Creative Strategist

Job description

Do you want the freedom and entrepreneurial culture of a start-up, but with the security of an already successful company?

Join our team as a Creative Strategist and help to build the future!

Together we create products that are so intuitive, consistent and simple that they’re almost invisible. And at the same time, the product contributes to the business goals that our client has with it. That’s cool! Right?! This is what we do and what we expect from the Creative Strategist who will join our team awesome.

 

Who are you?

As a creative strategist, you will find solutions for our clients. You develop a business case and describe the perfect strategy. Do you have a technology and business background, but also a creative mind? Then this would be the right match for you.

 

What are you going to do?

As a creative strategist, you think it's cool to come up with new things. Customer data, interviews and analyses provide you with the right insights to be able to offer the optimum product. You develop a strategy and you can substantiate this through a business case. During the project, you keep the lead and ensure that you’ll keep the overview until the project ends. Thinking of a good strategy for an even better product makes you happy. When a project starts, you are the first point of contact for the customer. You make a business case and give workshops because you will get a better picture of the customer's wishes. Sometimes you are involved in the acquisition process or you will be helping the teams during a sprint. Nevertheless, the most important thing is that you can set up a plan which is creative but also commercial and strategic. 

 
As a born leader, you’re challenging your team to come up with products that solve actual problems and you will think out-of-the-box for this. You are aware of the latest trends and you make this into new insights and a useful strategy. You simplifying complexity to improve project goals, processes and output for the clients and your colleagues. Together you will make the project a success. Moreover, we are techy geeks and we value a teamwork. That’s why you’ll working in a cross-functional Agile team. We value a lot if you have a curiosity to dive a bit deeper into the technologies part. It’s not an easy road, as there are no paved roads. 


How about the team?

Every single person at Xebia Studio, and therefore everyone within our different Innovation teams, has the mandatory problem-solving mind-set. So this means everyone is involved in finding solutions and creating great product

Requirements

What we are looking for: 

  • 5-10 years of experience;
  • Experience in a tech environment;
  • You can build a business case;
  • Presentation talent;
  • You're able to understand the essence of a brand and you can turn it into a digital product like no other;
  • You know how to, and can translate a concept into a working product;  
  • You understand that functionality is above the form;
  • A trustful advisor for clients and our teams;
  • You communicate fluently in English;
  • Experience at a digital agency is an absolute pre.

What You'll Love About us

  • The opportunity to help shape the direction of a starting business unit
  • Colleagues you can learn from. No matter how good you are
  • Trust and freedom
  • Every other week in-house knowledge sharing events
  • Six hackathons a year.
  • A significant hardware budget to get whatever you want
  • Remarkable training budget
  • Great secondary benefits
  • We are a no. 1 company, and we will do everything to remain so

 

Want to know more about how we design products and collaborate with the dev team? Take a look at the latest blog post from Giorgio  - one of our Design Lead!