, Technology Teams, Vendors and Partners to define capabilities needed and define delivery roadmaps to deliver a solution and a plan to acquire/leverage them.
  • Work with research resources to define and execute pilots to test solution viability in-market and provide in-depth quantitative analysis of research.
  • Work with the mobile applications team to support analysis of analytics data.
  • Support the Strategic Design team in understanding business flows, data analysis, business needs, and user insights when applicable.
  • Support strategic, product and business model design, along with market and financial analysis.
  • Create roadmaps for pilots and scaling of new solutions; supporting which assumptions to test.
  • Identify existing workflows and integrate new offerings into the current processes; leveraging human-centered design mindset for business units, employees, and customers.

The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Strategic thinking, business ideation, quantitative analysis, human centered design thinking techniques that craft and build new products, services and offerings.
  • A combination of product strategy, service and innovation design.
  • Strong quantitative research skills and capabilities.
  • Background in business model and business case development, scenario planning, and forecasting, with a depth of experience using Excel as a baseline.
  • A combination of business acumen across a number of the following areas, along with depth in one or two: Product Development or Management, Marketing, Strategy, Design, Operations, and Finance.
  • An understanding of strategic frameworks and approaches (e.g., the strategy choice cascade).
  • Identifies and ensures front and back-end capabilities are considered in development of new offerings.
  • A systems thinker who is a team player, flexible contributor, optimistic, iterative, curious, and open-minded.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; able to convey information clearly and concisely.
  • Attentive to detail. Strong analytical, structured, logical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong planning, organizational, time and process management skills.


We’re happy to arrange a preliminary conversation to discuss the opportunity.  Please forward a Word copy of your resume and let us know when there would be a convenient time to discuss. 

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