Remote (PST Hours)

Freelance Senior Digital Strategist

<p><span style="font-weight: 300;">Instrument is excited to connect with strategists who are open to contract engagements for immediate and future needs with the agency. We are looking for enthusiastic collaborators who are passionate about their craft and flexible in their work engagements, joining our teams for a few months, a few weeks or just a few days. We encourage you to submit your materials with as much detail as possible so we are able to thoughtfully consider you for freelance needs as they arise.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-weight: 300;">We are looking for freelance strategists who enjoy translating the complexity of human motivation and behaviors into the production of beautiful, yet functional digital products, services, and engagement platforms. You are an experienced strategist who understands the nuances and complexities of how a brand shows up across the digital landscape and can communicate that brand’s purpose in a way that’s authentic, inspiring and innovative. From driving loyalty and retention to launching new products and services, you understand how to leverage digital technologies to connect brands with their customers. As a freelancer, you’ll most often be embedded in our team, rather than working as a satellite, so your contributions will be fully integrated into our workflow.</span></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>What You’ll Do: </strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 300;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Become an embedded member of a multi-disciplinary team in a highly collaborative environment with diverse perspectives and expertise</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 300;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Support strategy work streams on 1-2 client projects, navigating the balance of user needs, client objectives and the requirements of the team throughout</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 300;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Lead design of journey maps, navigation design, sitemaps, information architecture, detailed wireframes and more to support the end-to-end user experience</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 300;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Prepare and present approaches and recommendations in a compelling and impactful way to internal teams and clients</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 300;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Support (and sometimes lead) the research into industry trends, competitive information, along with consumer insights to create and present concepts and recommendations in a compelling and impactful way to internal teams and senior-level clients</span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>What You’ll Bring:</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 300;">5-8 years combined experience in:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Brand: strong understanding of brand architecture, able to organize brand priorities, generate original concepts based on consumer and business needs, and write compelling narratives to communicate ideas</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Digital: experience with all phases in the design process, from discovery, through design, into development and release </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Facilitation: experience designing workshops and leading senior clients through strategic design-thinking frameworks</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">UX: understanding of web usability, best practices in design/UX, and fluent in current and emerging trends, </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Work: Strong body of experience including projects for large-scale brands (including technology), websites and campaigns</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 300;">And you bring curiosity, humility, and a passion for doing great work</span></li> </ul>