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Kforce Design Strategist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Kforce has a client in Philadelphia, PA that is seeking a Design Strategist.Responsibiilties: * The Design Strategist will flex the discovery approach to the problem at hand, comfortable working in an iterative way and course correcting a project as needed * Operate at multiple levels on a project from providing strategic and commercial direction to analyzing and synthesizing large volume of insights * Designing and leading workshops, moderating different viewpoints, and leading tough conversations to drive convergence * Develops an in-depth understanding of customer use cases and pain points through frequent contact * The Design Strategist drives for rigorous clarity and prioritization of customer use cases * Advocates for customers' needs with the cross functional team and helps inspire the team to want to know more about users and meet their needs * When solving problems, collects and analyzes feedback and uses this to guide recommended solutions * Draws out ideas from customers, colleagues, and external stakeholders, proposing solutions that take on board others' ideas and provide recognition for them * Presents design and research learnings to stakeholders to guide future projects * As a Design Strategist, you will drive the design vision for solutions and wins cross-functional support for the goals that support the vision * Makes proactive use of user insights, ensuring all product and design decisions are guided by user research, and supports the development of a product strategy based on strategic research * Takes the lead in helping the team establish key metrics for projects * The Design Strategist actively mentors and informally leads cross-functional team members throughout the user-centered design process * 5 years of experience * Working knowledge of early product design or product innovation * Experience working in agency or consulting; Product Management experience * Thrives in an ambiguous environment, embracing uncertainty and divergent thinking * Is curious and passionate about discovering and solving user needs * Leverages foundational user-centered design methodologies to operate proactively and without a lot of supervision * Able to flex the discovery approach to the problem at hand, comfortable working in an iterative way and course correcting a project as needed * Ability to operate at multiple levels on a project from providing strategic and commercial direction to analysing and synthesizing large volume of insights * Experienced and comfortable designing and leading workshops, moderating different view points and leading tough conversations to drive convergence Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours

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