Location: London/ flexible working
Salary: £40,000 - £45,000
At Upside we are on a mission to tackle some of the world's biggest problems by challenging the norm and delivering a paradigm shift in innovation through the work we do. The Ventures team is at an exciting point in our growth and we are now excited to be looking for a Design Strategist to help mature this part of our business. This is a great opportunity for you to define this part of our capability and scope of our future ventures working in a multi-disciplined team to identify concepts.
We’re looking for a creative, entrepreneurial Design Strategist to play a key part in the identification and development of new venture ideas for Upside. We’re looking for someone with the ability to apply design thinking & human centred methodologies to research markets, identify new opportunities and create commercially viable solutions. This role has a focus on conducting discovery research, outlining problem areas and creating venture concepts.
You should be self-propelled by relentless curiosity, resourceful in scouring the world for insight and comfortable in a fast-paced environment. You need to be a team player, your role is to find new and emerging problems, build a pipeline of concepts and potentially play a longer term role in their development and launch. You care about the impact your work has on the world and have been looking for a career path that is both high-performance and high-impact. You are passionate about working at the intersection of new technologies and the problems that matter along with working in some exciting and emerging markets. You also have a very entrepreneurial mindset, driven to find new problems and concepts with a motivating work ethic.
We are looking for those who have exceptional talents and who want to work with like-minded people,. If you’re interested then please upload a copy of your CV below and a cover letter.