About ATÖLYE

 

ATÖLYE is a 21st-century creative organization with an award-winning Strategic Design Studio nested within a Creative Hub. ATÖLYE is also part of the kyu Collective. kyu is a collective of strategically curated creative businesses whose purpose is to be a source of creativity which propels economies and societies forward. Based in bomontiada, a historical beer factory, ATÖLYE fosters a fluid talent curation model that consists of its 150-person community.

 

ATÖLYE’s work encompasses all facets of creative consulting including strategy, design, architecture, and technology. It provides these services through a unique modern network of practitioners. Fueled by the diversity of its community, scarcity of its space, and the permeability of the whole system, ATÖLYE explores a new model for the creative services industry—one that may be called a “membrane organization”. With this system, ATÖLYE is able to offer a wide range of capabilities to its clients, all of which are centered around the core mission of addressing wicked problems and creating positive impact.

 

About the Job

 

Organisational Designer

 

Responsibilities

  • To provide research, design and strategy support in the organizational and cultural transformation projects of ATÖLYE, with various institutions
  • To design and manage the corporate innovation focused development and education programs of ATÖLYE
  • To provide facilitation support in different design and strategy workshops of ATÖLYE with different institutions 
  • Design content and flow for workshops and be responsible for the design and production of high-quality workshop materials (canvas, handbooks, work papers, etc.)
  • Organising participants for workshops and managing their logistics
  • To provide field research, synthesis, prototyping and presentation support in the strategic design projects.
  • To contribute to the development of ATÖLYE as a learning organization by supporting the learning journeys of colleagues.

 

Desired Qualities and Experiences

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a subject related to design, entrepreneurship,  innovation or organizational change
  • Minimum 2 years of working experience in design studios / consultancy companies / digital product startups /  innovation departments of institutions / acceleration programs / academy,
  • Having experience in a few of the topics such as: corporate innovation, organizational transformation, future working patterns, learning design, strategic design and service design issues,
  • Having experience in human-focused design, design-oriented thinking,  working with lean initiative methods,
  • Experience and competencies in basic coaching and workshop facilitation,
  • Having experience in designing and transferring learning content,
  • Be able to think critically and create strong arguments,
  • Be able to produce creative output and be able to tell the story of these outputs as written and verbal in a coherent manner,
  • Having a strong presentation, self-expression and storytelling skills, a generalist point of view, systematic thinking, high skill to synthesize and analyze,
  • Strong verbal and written communication and empathy skills.
  • Proficient written and spoken English & Turkish
  • Ability to use DSLR camera,

 

Preferably Desired Features

  • Having a masters degree
  • Good use of Illustrator and Indesign program
  • UX design experience; to use invision, marvel, sketch programs in basic level, basic prototyping knowledge
  • Experience with Google Docs, Sheets, Slides,
  • Experience with Asana, Basecamp, Trello or similar tools
  • A minimum of 1-year experience abroad

 

What do we offer?

  • Inspiring and dynamic space, community and workspace,
  • The opportunity to work in strategic projects with leading institutions in Turkey and beyond,
  • Transdisciplinary workflow which requires constant learning,
  • Private health insurance, meal card, and gym membership.