Senior Brand Strategist (m/f/divers)

Job description

creating change. together.

brand shaping | innovative | human centered


Our agency advises successful brands worldwide and supports customers in the development of holistic product experiences.  We think outside the box, we inspire and we change perspectives. Our dynamic team structure and flat hierarchies promote open exchange - we create innovative solutions that inspire.


We are more than 100 creative minds: designers, strategists, ergonomists, engineers, and ethnographers in Shanghai and Germany. Team spirit really matters to us! Together we enjoy our weekly team-breakfast or barbecuing at the creek.


Come and join our team!

Exciting and diverse projects await you in the areas of product, interface and service design. Your interdisciplinary team members and our material and interface lab are waiting.


You have at least 4 years work experience in branding, consulting, planning or related industry strategy research. You passionate about all things brand and loves to design and craft new brand identities, and strategies that will resonate and allow business to drive their future growth and their capacity for innovation and sustainability. You have a demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of talents (researchers, strategists, Industrial designers, interaction designers etc.) to bring to life and to market the conception of a variety of experiences, products or services. 

You will responsible for developing new methodologies for developing compelling brand identities and strategies for clients. You will develop go-to-market strategies for the innovative products and services developed by our designers, take part to the analysis, creativity & strategy through relevant desk research and individual interviews, analysis and formalization of impactful messages, supervise or take charge of client proposals, attending pitch meetings and presentation meetings, organize the development of compelling case studies and newsletters (content/visuals) from completed projects, as well as relevant articles to promote marketing and branding research service, take control of the report quality and run final report to clients. 

We are specifically looking for people with a deep knowledge and experience of quantity and qualitative market research, user research, brand analysis, brand design, strategic frameworks and go to market strategies. We are interested in diverse backgrounds that could include; entrepreneurs, brand strategists, researchers, product managers, consultants – with solid practical experience of bringing offers to market. At your core you know that when you design a new brand for a business you are shaping and designing their strategy and future roadmap. At designaffairs we are creative, insightful, fast-moving and curious explorers. You will be working in an inspiring and fun studio, with supportive and international colleagues.


Please note: Full proficiency in Mandarin and English language is required for this role.