Doblin, a Deloitte business, is seeking experienced and ambitious designers to join our New York and Chicago studios who can work across the design process to imagine and bring to life future products, services, and experiences.
As a Design Consultant, you will be a core member of our integrated, multi-disciplinary teams, working to conceive, prototype, and launch solutions to our clients' most complex challenges. If you are passionate about using human-centered design to tackle fuzzy and multi-faceted client problems, keep reading.
YOUR ROLE IN OUR TEAM
Doblin is a pioneer in bringing design methods to the practice of business and innovation. We recognize that Designers are vital to the impact we create for our clients.
Our Designers are skilled at responding to human needs and business priorities to shape and bring to life bold new solutions. They are also experts at communicating them to teams and clients in ways that elevate the impact of our work.
YOUR WORK AS A DOBLIN DESIGNER
Synthesize complex and varied information from numerous inputs into cohesive, compelling stories that are told through presentations, posters, videos, websites, and more
Define and develop concepts and prototypes of products, services, and experiences at varying levels of fidelity to test with users and stakeholders
Use interdisciplinary thinking to ground all ideas in research insights and design constraints
Design and support engaging workshops with internal teams, clients, and other stakeholders
Be involved in all aspects of the design process , including field research, business model design, and launching and scaling solutions in-market
Work with a diverse team of experts , including from Deloitte's global network of industry and domain experts, to amplify the impact of your work
Apply your expertise across industries and at multiple levels of ambition to hone your craft
Support the development of client pitches and the development and of intellectual property - often to non-designers
Be part of a like-minded community of designers , local and global, with incredible opportunities for mentorship and career growth
WHAT YOU WILL BRING
Demonstrable comfort with the ambiguity of working in and defining unknown spaces
Experience working in dynamic conditions that require fast iterations and rapid transitions between collaborative and individual work, including in Agile teams
The ability to respond proactively and thoughtfully to design critique and feedback on content, including from clients and non-designers
An instinct to infuse empathy and behavioral analysis into all aspects of your work
Strong written and spoken communication skills when working with teams and clients
Fluency with a range of design tools for prototyping and visual communication: Adobe Suite, Microsoft PowerPoint, Sketch, etc.
Participation in Doblin's design community, to continually push the boundaries to advance the field of design here
Ability to provide feedback and guidance to more junior design team members
Required qualifications and expectations
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a design-related field
Minimum of 2 years of relevant design experience, preferably in agency or consultancy
A strong portfolio demonstrating excellent command of composition, typography, color, and fundamental communication
Willingness to be based in New York, Seattle or Chicago
Travel up to 50% (while 50% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
The Visual Design Consultant position is open to all eligible candidates. Because of our desire to have a diverse slate of candidates, candidates who are female and/or Black or African-American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or two or more races are strongly encouraged to apply.
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