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Design thinking - making the leap

Reposted from https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/design-thinking-making-leap-melanie-rayment?published=uOf recent months I have had a number of people in their early career reach out to me and ask the question ‘How do I get a job in design thinking?’ Whilst I understood what they were asking, it is still slightly an odd question considering ‘design thinking’ is an approach not a job.‘Thinking like a…See More
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Jul 29, 2015
Melanie Rayment posted a blog post

Don't call me wicked: reconsidering the term 'wicked problems'

(Re:posted from https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dont-call-me-wicked-reconsidering-term-problems-melanie-rayment?trk=prof-post)As human-centred design enters all facets of industry vernacular and we buoy up the sales of post-it notes globally I kindly ask you to stop to pause for one moment and reflect.Imagine a 16-year-old girl, she lives in a public housing community in the…See More
May 21, 2015
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May 8, 2015
Melanie Rayment commented on Neeraj's group JOBS, PROJECTS & INTERNSHIPS
"Seeking DT consulting work remotely or in Asia (Australian based in Japan)  Give me your problems!! Let's create better experiences together.  Design strategist and practitioner with consultancy and research experience in using design…"
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JOBS, PROJECTS & INTERNSHIPS

This matchmaking group let's you post jobs, projects and internships for Design Thinkers. You can post if you are offering a job, but if you just spotted a position you can post it as well.See More
May 8, 2015
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May 8, 2015

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Design Strategist
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Social justice, experiential design, social innovation, systems change, experience design, service design
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Melanie Rayment's Blog

Design thinking - making the leap

Posted on July 30, 2015 at 14:30 0 Comments

Reposted from https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/design-thinking-making-leap-melanie-rayment?published=u

Of recent months I have had a number of people in their early career reach out to me and ask the question ‘How do I get a job in design thinking?’ Whilst I understood what they were asking, it is still slightly an odd question considering ‘design thinking’ is an approach not a…

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Don't call me wicked: reconsidering the term 'wicked problems'

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 3:00 0 Comments

(Re:posted from https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/dont-call-me-wicked-reconsidering-term-problems-melanie-rayment?trk=prof-post)

As human-centred design enters all facets of industry vernacular and we buoy up the sales of post-it notes globally I kindly ask you to stop to pause for one moment and reflect.

Imagine a 16-year-old…

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Creating a 'We Culture' through Participation

Posted on May 8, 2015 at 9:00 0 Comments

Is the term ‘participation economy’ just a way in which brand strategists and marketers engage with a generation consumed by their world of abundance or a frame from which to design a new future? Whilst I tiptoe around my near non-existent knowledge of economics, I consider the many contexts we see this play out in. With the millennial generation before us and a generation at their heels that will consist of multiple sub-generations not constricted by a label, we see a product of a rapidly…

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Removing Jargon from your 'Toolbox'

Posted on May 8, 2015 at 9:00 0 Comments

I’m on the exciting journey of connecting with new and interesting people having recently relocated to Tokyo for my Husband’s job. Moving to a new country where of course most people’s first language is not English, presents interesting challenges across the ‘settling in’ requirements.

One challenge it has uncovered is my need to adjust my reliance on jargon when speaking in a professional setting. Whilst this is something I consciously practice when speaking to different audiences it…

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