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Kforce Design Thinking Lead in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client seeking a Design Thinking Lead in Saint Louis, MO. Summary:In this role, you will lead cross-functional teams through design thinking and other frameworks to achieve user-centered outcomes. We are seeking an exceptional communicator to lead cross-functional teams in the discovery, design, development, and delivery of amazing solutions for complex problems in strategic planning, process improvement, product design, and service delivery.Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead multidisciplinary squads through strategic transformational frameworks in pursuit of discovery and innovation

  • Support work teams to achieve clear problem statement definition, define big ideas and capabilities, and pressure-test ideas through design research, test and learn methodologies, and value evaluation

  • Effectively communicate in verbal and written venues to senior level leaders to present strategic opportunities, align to firm strategy/goals/objectives, define business cases, and develop strategic roadmaps that clearly articulate the journey toward an ideal client experience

  • Provide day to day people and process leadership, without direct management authority, to a multi-disciplinary team made up of both senior leaders and associates

  • Lead alignment between design, business, and delivery workstreams to integrate business analytics, business capabilities, user and market research into the solutioning process to ensure outcomes delivered appropriately balance user value, business value, and feasibility

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • 5 years of applicable work experience

  • 2 years of Design Thinking experience, and direct or indirect people leadership experience preferred

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours

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