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Senior Strategic Designer

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

Prilly_Floris (CH01), Switzerland

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

SICPA - Together with you we achieve excellence!





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.




  • 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.




  • 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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