Innovation Strategist

About rebel & co.

Rebel & Co. is a full-service insights & strategy firm. We work to inspire a business revolution of intentional innovation, help businesses forge unforgettable connections, and challenge the status quo. Our teams work alongside our clients to define what’s next and help businesses innovate, strategically. Working across industries and verticals, we specialize in leveraging consumer insights, operational strategies, and technology to align innovation to consumer, market, and business strategy, resulting in a well-targeted, scalable solution that moves the needle on business goals.

about the role

One part product strategist, one part researcher, and one part anthropologist, you enjoy studying people, systems, and innovation.

Using a mix of design research and qualitative approaches, the Innovation Strategists specializes in finding new ways to solve problems. As a part of a growing firm, you will be the go-to person for helping our internal teams and clients think outside of the box, reconsider solutions, and challenge assumptions.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and plan creative research, including field work, screeners, and exercises

  • Execute creative research and field work, leading the Rebel & Co. team and clients

  • Design and facilitate strategy sessions and workshops with Rebel & Co. team and clients

  • Translate findings to relevant and impactful recommendations to business, product, and operations

  • Leverage workshop exercises to solve a variety of problems and answer a variety of questions

  • Inform and guide product and innovation roadmaps for clients

  • Design and execute product, UX testing, and A/B testing

Requirements

  • 4+ years of experience working in a product strategy, design researcher, or innovation consultant role

  • Comfortable working in fast-paced timelines and navigating ambiguity

  • Trained in qualitative and design research approaches and methodology

  • Master Facilitator distinction, preferred

  • Experience designing and planning strategy workshops and design-thinking exercises

  • Experience designing UX testing and product strategy & creating roadmaps

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science, Design, Art, or Communication, preferred.

  • Remote location compatible

  • Travel: less than 50% of time, pending client projects

Rebel & Co. doesn’t just aim for diversity, we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive in it. We are committed to building a team that is representative of the diverse world we live in. We strongly encourage people of color, all religious backgrounds, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, and non-binary people, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome everyone to our team. Should you need reasonable accommodations during your application process, please let us know. We look forward to speaking with you!

Leah Hacker