Digital Strategy Business Designer*

2 years ago(6/15/2016 6:39 PM)
Job ID
Strategy/Business Analysis


About DMI

DMI, the world’s first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, big data management and analytics, and secure device and app management. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Washington DC area, with satellite offices around the world. Additional information is available at and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.


About the Opportunity

Are you passionate about transforming the way B2C and B2B companies do business by designing innovative mobility products, services, experiences and business models? Do you enjoy uncovering problems and designing services and products that solve user needs as well as drive business value?


With a relentless focus on customer experience, DMI turns ideas into customer value by envisioning new products or business models through data science, design thinking, rapid prototyping and technology. The new Business Designer role within DMI International has been created for a digital professional who is passionate about:

  • Combining design thinking and traditional corporate strategies to help clients create avenues for market growth
  • Working closely with Service Designers, UX Designers and Data Scientists to design new product and services
  • Acting as a stakeholder proxy for the delivery team to ensure the integrity of the product vision is delivered

The Business Designer position is based out of our Barcelona office with travel throughout Europe, Asia and the United States. He or she will be responsible for steering a project from the abstract to the concrete through a combination of lean product development methodology, design thinking and deep collaboration.


Objectives for this Position:

  • Make sense of both the business and user requirements and identify what is really important
  • Translate abstract ideas into a prioritized opportunity landscape
  • Map end user needs against commercial objectives to define a product with a clear “market fit”
  • Evaluate and validate possible solutions
  • Passionately communicate the future state of the business and user experience
  • Break down the solution into value based chunk for development
  • Provide clarity and balance between the business and end user objectives during product development and optimization

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Uncover and describe the problem the product will solve
  • Quickly understand the industry domain, client business model and end user priorities in order to provide fact based input and recommendations that will drive our customers success and product rollout
  • Capture business objectives and success criteria
  • Elicit requirements
  • Define, manage and prioritize a value based product backlog
  • Manage traceability of the strategic vision throughout design, development and release
  • Work closely with project management to deliver the sought after effect


Required Skills and Experience:

  • University Degree
  • Ability to fact find, probe customers, analyze, synthesize and communicate complex ideas in simple language
  • Analytical mindset; Ability to focus on details as well as the big picture
  • Experience with requirement definition and management (B2B and B2C)
  • Passion for the business and human elements of technology
  • Exposure to agile software development methodology
  • Background in design-thinking
  • Ability to work independently
  • Native written and spoken English
  • Willingness to travel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Cooperative and solution focused mindset
  • Sales and/or consulting experience
  • Digital (preferably mobile) experience
  • Ability to help define how “digital strategies” can support business goals
  • Technical experience a big plus
  • Digital advocate – speak or produce great digital related content (eg. blog, conference speaker, etc)
  • Direct experience of presenting to C-level executives
  • Ability to present (confidently) in front of large groups
  • Have experience of successfully securing and managing million dollar + account budgets

Desired Education and Experience:

  • Consulting experience (Business, Management or IT)
  • Engineering degree
  • Business degree or MBA
  • Experience with mobile technology projects
  • Proficiency in analytics
  • Experience within retail, manufacturing, finance, automotive, healthcare, travel & hospitality industries
  • Fluent in English, bothspoken and in writing. Additional language is a plus
  • Ability to travel up 25% of the time
  • Any familiarity with using tools like Salesforce, JIRA and Confluence a plus


Physical Requirement(s):  N/A

Location: Barcelona, Spain


Working at DMI

DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. We provide our employees with competitive benefits, educational assistance, and career growth opportunities. Every employee is valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability.

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Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship may be required for some positions.



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