our needs

your skills


  • Deep empathy for people and the complexities of social/cultural systems
  • Experience with social science research methods: psychology, education, economics, etc.
  • Comfortable with human-centered design methods and processes, leading qualitative research interviews, moderating group conversations, using prototypes to collect feedback, etc.
  • Strategic synthesis that produces visionary insights and actionable opportunities
  • Fluency with visual storytelling, framework generation and conceptual systems

design research

 

 


INTERACTION DESIGN

All of the above, plus...

  • Finely tuned visual and information design skills, systems thinking, and presentation craft
  • Passion and expertise at the intersection of design, digital media, and other technologies
  • Fluency translating human-centered insights into useful and elegant interactions
  • Experience with interactive prototyping and evaluation across a range of media / fidelity
  • Familiarity with front-end development processes / methods (e.g. HTML, CSS, Javascript, Agile)

VISIONARY LEADERSHIP

All of the above, plus...

  • Track record of interdisciplinary design team leadership and talent development
  • Experience running complex and real-world digital design initiatives
  • Passionate about building, managing, and evolving digital products from start to finish
  • Comfortable with client interaction and the dynamics of large organizations
  • Independent, assertive, articulate, rigorous, spontaneous, deliberate, humble and wise

TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT

  • Expertise developing detailed and cross-platform front-end experiences that have shipped
  • Comfortable coding production software in HTML5, CSS, Javascript, React, iOS, Android, etc.
  • Product management experience overseeing agile UX and engineering development teams
  • Strong POV on integrating human-centered design vision with agile development processes
  • Comfortable with client interaction and the dynamics of large organizations

DESIGN OPERATIONS

  • Experience coordinating project teams, ideally in a creative consulting services company
  • Confident communicator and active listener with experience managing peers and leaders
  • Proactive, organized, detail oriented and mature; strong written / verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable in an ambiguous, principles driven (non-rules based) environment
  • Passion for design