Fjord Senior Business Designer - New York
New York , New York
March 27, 2017
  • Minimum 5 years' relevant industry experience (business design, design strategy, business, or brand strategy consulting)

  • Some experience in change management, operational improvement and metrics consulting as well as industry knowledge in areas relevant for Fjord
  • Strong digital experience a must
  • MBA preferred
  • Strong intellectual abilities - both to quickly understand situations and issues and to make connections between related and unrelated areas
  • Clarity of thought - ability to describe the essence of a situation or issue in terms that people can instantly understand
  • Work under pressure - ability to work efficiently and quickly with pressured environments
  • Comfortable with ambiguity - ability to structure own work when boundaries and stakeholders are not clear
  • Politically astute - able to understand the organizational politics at play within a give client situation
  • Presentation skills - able to structure and present a compelling client-facing presentation, be it a pitch or a client deliverable. This also includes the ability to share and 'pre-wire' the attendees of a presentation to minimize surprises and ambush situations
  • Strong communication - comfortable with constant and appropriate communication, timely and to the right people. High level of professionalism of language, both written and verbal
  • Seeing the bigger picture - be able to maintain a sense of where each piece of work fits within the scheme of the overall project or product
  • Making connections - ability to join up different bodies of thought or experiences and ensure the team is well connected and engaged
  • Empathetic - able to build good rapport with clients quickly and understand their needs. Willing to put clients' needs before personal agendas
  • Eager to learn - keen to understand more about the bigger picture and what is motivating clients
  • Flexible - ability to multi-task and re-plan in real time, handling more than one client request or project at a time and willing to reprioritize quickly where needed
  • Professional - keeping all client communication and team communication 'above the line', not blaming for mistakes. Seeking root causes rather than guilt
  • Integrity - desire to ensure that clients' privacy and confidentiality is respected at all times
  • Team-driven - able and willing to build team morale by delivering on expectations, contributing on time and going the extra mile to ensure team success
  • Some experience in business development, proposal writing and proposal delivery
  • Experienced in working in multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Prior experience designing applications that balance user needs, commercial interests and technological constraints
  • Analytical and creative
  • Able to clearly present strategies
  • Experienced in working in multi-disciplinary design teams
  • Proficient in relevant software packages
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and identify and solve problems effectively and efficiently
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about excellence
  • Able to demonstrate initiative
  • Willingness to travel

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