We are looking for someone to lead our business operations. We need an individual with strong analytical and operational capabilities as well as organizational intelligence. In short, we’re looking for someone to be the glue that holds our business together.
The right candidate will be a collaborative leader who can maintain a big picture view of the business and can provide direction, inspiration, and experience to the studio leadership and our community of designers.
This role is vital, because you will be a conduit between the business of the location and project work. You will touch a little of everything, and your input will be invaluable in ensuring that our business stays on track and in sync with our cultural values. You will also help us evolve and grow as we look for ways to modify our business model and processes.
This role is about successfully supporting great decision making, building trust and demonstrating great judgment.
You get to shape how the Palo Alto studio delivers world-class design by guiding leadership on critical business needs, helping our design and Business Development teams pursue and manage work, and collaborating with other support functions to ensure the smooth operation of core business capabilities.
In 200 words or less, tell us about a time when you were able to drive through a change in your organization that had a positive business impact.
Please send a cover letter and resume. In the cover letter, please explain why you are a good fit for this role, and tell us a story about how you have worked with creative people in the past and what lessons you have learned about collaboration.
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.