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Business Designer

At Smashing Ideas, we make things that matter. We’re a team of creative pioneers partnering with Global 500 companies to create groundbreaking digital products and services (think mobile apps, AR/VR, websites, internet-of-things, etc.). We take complex challenges and use a combination of business strategy, user experience design, and technical aptitude to craft cutting-edge solutions that transform the lives of end-users. Our team is comprised of fun, curious, and brilliantly eccentric individuals collaborating in an environment that nurtures creativity and exploration. Put simply, we solve hard problems and make some really cool things. 

We are seeking a Business Designer to design digital products, connected experiences, and new business models to drive our clients’ business objectives. Working closely with our talented designers and software developers, your business and strategy lens will be key in developing profitable and viable solutions.

As a successful Business Designer, you’ll ensure that our solutions deliver tangible business impacts by evaluating and questioning the market opportunity, competition, technologies, investments, returns, business and operating models, and risks.

You’re the perfect fit for our team if you love tackling complex problems head-on and thrive on creating structure in the face of ambiguity!

What You'll Do:

  • Design profitable products, services, experiences, and business models
  • Evaluate the viability of new business concepts through market research, data analysis, financial modeling, and risk assessment
  • Develop organizational structures, business processes, implementation roadmaps, and go-to-market strategies to support the success of new business concepts
  • Develop compelling pitch decks and business cases to sell ideas to clients and key stakeholders
  • Design and lead research to understand market needs, test hypotheses and prototypes, and improve existing or new concepts
  • Plan and facilitate client workshops to identify value propositions and envision new concepts
  • Contribute to the strategic direction of Smashing Ideas and the Business Design team
  • Contribute to business development and proposals, helping sell the value of business design
  • Lead and drive multidisciplinary project teams
  • Create templates and tools that allow repeatability and consistency as the team grows

Does This Sound Like You?

  • 2-4 years of experience in one of these areas: Management Consulting, Corporate Strategy and/or Finance, Business Operations, Business Intelligence / Analytics, Industrial Engineering, or similar experience
  • MBA or equivalent work experience preferred
  • Experience developing and launching new products, services, processes, experiences, or businesses
  • Experience developing storylines for and presenting to executive-level clients
  • Passionate about continuous learning and thrives in ambiguous environments
  • Collaborative work style, with a bias toward action and tangible results

* We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender presentation, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are committed to hiring and cultivating a diverse team and inclusive environment.

** This is an onsite position in our beautiful Seattle, WA office. This is not a Telecommute/Remote Work position.

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