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At Kin + Carta Create we believe growth is built, not theorised.

Lead Data Strategist

at Kin + Carta Create

Location: London

Level: Lead

Type: Permanent

About Kin + Carta Create 

At Kin + Carta Create we believe growth is built, not theorised. We’re makers, builders and creators by nature, and we come to work every day to build experiences your customers will love and technologies your business will thrive on.

Our approach is simple: Accelerate idea-to-value by striking the ideal balance of human-centred design, Agile engineering and the realities of affecting change at scale. Including new product development, service design and cloud modernisation, we take a hands-on approach to transforming our clients’ business. We’re headquartered in London and have delivery offices in Chicago, New York, Edinburgh, Amsterdam and Buenos Aires.

Location can flexible within the UK, ideally commutable to London, Edinburgh. Manchester or Liverpool.

If you are innovative, passionate about data and AI technologies, and look to continually learn and enjoy sharing expertise, read on!

The Lead Data Strategist role in a nutshell:

  • Has a strong passion for building innovative and intelligent solutions using data
  • Experience with articulating to a business the art of the possible with data and technology
  • Experience with defining a vision, strategy, and driving the implementation of a data platform capability to maturity in order to enable a business to run optimally or differentiates itself in its market.
  • An experienced relationship builder who knows how to work across the business to build buy-in for data initiatives.
  • Innovator at the forefront of what's possible with data and favors experimentation over theory.
  • A leader that can advise data engineers and technologists, as required by the target architectures, to align with business priorities
  • Experienced with identifying and establishing processes, platforms, tools, and capabilities to establish a data practice for governance within an organisation
  • Strong verbal and written communication is a must
  • Experience working in an Agile Scrum development environment, or in a consulting capacity is a plus
  • Experience with, or interest in, the application of human-centered design principles to the creation of data-powered digital products is a plus
  • Understands the business future-state goals and can align a roadmap to meet those goals
  • Experience with on-premise and cloud based data platforms and solutions

As a Lead Data Strategist at Kin + Carta you will:

  • Advising business and technical client stakeholders on the adoption of data strategies for achieving business goals
  • Designing multi-phased roadmap strategies for clients
  • Working with client stakeholders to help them discover new data insights
  • Leading the estimation and planning of projects
  • Working with designers, data architects and data engineers on the development of data solutions for large and mid-level enterprise clients to enhance their business
  • Informing Designs, Process Mapping, Migration Strategies, Development, and Testing of large scale data processing architectures
  • Helping clients implement ways to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality, and build intelligent data solutions
  • Working with designers to help visualise data to provide insights to end-users
  • Growing and maturing the Technical Product Consulting practice; the practitioners focused on defining the requirements for APIs, SDKs, and other service layer technologies

Proven record of success in:

  • Defining analytics tagging strategies to be consumed by tools like Google Analytics, Mixpanel, or Amplitude
  • Managing a prioritised backlog, roadmap, and strategic direction of a data product
  • Managing data product teams and people
  • Presenting to and managing the relationships to senior stakeholders including c-suite
  • Success in delivering to and navigating within large organisations (Fortune 500)

Nice to have skills:

  • Building data visualisations in tools like Tableau, Power-BI, or Data Studio
  • Querying and manipulating data using SQL, R, or Python

Kin + Carta Create benefits

We believe in acknowledging the extraordinary effort of our people. When you join our team, you have the opportunity to tailor your benefits to suit you.
Enhanced parental leave
Enhanced Parental Leave
Vitality Health Insurance
Vitality Health Insurance
Life insurance and income protection
Life Insurance and income protection
Super Grant Discount
Perkbox discounts
Personal Training
Personal & Learning Grant
Weekly Tea Time
Tea time
Friday drinks
Friday drinks and quarterly socials
Assistance Loan
Assistance Loan
Season ticket loan
Season Ticket Loan
Core Pension Plan
Cycle to work
Cycle to Work Scheme
Illustration of knife and fork Monthly Company Lunch

Kin + Carta believes in creating a culture where diversity, is just a part of who we are. We empower every individual to share what matters to them, creating a culture where every person is treated as a valued member!

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