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Junior Design Strategist, IXS - Johnson & Johnson Design

New York, New York
Creative Design

Job Description

Requisition ID: 9021180419

J&J Design, part of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies, is recruiting for a Junior Design Strategist to be located in New York, NY.  As the internal design studio for Johnson & Johnson, J&J Design works globally across all of the Company’s business segments: Consumer, Pharmaceuticals, Medical Device and Corporate.  In collaboration with business partners, we apply design thinking to drive transformational innovation.  Our focus on care-centered design enables us to deliver on Johnson & Johnson’s commitment to profoundly change the trajectory of human health. Thriving on a diverse company culture, we celebrate the uniqueness of our employees and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 



The role;

You will work as a junior strategist on project teams at the forefront of creating new, care-centered experiences across all of J&J’s business sectors.  You will work on project teams that are driving design-led innovation initiatives most of the time, and will contribute to teams through delivering research, insight, framing, concept development and prototyping.  You will have plenty of opportunities for making purpose-driven impact with design thinking and design doing, and will learn a great deal from a Studio of accomplished designers and strategists.  For someone with a can-do attitude, the growth potential in this role is enormous.  You will lead by example and in accordance with our Johnson & Johnson Credo. 



Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting primary, secondary, and analogous research
  • Facilitating scoping, planning, and set-up of field research
  • Contributing to insight development, problem- and solution-framing and idea generation
  • Helping to activate insights and ideas within our multi-disciplinary teams
  • Designing and delivering project artifacts, including: screeners, discussion guides, insight presentations, frameworks, workshop materials, concept visualizations and prototypes
  • Visualizing, prototyping and presenting frameworks, insights, concepts and preferred experiences


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Design or related field is required
  • A minimum of 1 year of design-related experience is required
  • A portfolio of human-centered design projects
  • Strong visual, written, and oral communication skills to execute project briefs
  • Ability to inspire design teams, generate insights and conduct synthesis that can inspire design teams
  • Ability to drive results with initiative, collaboration, resourcefulness, and smart project planning
  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Strong candidates will demonstrate excellence in any one (or a combination) of the following skills:
    • Novel, experimental design research / insight-gathering methodologies
    • Synthesis / Workshop design / Facilitation
    • Fluency in multiple prototyping tools: Invision, Axure, Sketch, sketching, model-building, video, animation, Java, Python, hardware programming (C/C++, JavaScript, etc.)
    • Business modeling / business strategy
    • Data Science
  • This position is based in New York, New York.
  • Portfolio link must be included on each resume to be considered. 

Primary Location
United States-New York-New York
J & J Consumer Inc. (6101)
Job Function
Creative Design
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