Contact

Picken
181 Fitzroy Street
St Kilda VIC 3182
Australia

GPO Box 1852,
Melbourne VIC 3001
Australia

General enquiries:
team@picken.com.au

Workshop & Design Collaboration enquiries:
sales@picken.com.au

Press & Image enquiries:
press@picken.com.au

Workshops

Melbourne
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Sydney
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Adelaide
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Auckland
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Singapore
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Hong Kong
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Shanghai
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Bali 
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Jobs

Business Designer

Picken Pty Ltd
Melbourne, Australia

Empathy is at the heart of our company. Empathy for our clients, our clients’ customers and the planet. We’re a design and innovation company. We create positive impact through design by taking a human-centered approach to helping organisations in the public and private sectors innovate, grow, and bring to life new ideas.

Job description:

  • Work closely with our partners to develop strategies, timelines, and pricing models that appropriately reflect their organizational needs, aspirations, realities and current business operations while balancing the needs of the end user. 
  • Create new ventures with an eye towards and concrete plan for scale. 
  • Work tightly with a multidisciplinary team to design a new venture that creates new sources of revenue for the business or organization.
  • Design a new business model that enhances and extends consumer experiences while creating new opportunities for revenue.
  • Help clients identify and develop new growth options within existing brands or programs.
  • Design new products, services and consumer experiences that differentiate the company from its competition. 
  • Create compelling new value propositions for customers. 
  • Design a new and differentiated product, service, or consumer experience that unlocks growth.
  • Design organizational structures, strategic assets, and operating models to help the company drive its own innovation.
  • Design, lead, and measure experiments to gather feedback and make your concepts better.
  • Work closely with a host of external parties and our internal team
  • Travel as required to client and sites (usually 1x month)

General Requirements:

  • 5+ years relevant work experience, ideally including large-scale projects
  • Past experience in all project phases required—from concept to build process to delivery
  • Impeccable attention to detail and strong work ethic
  • Good time management skills; delivering work on time and to a high standard
  • Must work well within a varied team
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous and dynamic environment.
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty.
  • Outstanding verbal, written and visual communication skills in English.
  • Must have the legal right to work in Australia/ sponsorship not available
  • Our ideal candidate has a unique blend of real-world business experience and theory, someone who likes to blur the lines between strategy and creativity, and who has a passion for bringing market-leading offerings and new ventures to market. 

Technical Requirements:

  • Experience in business model design, analysis, and implementation.
  • Experience taking offers to market, whether as an entrepreneur or intrapreneur.
  • World-class depth in 1-2 of these areas: Marketing (Product or Brand), Product Development, Finance, Operations, Data Science, or Media. 
  • The ability to coach and teach other designers about business.
  • A masters degree in business, or equivalent life experience.

To apply, please send your CV, portfolio and covering letter to jobs@picken.com.au, with “Business Designer” in the subject heading.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications, we shall only respond to candidates whose candidacy we would like to pursue.

**No agency, in-person, or phone inquiries, please. **

www.picken.com.au

 


 

Design Thinking Facilitator

Picken Pty Ltd
Melbourne, Australia

Empathy is at the heart of our company. Empathy for our clients, our clients’ customers and the planet. We’re a design and innovation company. We create positive impact through design by taking a human-centered approach to helping organisations in the public and private sectors innovate, grow, and bring to life new ideas.

Job description:

  • Work closely with our partners to develop strategies, timelines, and pricing models that appropriately reflect their organizational needs, aspirations, realities and current business operations while balancing the needs of the end user. 
  • Facilitate Picken’s 5-day Design Sprints on-site in Melbourne or off-site at the client’s location
  • Work tightly with a multidisciplinary team to design a new venture that creates new sources of revenue for the business or organization.
  • Work closely with a host of external parties and our internal team

General Requirements:

  • At least 7 years of experience in Design, Design/Business Consulting, User Research, Education. Experience in Graphic, Interaction, Service or Environment Design a plus.
  • Past experience in all project phases required—from concept to build process to delivery
  • Impeccable attention to detail and strong work ethic
  • Good time management skills; delivering work on time and to a high standard
  • Must work well within a varied team
  • Ability to work in an ambiguous and dynamic environment.
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty.
  • Outstanding verbal, written and visual communication skills in English.
  • Excellent design and execution skills including presentations, printed collateral, and video.
  • Must have the legal right to work in Australia/ sponsorship not available
  • Our ideal candidate has a unique blend of real-world business experience and theory, someone who likes to blur the lines between strategy and creativity, and who has a passion for bringing market-leading offerings and new ventures to market. 

Technical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • A portfolio that demonstrates the results of your work and the process for how you achieved the final product.
  • Open to learning a different way of working with exceptional facilitation, organizational and visual execution skills.
  • Proven experience in facilitating white-boarding sessions with cross-functional teams and working on large-scale technology projects.
  • A background in facilitation, design, education, or design-led thinking.
  • Strong understanding of multiple disciplines in the software design business
  • Ability to build credibility and trust with both team members and management.
  • Strong conflict-resolution skills
  • Desire to influence business decisions/processes through effective networking.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaborative skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritise and execute tasks in high-pressure environments.
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Up to date with the latest in interactive and visual design trends and prototyping tools (Axure,Sketch, InVision, etc)

Full and on-going training will be provided on the Picken Design Sprint via it’s creators.

To apply, please send your CV, portfolio and covering letter to jobs@picken.com.au, with “Facilitator” in the subject heading.

Unfortunately due to the volume of applications, we shall only respond to candidates whose candidacy we would like to pursue.

**No agency, in-person, or phone inquiries, please. **

www.picken.com.au

 

 

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