Namahn is a human-centred design agency that aims to have a positive impact on organisations, society and the planet. Clients engage with us to deliver actionable solutions to complex business or socio-technical challenges.
We are looking for a senior strategic designer capable of leading small design teams and clients to answer complex challenges. A co-creative design thinking approach comes natural to you, and leads you to impactful digital strategies that will enable our clients to reach their full potential.
As a senior strategic designer you will be involved in all parts of the design process: from sales and project management to knowledge management, creative facilitation and user research.
This is a full-time position. At the moment we are working remote, in the future you will be based in Brussels.
As a Namahn Senior Strategic Designer you will:
Work on multiple projects at the same time, in close collaboration with both clients and colleagues
Work for a variety of clients and sectors (from non-profit to public and private clients)
Be the lead designer in strategic design projects involving middle to higher management
Be involved in the conceptual design of digital products and services
Lead stakeholder interviews and co-creation sessions
Mentor and coach less experienced designers
Continuously improve our design approach and deepen our strategic design methodology and capabilities
Be the main person of contact for clients
Be responsible for activity and resource planning within design projects
Lead sales efforts: define the approach and budget based on the client's needs; and contribute to project offers (proposals)
Mindsets and competencies we are looking for:
You are proficient applying a human-centred methodology in strategic projects, involving a variety of stakeholders (developers, higher management, …)
You are capable of defining a clear design direction for a project
You know how to manage a team, you value individual perspectives and are able to create a safe environment for learning
You actively look for new developments and practices in the field of strategic design and have a point of view on what a succesful strategy accomplishes
You enjoy making sense of complex information, such as business and product strategies and ecosystems, and finding creative solutions for complex challenges
You can clearly articulate the process, approach, and impact of a strategy in verbal and visual presentations
You can translate abstract, strategic concepts into tangible visualisations and stories (storyboards, future scenarios, …)
You have an understanding of different business models and know how track success
You are proficient with a variety of design applications (e.g. Adobe Suite, Figma, Axure) and Microsoft 365
You have full professional proficiency in English
Knowledge of Dutch and/or French is an added value
What we offer you:
The basics Fair compensation, complemented with meal vouchers
Time-off You get 20 paid holidays, compensation for overtime and the possibility to take unpaid leave when needed
Transport Public transport subscription for all work-home transport and a bike allowance when you travel to Namahn by bike
Connectivity A mobile subscription is provided
Health benefits Hospital insurance DKV Pro Premium Corporate and DKV AZ Plan, with orthopaedic, chiropractic, osteopathic, dental and vision care.
Future proofing Group insurance at 5% of your gross salary
Training and growth All employees get a yearly training budget to grow and learn.
Relocation Any additional costs related to your relocation to Belgium will be covered
What you'll love about working at Namahn:
We are a small, international team with both multidisciplinary & specialised designers, commited to creating a diverse environment
A pleasant and stimulating workplace with a good work-life balance, where you have the option to work from home (even in non-covid situations)
A workplace that encourages reflection, experimentation and knowledge sharing
Equal opportunities and non-discrimination:
At Namahn we are committed to creating a diverse environment. All suitably-qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. In addition, during the various stages of recruitment, specific measures can be taken to ensure equal opportunities for candidates with disabilities or special needs.
Applications must be submitted before the 28th of February 2021.
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