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Product Consultant

at Kin + Carta Americas

Location: Chicago

Department: Product Strategy

The opportunity

 

The role

The ideal Product Consultant for Kin + Carta is an innovative, strategic problem solver, who has a passion to partner with clients to drive product strategy for digital workstreams. We are looking for consultants who enjoy continuously learning and evolving the emerging technologies in the digital space. 

 

Role responsibilities

  • Managing work across a variety of digital platform work streams including iPhone, Android, Mobile Web, Web, Text, and Voice
  • Influencing software development lifecycles (plan, design, development, testing, and deployment) and work with both the business and technology teams
  • Facilitating necessary team meetings including sprint planning, daily standups, feedback meetings, sprint reviews/retrospectives, and backlog grooming
  • Conducting business analysis and translating business requirements to customer experience and development needs
  • Building roadmaps and advising clients on future strategies and execution
  • Providing recommendations catered to client industries and their customers

 

Minimum qualifications

We want all new hires to succeed in their roles at Kin + Carta. That's why we've outlined the job requirements below. To be considered for this role, it's important that you meet all Minimum Qualifications. If you do not meet all of the Preferred Qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

  • 4+ years of experience in a product role or within software development 
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum roles, artifacts, and ceremonies

 

Preferred qualifications

  • Track record showing experience in problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Track record showing experience in interpersonal/communication skills
  • Experience in the product development lifecycle 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum development environment, or in a consulting capacity is a plus
  • Knowledge or experience in one or more of the following is a plus, but not required:  mobile, emerging technology, digital product analytics, and/or business intelligence
  • Comfortable working closely with cross-functional development teams of engineers, designers, researchers, strategists, and Scrum Masters
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or IT related field

 

About Kin + Carta

Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy committed to working alongside our clients to build a world that works better #ForEveryone. Our 1,700 curious minds make creative connections between people, data and technology to create connected outcomes across the full lifecycle of the product and platform ecosystems.

We’re makers, builders and creators by nature, and we come to work every day to build experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. We help businesses accelerate their digital roadmap, rapidly innovate, modernize their systems, enable their teams and optimize for continued growth. 

We are a technology business with trust and human connection at its heart. As a Certified B Corp, our triple bottom line focus on people, the planet and profit is at the core of everything we do.

We welcome our Kin to show up as their full selves every day. Because this is so important to us, Kin + Carta is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. To read further about our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness, check out the IDEA page on our website. 

If you need accommodations at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know. 

Your benefits

Hard work deserves big rewards. Joining us means you’ll be able to enjoy a wide range of benefits aimed at mind, body, spirit and enhancing your career.

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Illustration of person pointing to whiteboard Hybrid work model & work from home stipend
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Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.