3 January 2006

Job openings in innovation and interaction design

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Nearly five years ago Judy Wert (based in New York) recruited me for a position at the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea (based in Italy), which eventually brought me to start an experience design company in Turin (with another recruitee of hers actually), as well as this blog on experience design.

She just asked me to post a new announcement for open positions on my blog and I definitely owe her that favour:

Wert & Company, Inc., is a New York City-based international executive recruitment and consulting firm specializing in recruiting creative leadership, building award-winning creative teams from emerging talent to senior executives, and consulting on strategic organizational growth for a broad range of industries. We represent a diverse range of dynamic brands and organizations from design, retail, fashion, lifestyle and technology to architecture, interactive, publishing and academia.

Wert & Company is currently retained by one of our client partners throughout the US whose business is rooted entirely in Innovation & Interaction design–across new product development, service design, research and international trends. Our client’s reputations are based on their unique ability consulting on innovation for successful companies and iconic brands.

We seek exceptional talent at the leadership level [6-10 years of experience], who will bring creativity, passion, experience and vision to spearhead the evolution of our client’s successes. Individuals may come from a variety of fields including architecture, business, anthropology, interaction, product / industrial / conceptual design. The role requires individuals who can keep pace with the demands of rapidly growing international businesses, anticipate trends, synthesize design solutions, and provide creative leadership to ensure strategic and design integrity. Must understand [and embrace] storytelling through product and services.

The successful candidates bring creative leadership experience in a corporate or consulting setting and possess design excellence, emotional intelligence and entrepreneurialism, along with a balance of energy, drive, and intense curiosity! Candidates must be design champions, and human-centered with the ability to nurture and sustain high-value client relationships.

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