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Could you be our new Midweight Strategist?

We’re looking for a Midweight Strategist to join us in London, creating characterful brands and experiences for brave clients.
6th April 2022
Salary £38–45k, according to experience

You’ll be a central member of our multidisciplinary team, defining the strategic output of the studio through a toolkit of methods to apply to design projects. You’ll lead the ‘discover’ phase of projects, to uncover insights and the challenges to solve, then define a creative strategy that guides the design team.

You thrive on creating brands with substance, communicating with clear language to inspire designers, client stakeholders and their audiences. You bring them into the world by defining digital strategy, content workshops and information architecture. Show us the range of your work, from workshop formats people enjoy, to strategic outputs, design outcomes and compelling case studies.

With freedom to make your mark, you’ll bring a new energy and fresh thinking to our working process and a new voice to our thought leadership. We offer you a blend of flexible working, from home and our east London studio, a competitive benefits package, thriving creative culture and projects that make a positive impact.

Skills & experience
  • A toolkit of practical and effective strategic methods and processes 
  • Confident writing clear strategic decks, creative briefs and case studies
  • A range of research methods, including client audits, competitor & comparator analysis, category insights and stakeholder interviews
  • Understanding of common brand architecture models and their uses
  • Experience in planning and facilitating workshops both online and in person (brand architecture, positioning/proposition, character/personality) 
  • Knowledge of digital strategy, website content and information architecture
  • Working closely with design teams and reviewing wireframes to ensure strategic requirements are understood and aligned
  • Working with freelance copywriters to deliver verbal identities and messaging
  • Able to self-manage, flex to different clients and prioritise to meet deadlines
  • You work as part of a team and play a key role in client interaction.
Perks & benefits
  • A hybrid mix of studio and remote working
  • £300 to set up your home office
  • Training & development plan in partnership with YCN
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Start late on Monday, finish early on Friday
  • Protected breaks and time for deep work
  • 25 days’ holiday (after 3 years)
  • Paid shutdown between Christmas and new year
  • Work from anywhere for up to a month every year.

 

If you’re an ambitious thinker who’s keen to make your mark in a design-led environment, we’d love to hear from you. Send a covering letter along with three project examples that show off your strengths to johanna@studio-output.com by 6pm on Tuesday 3rd May.

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