Associate Innovation Capability Strategist job – Continuum – Boston, MA

Are you constantly asking questions about how people, businesses, and systems work together ? Do you want to use research and creativity to design new experiences that truly connect with people? Are you fascinated by how organizations bring about change ? Do you want to help organizations build competencies to implement new experiences? If so, we would like to meet you. Continuum is seeking an energetic, talented Innovation Capability (IC) strategist to join our Boston studio.

At Continuum , IC s trategists work on a wide variety of projects across many industries. While they are exposed to the entire design process, they shine in articulating and bui l ding organizational competencies to deliver new experiences.

As an Associate IC Strategist, you are expected to

Create and deliver change strategies: Work closely with clients to gain clear understanding of the organization , what works, and what does not work. Understand strengths and opportunities to recommend actionable next steps ( e.g human – centered design process, structure and governance, hiring, team building , etc.)

Work with and coach senior leaders at client organization s : Engage senior leaders throughout the human – centered design process and help them understand and socialize this work

Develop our internal capabilities : Create , codify and propagate new Continuum approaches, processes and strategic assets to help organizations become more innovative and customer focused

As a member of the Strategy practice you are expected to

Collaborate through all phases of project work including alignment with client, understanding context, developing non-obvious insights, exploring and defining opportunities, creating actionable/tangible design expressions, and helping clients go to market.

Conceptualize compelling and meaningful opportunities for consumers and clients. In this position you will work closely with designers and engineers to develop ideas for new products, services and experiences.

Explore real world problems using a combination of creative and analytic tools. Question your choices and iterate until you get it right. Develop and test hypotheses with your team and consumers.

Create compelling value propositions for consumers and clients. Articulate ideas for new products, services and experiences that will compel consumers, and contribute to business success. Make tradeoffs to come up with solutions that work for both people and clients.

Additional considerations You are p assion ate about implementing new initiatives within organizations You have p roven track record in creating meaningful change within organizations You enjoy working closely in a team with people who possess diverse skills and working styles You are willing to travel approximately 30% of each year for project work 1-3 years’ relevant work experience in design innovation, or management consultancy, or corporation BA degree; advanced degree preferred

Online Application Process

Please up load your resume, cover letter as “Resume Attachments” in the resume attachment section of the application. Attachments must be formatted as and Adobe PDF, PowerPoint or Word document.

In addition to a resume and cover letter, please provide examples of your work (if applicable)

Equal Opportunity Employer

Continuum is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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