IDEO San Francisco is in search of a Business Design Lead who will work as a member of IDEO’s multi-disciplinary teams to create market leading offerings and ventures for clients. Business Design at IDEO requires a unique blend of real-world experience and theory, entrepreneurial zeal, and boardroom polish.
Business Designers make the biggest impact by generating new design opportunities by thinking creatively about financial impacts, risks, experiments, a data. Their skillset is critical to our work because they are passionate about trying new things rather than focusing on the best practices and they explore how approaches commonly adopted by start-ups might inform value creation for corporate clients. We count on them to inspire designers through business and entrepreneurial thinking.
IDEO is a place unlike any other. It’s a place where you can solve diverse, complex challenges for our clients or the organization, alongside thoughtful, intelligent individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. Sure we work hard, but we also intentionally craft moments that allow our community to pause, create, and connect. We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.
As a business designer, you’ll be working with a multidisciplinary team of designers at IDEO. You'll need to be able to translate business concepts into design-friendly language and tools. Another important skill is your ability to think creatively about a business problem.
IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.