Business design at IDEO requires a unique blend of real-world experience and theory, entrepreneurial zeal, and boardroom polish. You will work as a member of IDEO’s multi-disciplinary teams to create market leading offerings and ventures for clients.
Once you are here you might:
Design a profitable new product, service, or consumer experience
Develop a business model or new venture
Identify and develop growth options within existing brands
Design organizational structures, strategic assets, and operating models to help the company drive its own innovation
Design, lead, and measure experiments to gather feedback to inspire and improve concepts
A minimum of 3-4 years of industry experience
Experience taking offers to market, whether as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur
World-class depth in 1-2 of these areas: Product Management, Finance, Business Intelligence, Retail, Media, Marketing (Product or Brand)
Team player able to work in multidisciplinary design teams
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
The ability to coach and teach other designers about business
A masters in business, or equivalent life experience
When you apply:
Don’t worry about submitting a portfolio with your application, but please submit a cover letter. Include the answer to the following prompt in your cover letter:
What’s a new business that inspires you, and how could it change another industry?
Check out some of our work here:
Food Genius Using design thinking to pivot and support an emerging venture with IDEO’s first startup-in-residence.
Capella Education: Redesigning the experience for the university’s current and prospective students through a new digital ecosystem.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
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.