Lead Strategist

Note that you can apply for this job in English or in German

A new breed that combines the best in creative thinking, strategy, and technology. We’re built to help businesses drive strategic change led by world-class execution at speed. A consultancy designed for tomorrow.

We’re looking for a Lead Strategist for our office in Frankfurt or Cologne. As a Lead Strategist, you'll be part of a tightly-knit team working across disciplines and team boundaries to deliver industry-shaping design and strategy solutions to businesses both in Germany and worldwide.

You will strengthen our team and our ability to deliver products, designs and meaningful strategic solutions to our clients. Furthermore, you are part of an exciting journey in building a global hybrid strategic design consultancy in Germany.

Being a Lead Strategist

As a Lead Strategist you will combine qualitative-quantitative research, organizational and market analysis, problem-solving and business planning methods into strategic recommendations. This role works in partnership with UX Design, service design and creative technology.

  • You design and revolutionize the digital platforms of tomorrow based on well-founded methods, specialist know-how and creative flair
  • You look through the glasses of the user and develop value-creating and innovative solutions that make everyday life easier and, above all, better
  • You conduct user and market research and turn insights into ideas
  • You foster client relationships, leveraging your expertise on business strategic topics
  • You solve complex problems and create meaningful concepts for a fast-paced, changing world
  • You are the chief storyteller with the ability to create a visualization of concepts
  • You will inspire colleagues and clients as you deliver thought-provoking leadership and strategic direction
  • You provide supervision and contribution to large accounts and business development opportunities

We’ll be a great match if:

  • You have at least 10+ years of experience in the conception and implementation of user centered projects and solutions in a comparable environment
  • Deliver digital innovation projects both directly and by coordinating junior talent
  • You have solid experience to drive creative process, lead intellectual agendas, engage senior clients, guide and motivate project teams
  • You adopt, apply and contribute to improving Manyone’s approach to problem solving
  • Experience in creating convincing presentations and designing workshop – successfully facilitating the most senior clients
  • You think analytically, are solution-oriented and have a strong point of view
  • You are entrepreneurial and love understanding the world in all its colors and forms

Being a Manyone

  • You thrive in a creative, multilingual environment with lots of opportunities that is supportive, dynamic and encourages professional growth
  • Work on international projects for major global brands and opportunity to work with our other global teams in one of our international studios
  • Challenging and innovative projects with space for individual creativeness
  • Team spirit and working in a highly experienced and interdisciplinary team with professional colleagues
  • A cool work environment in our office space in Frankfurt’s East End or in Cologne’s Hansahochhaus
  • Flexiblilty to work from home
  • Flexible monthly mobility benefit
  • Annual professional development benefit – the freedom and the financing for your growth
  • Twice annual opportunity to travel to and work from any other Manyone location

You won't find any design divas at Manyone, but you’ll be met with a high degree of trust. It's all about collaboration, making it happen and leaning in to everything that's next – a fun and inclusive environment that favours curiosity and adaptiveness.

About Manyone

We are a strategy-design hybrid combining the best in creative thinking, strategy, and technology. Built to help businesses drive fast strategic change led by world-class execution—a consultancy designed for today and tomorrow.

Our team of 250+ designers and strategists are on a fantastic journey to create a better future for businesses, people and planet. From our 12 offices in 10 countries, we work with leading global companies such as Amazon, Novo Nordisk, Microsoft, Deutsche Telekom, Lufthansa, and many more from our eleven offices across Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

Learn more about Manyone by exploring the Manyone Way here.