Product Strategist

Specialist Services · Dublin, Dublin
Department Specialist Services
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Role Summary:

 

A Product Strategist aligns user experience design with client’s business goals and strategy. A Product Strategist assists in guiding the overall design strategy for a product, aligns user research and business intelligence to help shape the product roadmap and the product designs.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Develop a clear understanding of the client’s business goals and user needs, identifying and articulating high-impact research questions and opportunities, while continuing to drive strategic design decisions
  • Develop a framework for running client and user workshops and a cleared defined methodology to produce synthesised reports for the client with meaningful insights
  • Synthesize user research and business data to help shape the product roadmap, designs and future research activities
  • Create and review user stories within a given design sprint to ensure objectives, goals, and requirements are clear, and led by user research
  • Use storytelling to communicate high-level concepts and research insights in presentations, reports, and workshops
  • Evaluate and measure the outcome for each design sprint to provide recommendations on how best to improve the overall product design and collaboration between cross-functional teams
  • Facilitate and run workshops with both end users and clients, producing UX reports which summarises key findings which determine future product design at the end of each phase
  • Define and scope a new product / platform or ecosystem; define the key features & functionality sets which will differentiate the product over the next 24-36 months
  • Formulate concepts and requirements into a strategic roadmap and overall approach including IA and UX artefacts such as site maps, user journeys maps, process flows, user personas, wireframes and low fidelity prototypes in order to demonstrate a project vision
  • Develop & conduct large scale user testing, to validate wireframes or initial product proposition; identify the tools, scripts and framework to ensure a robust & solid approach to testing is conducted
  • Ensure the user and business (clients) needs are being met through product design
  • Understanding clients business goals
  • Define audience needs
  • Conduct user research, competitive analysis and stakeholder interviews
  • Synthesize discovery research into a strategic approach and create deliverables such as strategy proposition decks
  • Collaborate with UI and UX designers and developers to ensure the design and implementation of the product meets the ultimate vision
  • Perform UX audits  and analyse data from various measurement tools in order to provide insights on user behaviour and identify recommended design changes
  • Identify potential future opportunities through recommended revisions, or improvements for later stages
  • Provide Strong user centred design leadership
  • Effectively prioritize projects, manage tasks and communicate with project management team, delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Present strategy briefs and decks to clients, partners and internal teams
  • Lead project from a UX perspective by taking a user centred approach

 

Skills & Experience Required:

 

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial, etc), Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS) or a related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in UX Design and Strategy
  • Strategic in their ability to visually present their thinking
  • Good understanding of tech and consumer behaviour
  • Excellent knowledge of customer experience design
  • Exceptional Research skills
  • Design thinking
  • Analytical ability
  • Problem solving
  • Excellent time management ability to prioritise initiatives
  • Proficient with industry standard design tools (e.g. Adobe CC, Axure, Sketch, Figma, Framer, In Vision Studio)
  • Tech architecture
  • Product proposition creation and definition
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex product design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.

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  • Location
    Dublin, Dublin
  • Department
    Specialist Services
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced