Digital Strategist

Seattle, Washington Digital Strategy - Digital Strategy Full Time

The Digital Strategist will be responsible for guiding Valorem’s digital strategy clients through their digital transformation. In this role, you will help define digital strategies across four digital transformation pillars (empowering employees, engaging customers, optimizing operations and transforming products). You will work on a dynamic mix of projects ranging from an initial digital maturity assessment, road mapping engagements and ultimately overseeing a series of transformation engagements. You will partner with Valorem’s customer success team to begin defining digital strategy through our pre-sales process.

You will work with designers, developers, analysts, project managers and strategic account managers to improve customer experiences across industries including technology, healthcare, aerospace, finance, automotive and entertainment.  The Digital Strategist is responsible for end-to-end strategic solutions including identifying, designing, implementing, measuring and analyzing/reporting the performance of data-driven digital strategy.  The Digital Strategist will own the strategic relationship with clients across a variety of industries and support peers and other clients within the Valorem portfolio.

Placement Criteria & Requirements

  • Ability to act as an advocate and leader in digital transformation, leading the overall digital strategy and execution within our clients. Lead the development of maturity assessments, roadmaps and strategy documents as part of the overall future state vision.
  • Ability to work closely with our User Experience team to introduce design thinking techniques and the ability to solve complex business problems with simple, industry-leading experience and design solutions.
  • Ability to work closely with our Digital Insights team to include analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence into transformative digital solutions.
  • Ability to work closely with our Security team to include security and compliance as a critical element of digital transformation.
  • Ability to provide strategic direction, working with an engagement team to manage client expectations in line with the overall digital and customer experience vision.
  • Experience translating business requirements and goals, end user needs and inputs from cross-functional teams into differentiated design solutions.
  • Demonstrated understanding of cloud technologies, with a strong focus on the Microsoft Cloud.
  • Ability to foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. You’ll play an active role in counselling and mentoring consultants within the organization by providing structured and on-the-job feedback.
  • Experience leading or participating in strategy engagements in enterprise accounts.
  • Experience at a large consultancy or respected boutique firm is a plus.
  • Identified experience one or more industries (healthcare, financial services, manufacturing, retail or professional services)
  • Experience that spans across UX, business, operations, web engineering, design, data architecture and infrastructure. That is, you should feel comfortable talking to other business stakeholders, UX and visual designers as well as technologists and developers.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit who is excited by ambiguity, operates autonomously and is able to make informed decisions on the fly, grounded in a digital transformation point of view.
  • People management experience with both project teams and individual direct reports.
  • Valorem Requirements

  • Communication and Interpersonal Skills
  • Exhibit confidence and not be afraid to ask questions to bring clarity, share ideas and challenge the norm (think outside the box).
  • Actively listen to ensure you are seeking to understand before you are understood.
  • Exhibit exemplary client service skills, to all people, regardless of level inside or outside of the company.
  • Written and verbal communication skills should be professional, concise and effective.

  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  •        Create an environment of engagement and participation, work cooperatively and respectively with co-workers across teams in partnership with internal and external clients.
  •        Build relationships and alliances to solve problems and achieve objectives by sharing knowledge and information.
  •       Openly and actively participates in the direction of our Company.
  •        Strong collaboration skills, works well with ambiguity, works well across roles and groups.
  •        Exercise confidentiality concerning the affairs of the business.

  • Personal Ownership and Responsibility
  •        “Own” your work – take initiative, be proactive, anticipate and complete projects in a comprehensive manner while still remembering the details.
  •        Don’t just be the student, be the teacher.   Exhibit a willingness to learn, willingness to problem solve and willingness to step in to help others.
  •        Creativity, capacity and a conviction to innovate and deliver best-in-class solutions.

  • Client Focus
  •        Always put the clients’ needs first, thinking proactively from their vantage point, not your own.
  •        Innovation, curiosity and flexibility are expected in providing business solutions to both internal and external clients.
  •       Follow through with all client expectations and accountabilities.

  • Time Management and Productivity
  •       Follow through within the specified timeframe for all of your areas of responsibility.
  • Seattle, Washington

    Digital Strategist