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Chicago

Strategist

JOB SUMMARY:

The Designory is looking for a Strategist who brings critical thinking and leadership to multidisciplinary teams and our clients. You have a deep understanding of the client and their business, the audience, and the latest digital trends to deliver innovative and compelling experiences. Most importantly, you can identify insights and connect the dots to drive creative solutions. If you’re curious, driven and ready to move digital strategy forward, we’re ready to talk with you!

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop digital strategies that align with brand, audience and business objectives
  • Identify opportunities for digital enhancements that drive value for our clients’ and their customers
  • Create briefs to kick-off and guide project teams
  • Identify insights based on customer research, competitive landscape and brand knowledge
  • Develop content strategies for digital experiences whether websites, emails, or other online communications
  • Develop personas, customer journeys, and functional and content requirements
  • Recommend, coordinate and participate in relevant research activities, analytics and SEO reviews, stakeholder interviews, user testing, working and brainstorming sessions, competitive assessments, and requirements gathering
  • Communicate strategic direction to team and collaborate with them to concept, implement, measure, and optimize
  • Know the latest digital and technology trends, including a solid understanding of UX best practices and an interest in emerging technologies
  • Ability to simplify complex subject matter and communicate it clearly to team members, including writers, designers, interaction designers and developers

 QUALIFIICATIONS:

  • 3-5 years of experience with 2+ in a digital agency environment
  • A solid understanding of responsive website design and development, content strategy, SEO, analytics, emails, banners and more
  • The ability to see big picture while managing every last detail
  • Collaborative spirit, strong work ethic, and proven track record for taking initiative
  • Ability to manage your time, prioritize projects and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint



  • Strong interpersonal, writing, and presentation skills

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Designory is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Designory does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.