srch 11076: Business Designer-Retail

Business Designer – Retail
Atlanta Area, Georgia
Search # 11076

Can you interpret customer needs, business trends and technological opportunities, and develop and articulate new service strategies grounded in metrics? Do you possess a sharp commercial awareness and are always looking for opportunities to review, iterate and refine the definition of business design? Are you well versed in business modeling, financial modeling, data analysis, and tactical implementation? If so, then this may be the role for you!

Yeh IDeology is a boutique recruitment firm specializing in design and strategy. Our client is a leading retail company looking for a Business Designer who will work on strategic projects and help focus the work of the design team from a business perspective.

The ideal candidate will have a blend of real-world experience, business theory and entrepreneurial outlook. They will be responsible for developing service propositions that are underpinned by measurable business goals, guiding the project team to execute against them.


Business design
*Develop pro-forma financial models and business cases to assess, prioritize, and support recommendations
*Conduct business analysis and opportunity modeling, leveraging both qualitative and quantitative research methods to create impactful strategic recommendations

Research and analysis
*Conduct competitor analysis and benchmarking
*Perform industry and trends research
*Provide subject matter expertise: ROI modeling, KPI definition, business model and organizational design

*Ensure alignment with the defined business goals throughout the service design process
*Contribute to the creation of service roadmaps, including high-level touch-point design

*Collaborate on the definition of the service vision and value proposition
*Collaborate with other design areas and nurture business design as a core practice

*People-centered design principles and design thinking skills
*Storytelling: deliver insights about people and behavior – verbally and visually – in a way that generates empathy, emotion, and engagement
*Can use a spreadsheet as a design tool
*Develop and maintain open honest and trusting relationships

*BA or BS degree in a relevant discipline (business, management, engineering, design)
*5+ years relevant industry experience (business design, design strategy, user experience, and/or business or brand strategy consulting)
*Experience with business modeling, research and analytics, and business development
*Demonstrable go-to-market experience designing services that balance customer needs, commercial interests and technological constraints
*Proficient in relevant software packages

Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond to each candidate. Please no phone calls.