EU, London, Remote, Toronto

Experience Design Strategist (Remote, London, EU, Toronto)

About UNIT9

Making Brands Famous Since ’97

UNIT9 is a global production partner with the sole mission to create astounding experiences at the intersection of world-class creativity, cutting-edge technology and impeccable craftsmanship.

Built from a multidisciplinary team of visionaries, we are experts in experience – skilled across: Virtual and Hybrid experiences, Augmented Reality, Film & Animation, Product Design, Experiential, Emerging technologies, Digital, Gaming and Experience Design.

It’s why AdAge crowned us Production Company of the Year in 2019 and Campaign anointed us Tech Company of the Year 2020, alongside 73 other awards that year alone, including an Emmy, 12 D&AD Pencils and 20 One Show trophies.

 

Ethos

For the last 24 years we have combined digital innovation with modern storytelling and film craft to create truly memorable experiences and jaw dropping content. 

We have been at the bleeding edge for over two-decades and our hunger for the new, the unknown and the undiscovered is unabated. 

We are forever learning, testing, building and making.

We are obsessed by the craft and deliver everything with love.

We are independently owned and independently spirited. 

We are not an agency. We are creative, production & problem-solving on-demand.

 

The Job

As our new Strategist you will support the Executive Strategy Director and the wider business as the day-to-day discipline stakeholder and senior team member on assigned projects across digital innovation, product development and experience design, touching a multitude of online and offline platforms. You will be a relentless champion of human-centered design, and an expert at the intersection of culture, trends and technology. 

You’ll be part of a truly global and distributed team, comprised of some of the most talented makers, producers, and creative minds in the industry. We are looking for someone who has an never ceasing drive to create brilliant, industry defining work and an insatiable curiosity for new technologies, platforms, trends and human behaviours.

 

Responsibilities


Define success: Collaborate with our client and partner teams to identify opportunities and help shape the parameters of the projects by defining objectives, requirements and overall project approach. 

Research & Insights: Lead research initiatives to assess market, audience, technology and campaign trends utilizing a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methodologies in order to develop actionable insights and recommendations for our clients.

Strategy: Develop innovative digital experience, campaign and product strategies that deliver mutually-beneficial value for brands and audiences, and allow our creative team to excel.
Workshops: Work with relevant team members to design and facilitate highly engaging workshops with key stakeholders. 

New business: Participate in new business pitches, working closely with our creative team to push the boundaries of what’s possible. 

Thought Leadership: Monitor trends across culture, technology and behaviour and help propel  boundary-pushing and thought leadership materials. 

Growth: Contribute to the growth and development of Strategy and Experience Design at Unit9 by helping to define and design new frameworks, methodologies, process and by supporting internal education.

 

Please apply via annie.b@unit9.com and/or rosh@unit9.com