eindhoven

Innovation Strategist (36-40)

February 15, 2019

For our Eindhoven Office we are currently seeking a skilled and talented Strategist with a broad innovation perspective, bridging the worlds of strategic design and business.

Why you?

Are you a curious person, always prepared to collaborate? Are you ready to uncover your vast potential and work hard with your teammates to bring your ideas and designs into reality? Then VanBerlo might be the place for you. Let us review your portfolio of various sketched-out ideas or mechanical drawings. Show us your latest insights on communications, user experience or strategy. And then tell us your theories about them. VanBerlo people like to stay on top of the latest and most exciting developments in the market. And then share our knowledge with the group. Could you help create the difference? Let’s find out together.

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What you actually do


You help clients in creating concrete future value propositions as well as addressing more overarching front end innovation challenges in terms of strategy, roadmapping and innovation processes. In this role you help the client to stay relevant by building their portfolio and brands.

You work on exciting projects with international clients in various industries. You work with a cross-studio team of colleagues that are inspiring and fun and that change as every project proceeds.

What we’re looking for


Someone who dares to show us their vision, passion and work mentality. You are able to take a holistic view and show balance between analytical and creative skills: integrating design approaches with business thinking.

You bring to VanBerlo the following proficiencies

  • Master degree combining innovation management with strategic product design through either electives, minors or work experience
  • Trained skills in appropriate strategic innovation frameworks, tools and approaches
  • Relevant working experience, knowledge and business acumen (approx. 1-3 yrs)
  • Showing comfort to take a consulting role and interactively collaborate with (clients') teams
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Native or business level ability in English is a must (Dutch or German is a plus)
  • Full-time availability, willing to travel

We’ve got lots to offer

Working at VanBerlo means working alongside some of the best talent in the world. It means facing new challenges in and out of your comfort zone. The people and projects vary tremendously. Here at VanBerlo we are both thinkers and doers. Teamwork and collaboration is ingrained in our culture to help us Create the Difference. VanBerlo is made up of extremely enthusiastic, international, multidisciplinary and client minded specialists. We aim high but are well-grounded.

  • The opportunity to further develop yourself at a unique agency merging innovation strategy with execution.
  • Challenging projects in the front end of innovation for a wide range of international clients
  • An inspiring work environment and great collaboration with 90+ enthusiastic colleagues
  • Attractive employment conditions


VanBerlo is a full-service strategic innovation and design agency, built to partner for tomorrow. We combine expertise with imagination and deliver tangible results. Our team works globally, from our two Dutch offices. For more information, visit www.vanberlo.nl

Like to apply?


Send your CV and motivation to us by email at careers@vanberlo.nl. For more information about the vacancy, please contact our external recruiter by telephone at 0297-820992.

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Why you?

Are you a curious person, always prepared to collaborate? Are you ready to uncover your vast potential and work hard with your teammates to bring your ideas and designs into reality? Then VanBerlo might be the place for you. Let us review your portfolio of various sketched-out ideas or mechanical drawings. Show us your latest insights on communications, user experience or strategy. And then tell us your theories about them. VanBerlo people like to stay on top of the latest and most exciting developments in the market. And then share our knowledge with the group. Could you help create the difference? Let’s find out together.