Lead Service Designer

Berlin

Idean is adding key members to it's Berlin team in our growing design studio.

As a Lead Service Designer at Idean you are responsible for the creation of revolutionary services. This involves designing practical, functional and desirable digital services mapped with customer’s business objectives and technology roadmaps. We expect the successful candidate to be truly professional at gathering and utilizing business and customer insights, the ability to reframe service challenges, articulate opportunities, define strategies, create concepts and lead the development of innovative new services from initial brief to delivery.

We are proud of our many and diverse customers. This diversity aspect inspires you, adapting your approach for each project’s unique requirements. Your passion is to build solutions that create competitive advantages for our customers and provide unique experiences to end-users. You fluently combine human, business and technology viewpoints, and master customer listening. You are familiar with leading contextual user research, mapping user experiences and customer journeys as well as leading co-creation workshops, idea generation, prototyping as well as blueprinting service solutions to name a few.

If you are lead or senior designer, you will also have your own client/project responsibilities and you’ll manage and deliver projects together with other creative team members. You should posses a natural ability to articulate the criteria good service design and offer constructive feedback to colleagues. Your background can vary from design, business or technology.

You can

  • Understand the service related problems/challenges of customers and end-users
  • Solve problems with natural innovative and analytical skills
  • Work with customers, business stakeholders and staff to develop customer and business centric concepts 
  • Produce a range of service design deliverables for different touch points
  • Run creative workshops 
  • Take responsibility for overall quality of service design projects
  • Develop and publish viewpoints via internal and external channels 
  • Work directly with clients on an individual level
  • Communicate the fundamental concepts of service design to key stakeholders 
  • Collaborate with other team members in projects and across
  • Support sales of service design related projects
  • Participate in developing Idean’s service design offering

You have

  • 7+ years of Lead Service Design experience
  • Experience as service designer for digital services
  • Experience with service design tools and methods 
  • Experience in working on a broad range of research and innovation-oriented projects 
  • Fluency in German and English 
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Creative and strategic thinking capability
  • Experience in working with creative people and environments 
  • Experience with high-level customer engagement 
  • Willingness to travel - mobility / travel within Europe is expected
  • Eagerness to mentor and elevate other creative people into service design thinking

We offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Inspiring Career Paths and support for personal development
  • Beautiful office space
  • Your preferred working tools
  • Home Internet connection
  • Health & wellness program
  • Multidisciplinary design & development team to grow with
  • Opportunity to travel and work in other Idean studios
  • Lunch vouchers
  • …and multiple other cool benefits

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

You must be legally authorized to work in Germany without restrictions.

Please do not apply for more than one job or location. Should Idean decide to proceed with your application all applicants are happily considered for other locations. Applying to multiple positions and/or locations can result in a delayed interview process. All of the Idean recruiting team that review applications are able to see the process through for all locations and jobs.

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