Design Research Strategist

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #44540 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is looking for a Design Research Strategist for one of our Fortune 500 Pharma clients to join their team in NYC!

Our Client's team is responsible for introducing differentiated, design-related methodologies into the organization that enable new ways of working. This position will focus on participatory design and design research methods in healthcare.


  • 7-10 years of experience preferred in design research, brand strategy or strategy consulting
  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required
  • Strong subject matter expertise in healthcare, design and systems thinking
  • Confident qualitative research background with exposure to quantitative methodologies (participatory design and co-creation, ethnography, in-depth interviewing, segmentation, survey design, computer-based studies, and brand research)
  • Proven track record of developing insight and envisioning desirable human futures, and facilitating the translation into implementable tactics
  • Ability to communicate complex and critical ideas simply, with focus and clarity
  • Constantly learning, exploring, and sharing
  • Proven results in developing clear and engaging communications, with proficiency and knowledge in design-related software such as Adobe CSS, as well as Microsoft Office Suite

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  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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