Deloitte Doblin Summer Associate in New York, New York
Doblin, a Deloitte business, is seeking ambitious, high-potential designers and researchers to join our studios, to help us imagine and bring to life future products, services, and experiences. As a Summer Associate, you will be part of our integrated, multi-disciplinary teams, contributing to the conception, design, and launch of solutions to our clients' most complex challenges. If you are passionate about using human-centered design or passionate about using the power of good research to tackle fuzzy and multi-faceted client problems, keep reading.
The Doblin Summer Associate role is open to all eligible master students. Because of our desire to have a diverse slate of candidates, students who are female and/or Black or African-American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, or two or more races are strongly encouraged to apply.
Work You'll Do
Synthesize complex and varied information from numerous inputs into cohesive, compelling stories that are told through presentations, posters, videos, websites, and more
Define and develop concepts and prototypes of products, services, and experiences at varying levels of fidelity to test with users and stakeholders
Use interdisciplinary thinking to ground all ideas in research insights and design constraints
Design and support engaging workshops with internal teams, clients, and other stakeholders
Be involved in all aspects of the design process, including field research, business model design, and launching and scaling solutions in-market
Work with a diverse team of experts, including from Deloitte's global network of industry and domain experts, to amplify the impact of your work
Apply your expertise across industries and at multiple levels of ambition to hone your craft
Support the development of client pitches and the development and of intellectual property - often to non-designers
Be part of a like-minded community of designers, local and global, with incredible opportunities for mentorship and career growth
Own substantive elements of your team's research agenda by planning and executing research activities and selecting suitable methodologies to explore human and business needs
Develop compelling insights by synthesizing complex qualitative and quantitative data and communicate them in ways that make clear their implications and spur innovation
Work with your team to apply actionable insight throughout the design process, including concept and business model design, and launching and scaling solutions in-market
Support the design and facilitation of engaging workshops with internal teams, clients, and other stakeholders
Synthesize key trends, sourced data and insight from Deloitte's global network of industry and domain experts, to amplify the impact of your team's work
Apply your expertise across industries and at multiple levels of ambition
Contribute to the development of client pitches and intellectual property with research into trends in industries and in the fields of social science, innovation, and human-centered design
Be part of a like-minded community of design researchers, local and global, with incredible opportunities for mentorship and career growth
Doblin is a pioneer in bringing design methods, in applying ethnography to the practice and innovation. We recognize that designers are vital to the impact we create for our clients. We know the value of a well-crafted design and insight and the impact it has on our clients and our work. Our designers are skilled visual communicators with a passion for developing solutions to human needs, and who can help us define and communicate sophisticated concepts in easy-to-understand ways that elevate our work and its impact. Our researchers are part of a team that is relentlessly curious, always empathetic, and deeply appreciative of the complexities of our world and of the human condition. They plan and execute varying kinds of research that lead to insights that inspire change and drive transformation.
Master's Degree completed by August 2023 in a design, social science or other related field
Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience conducting research in a business context or relevant design experience, preferably in an agency or consultancy
A portfolio demonstrating strong command of composition, typography, color, and fundamental communication or examples of research plans and insights
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
Strong academic track record (minimum GPA of 3.2)
Ability to travel up to 50% (while 50% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)
How You'll Grow
At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
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