Innovation Careers at Nationwide

Are you excited to uncover the next big thing? Do you love to look at new products and see what could actually help people? If so, we want you to join our new Innovation team.

When you choose a career in innovation at Nationwide, you’re helping us translate consumers’ unmet needs into products, services, experiences and businesses that solves needs and creates value.

Explore innovation careers

We’re focused on three spectrums of innovation:

We work in multidisciplinary innovation “pods” charged with creating, designing, prototyping and launching new products, experiences and businesses that disrupt the insurance and financial services industry.

Director, Innovation

Leads the pod activity, facilitates design thinking. Has a deep understanding of user needs. Collaborates with team to design, build and deliver end to end solutions that solve customer needs.

Consultant, Innovation

Facilitates design thinking on initiatives and have a deep understanding of users’ needs. Collaborate with the pod to design, build, deliver solutions that solve customers’ needs.

User Experience Researcher

Serves as the user evangelist. Leads research sessions with users to gain empathy, understands needs and prototype to learn. Translates findings into actionable insights and designs.

User Experience Designer

With a focus on desirability, designs and creates low- to medium-fidelity prototypes to test users. Drives early stage conceptual design and prototypes while delivering detailed interactive designs.

Technical Lead

Provides feasibility assessments, creates high-fidelity prototypes and provides insight into building and commercializing initiatives to scale.

Business Lead

Develops evolving business models and business cases. Provides go-to-market, marketing, sales, distribution and other viability assessments and lead the commercialization and scale strategy.