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Senior Strategic Designer

Req ID:  24966
Posted on:  28-Jun-2022
Location: 

Prilly_Floris (CH01), Switzerland

Department:  Digital Lab (50012399)
Job Family:  Information Technology


SICPA - Together with you we achieve excellence!

 

SENIOR STRATEGIC DESIGNER

 

 

Leveraging decades of expertise in security inks and solutions, SICPA aims at providing the next generation of trust-enabling security systems for citizens, central banks and governments in the domains of digital currency, identity and value chains. This is a great opportunity to join a strategic project and work with a team of passionate people to design, architect and develop innovative solutions.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

 

  • Lead the design strategy for digital identity R&D initiatives – bridging human insight, technology and business strategy to increase product market fit of our digital capabilities, driven by emergent customer, cultural and societal needs.
  • Foundational Research – understanding the contexts and ecosystems in which products and services may be bought to market. Analysing latent or emerging stakeholder needs and drivers of changes.
  • Product Visioning – strategic foresight work defining opportunities and ‘north star’ visions, using workshop facilitation both internally and with customers to gather insights.
  • Product Exploration – prototyping features, products and experiences that uncover novel applications of technology bricks to inform mid-long term development roadmaps or to build relevant subject matter expertise.
  • Product Shaping – tactical work crafting meaningful software capabilities and high quality experiences that are implemented by the engineering teams in live demos and pilots.
  • Own the discussion and advancement of thinking around trust rituals and their social and cultural context, contributing to the topic among the wider human experience and identity community.

 

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU:

 

  • You have demonstrated experience (5+ years) in areas such as interaction design, service design, futuring, concept development, design research or strategy development, stewarding meaningful products and experiences from research to delivery.
  • With an expert knowledge of research methods you can appropriately and creatively apply these processes to frame key questions and synthesize findings into actionable insights, using them to shape & lead strategic systems thinking.
  • You are passionate about your craft and have strong hands-on skills to create and test prototypes that tangibly demonstrate your design research and vision.
  • Driven and assertive, you can build a strong design culture and develop close relationships with business stakeholders.
  • Well versed in human experience design, you are highly empathetic and a great listener, having developed key insights about diverse audiences.
  • You work best collaboratively in multi-disciplinary teams with developers, engineers and product owners.
  • You thrive in asynchronous communication environments and can clearly express ideas and thinking, visually and in written form.
  • Beyond that you have exceptional communication and storytelling skills with ability to influence a broad audience (from highly technical to managerial) on design strategy, methodology & UX topics, expressing concisely otherwise hard concepts.
  • You are comfortable to work in a fuzzy, complex problem space, mapping initial UX experiments to holistic system views.
  • A creative, critical thinker with a positive, can-do attitude, you bring new ideas and you are a fast learner.
  • You have skills in tools like Miro, Framer and Adobe CC.
  • You are fluent in English.

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