Product & Service Design
Service Designer

Polymath
Colombia or Mexico

We are looking for Builders to join our Business Design team, that is why we designed an entire program to find the next generation of Polymath Builders. There are three open roles, including this position, find the right one for you and apply. We can not wait to meet you.

WHO ARE THE SERVICE DESIGNERS WITHIN POLYMATH?

As Service Designer you are part of our building process from the get-go. We are looking for top-caliber designers to lead the understanding of customer needs that will help us unlock the insights to create our new ventures. You will work at the intersection of design and business, leading user-centric research and contributing to steering the direction of the company. 

Service Designers work directly alongside Polymath leaders, Venture's Founders, and our Corporate Partners to:

  • Build new and disruptive ventures from scratch
  • Support the growth of one of our early-stage Polymath startups
  • Design, validate and/or accelerate new products, services, and ventures for a Latam-based corporate

WHY BUILDING WITH US? 

  • Real hands-on experience and access to methodologies to build new ventures. We are not consultants; we are hands-on operators. You will gain exceptional experience in not only designing great companies but building them as well.
  • High impact entrepreneurship in emerging markets. You will gain a deep understanding of building companies within more difficult, yet high-potential markets.
  • Join one of the most talented teams in Latin America with the right methodology. You will gain exposure to top global talent from diverse fields: design, business, technology, etc.

 

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • 4+ years of working experience, at least 2 years as Service Designer.
  • Robust experience in Designing services from a strategic role.
  • Stellar internal and external stakeholder management.
  • Communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Experience leading HCD sessions.
  • Experience in different industries.
  • Versatile, flexible and hands-on.
  • Comfortable having discussions in English and Spanish.

To set yourself apart, you will bring:

  • Experience in high-growth environments.
  • Leadership skills and ability to influence people.
  • Masters degree.

Location: Bogotá, Colombia or Mexico City, Mexico.

 

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO APPLY?

Share with us your track record through your portfolio of projects.
Pick at least three projects, be selective, and pick those that best reflect your skill set.
For each project make sure to include: 

  • Your problem: Describe the challenge
  • Your solution
  • Your process to get there
  • Your role in this project - What was your superpower

Projects can be team projects or individual projects. We highly recommend a combination of both. Also, be visual, use your own style, and avoid long, dense texts. Instead, we encourage you to use creative formats to showcase your skills. 

You can upload your portfolio as:

  • a file (in the space of the cover letter) 
  • or as a link in the last question

Any application that comes without a portfolio will not be considered.



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About Polymath

Polymath Ventures is a company builder for emerging markets. Using a combination of business and design-thinking, Polymath creates new business ventures — from scratch, to scale massively across Latin America. Our companies address the latent needs of the growing middle class through innovative products and services.



More about Polymath
6

Fully operating companies designed, launched, and grown.

350

Talented and passionate individuals from across the globe working to build great companies.

$26M

Funding raised for our ventures.

3

countries where our companies operate