Manager, Design Innovation
Posted: Mar 13, 2019
Why Design Innovation?
Our mission is to drive the innovation agendas for PepsiCo's Global brands and businesses to help it grow and transform beyond its core. We drive innovation by defining, prototyping, learning and launching strategically aligned and commercially viable new products, services, retail experiences, brands and systems - while eating Cheetos. We challenge and seek to change how PepsiCo works to drive true business innovation.
We are a creatively driven team that leverages the power of Design Thinking to solve business problems that drive meaningful growth. We innovate with intent; to solve real problems, for real people, in the real world. We innovate to incite positive change ? for people, brands, business and the world around us. We know what it takes to make ideas a reality and bring that into everything we do.
What You'll do:
In this role you will report to a Global Design Innovation Director working in collaboration with other Design & Innovation team members to effectively develop and deliver design strategies and compelling designed experiences (brand, product, packaging, retail, merchandising) that have strategic business value.
Design Innovation & Design Thinking Practitioner: You will help drive the delivery of effective design thinking & innovation projects for PepsiCo's businesses and partner with teams in delivering strategies that can identify new opportunities, new products, and new experience that deliver against business goals.
You should be comfortable managing the ambiguity inherent in design processes. You will manage and drive design methodologies (tools, techniques) and provide input into design proposals (visions, scenarios) in order to execute against creative engagements and visualize the desired creative output.
You will showcase your expert ability within design thinking, which underpins all our engagements. You pollinate design thinking within the organization through practical design methodologies, solving complex branding problems and uncovering transformation opportunities to help brands get the most out of their design investments.
Strategic Project Management: You'll work on projects that have critical business significance and influence and advise on the strategy, planning, project management while working in a multi-disciplinary environment, collaborating with interdisciplinary teams. You'll synthesize research and business needs to ensure identified opportunities & design strategies result in sustainable growth and returns for the business.
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Job # 172352BR