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/Digital Innovation Strategist

Location: Toronto

Basis: Full-Time

We are looking for an Interactive Strategist who is comfortable working in a very dynamic, creative, fast paced and friendly environment.

Responsibilities

  • Work with clients to understand the needs of their customers in the interactive / digital space.
  • Develop innovative digital user engagement programs for clients.
  • Work with client teams to identify business and functional requirements.
  • Work with internal and external implementation teams to ensure projects are executed strategically.
  • Work with designers to ensure requirements are reflected through interface and user experience.
  • Guide technology developers to ensure that technical platforms are built to specifications.
  • Work with quality assurance team to ensure code meets high standards and lowest defect thresholds.
  • Develop program architecture, business requirements and other strategic documentation as necessary.
  • Deliver strategic, business and project feasibility analysis and recommendations.
  • Conduct client status meetings and lead business requirements gathering sessions.
  • Provides a focal point for integration across multiple departments on key initiatives.
  • Manage one or more assignments concurrently.
  • Liaise with internal and external clients at all levels.

Required skills / Experience

  • 3+ years experience in developing interactive programs for corporate and not for profit clients.
  • University or college degree in a relevant discipline.
  • Experience as a “Product Owner” in an agile environment an asset
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience applying these skills to resolve application design considerations and technical issues.
  • Solid understanding of software development, web development models, methodologies, and technologies.
  • Experience with Fortune 500 companies and well known brands an asset.
  • Experience in open source development (either from an analyst or developers perspective) an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of multiple skills set and backgrounds, and at all levels within an organization.
  • Energy and ability to work well with others in a client-focused, innovative environment.
  • Flexibility - demand can be cyclical in nature and the successful candidate must be ready to put in an extra effort at peak times.

Attributes


Compensation

  • Commensurate with experience


How to submit

Applications should be sent to: [email protected] and consist of a resume and a list of your three favourite blogs and your three favourite brands or companies. Reference "[IDEA COUTURE] - {Digital Innovation Strategist}" in the subject line.


Please note

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We thank you in advance for your application.


Idea Couture Inc. 241 Spadina Ave, Suite 500
Toronto, Ontario, M5T 2E2
Canada

1.800.928.9135
1.647.827.0412

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