Business Designer
/ New York

Looking for a business design role working on diverse projects with top-tier designers, experimenting with new technologies, and growing your skill set in a thriving NY studio?

At Doberman NY we are a highly entrepreneurial, collaborative and intradisciplinary team of designers, strategists, developers and producers. We thrive on solving complex design and business challenges, and our work consistently pushes the frontiers of design. Trust is the fuel that powers us and our clients to make brave leaps.

We are seeking a dynamic, consultative and engaging individual to join us a Business Designer in the NY studio, and to serve as the business anchor on a wide range of projects. You’re someone who is passionate about building new businesses and about collaborating with designers to bring new products, services and brands to market. Regardless of past experience - which may include time as a consultant, analyst, product manager or entrepreneur - you’re fluent in core business and design methodologies. You’re comfortable with ambiguity in while simultaneously delivering analysis and structure necessary to facilitate decisions, alignment and progress.

We need you to:

  • Work closely with clients to understand their business needs, challenges and opportunities
  • Take the lead within project teams for forecasting and analyzing new product, service and brand business models
  • Validate and substantiate strategic project decisions through data and quantitative analysis
  • Explore, capture and communicate growth and market opportunities for our clients in tandem with our user-centered design process
  • Build trusted relationships and mutually beneficial collaboration models with clients and internal teams
  • Partner closely with Engagement & Design Leads on select new business opportunities, including the development of compelling project proposals and innovative project approaches

It would be awesome if you also have:

  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience in design firms, consulting or product management
  • Demonstrated fluency in business model development, scenario planning and forecasting
  • A core understanding of and appreciation for the human-centered design process
  • A passion for working in intradisciplinary teams
  • Passion for and curiosity about trends and developments in design and business
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced and continuously evolving studio

Things we enjoy about working here are:

  • Working on a variety of projects that actually ship and get into the hands of users
  • Work / life balance mindset. Our team is talented, dedicated and hardworking. We believe in working on the right things rather than working long hours
  • Twice per year, we dedicate two days to building our dream workplace together. No client work is allowed. We call these “Exploration Days”
  • Family leave benefits (Founding member of Pledge Parental Leave)
  • 5 weeks paid vacation
  • Fully paid health plan
  • 401K with company match
  • Wellness benefit
  • Mobile phone monthly reimbursement
  • And oh—all employees are offered partnership

Wanna get to know us better?