DigitalBCG | Principal Strategic Designer
Boston Consulting Group
New Delhi, India
3d ago

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities.

BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change.

BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures.

We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

BCG Platinion

As a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions.

We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models.

We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow. Our style is entrepreneurial nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent.

Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.

Platinion was founded in 2000. Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.

Practice Area Profile

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group's existing capabilities.

Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design.

We support our clients' total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities.

And together with BCG, BCG Platinion's interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

What You'll Do

12+ years’ of experience in end-to-end Strategic Design including a range of Human Centred Design activities including in areas such as service design, design research (qualitative and quantitative), divergent exploration, conceptual development, or industrial design consumer psychology.

  • A background in product prototyping and testing, future visioning and strategy development in a client facing environment
  • Strong knowledge of research methods and frameworks, user interface standards, tools and industry guidelines
  • The ability to reference best practices and design patterns and can solve complex problems and novel interface challenges
  • Strong understanding of user experience design principles and best practices with the experience and judgement to question convention when appropriate
  • Visual communication skills, using sketching and other tools to articulate thoughts about complex problems, datasets or experimentation
  • Strong knowledge and demonstrated experience with at least 3 of the following tools or technologies : Figma, Sketch, InVision, Principle, Framer, Adobe XD or similar prototyping tools and AfterEffects
  • A strong portfolio of work that demonstrates strong human centres design capabilities and core craft-skills across a variety of clients and industries showing process, methodologies and success
  • Experience working within Agile / SCRUM methodologies
  • Experience in translating user research and usability test findings into iterative product solutions
  • Demonstrated experience in research techniques and strategic / service design techniques
  • Highly passionate about design balanced with pragmatic approach to dealing with clients
  • Know-how to driver operational and client service excellence, presenting project results to C-Level
  • Experience mentoring and guiding junior team members embedded in multidisciplinary teams (Designers, Engineers, Product Owners, Architects) within a fast-paced environment
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. An excellent communicator (verbally and written) with confidence and experience in public speaking
  • Organizational skills, self-motivation and resourcefulness coupled with a creative mind-set, presence and gravitas
  • Outgoing, personable, sociable and easy-going
  • Ability to work under pressure and willingness to travel to clients’ world-wide
  • What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • A background in product prototyping and testing, future visioning and strategy development in a client facing environment
  • Expert knowledge of research methods and frameworks, user interface standards, tools and industry guidelines
  • The ability to reference best practices and design patterns and can solve complex problems and novel interface challenges
  • Deep understanding of user experience design principles and best practices with the experience and judgement to question convention when appropriate
  • Visual communication skills, using sketching and other tools to articulate thoughts about complex problems, datasets or experimentation
  • Expert knowledge and demonstrated experience with a broad range of tools or technologies, including Figma, Sketch, InVision, Principle, Framer, Adobe XD or similar prototyping tools and AfterEffects
  • Expertise in prototyping and testing, future visioning and strategy development
  • A strong portfolio of work that demonstrates strong human centres design capabilities and core craft-skills across a variety of clients and industries showing process, methodologies and success
  • Strong experience working within Agile / SCRUM methodologies
  • Strong experience in translating user research and usability test findings into iterative product solutions
  • Demonstrated experience in research techniques and strategic / service design techniques.
  • Highly passionate about design balanced with pragmatic approach to dealing with clients
  • Know-how to driver operational and client service excellence, presenting project results to C-Level
  • Have the power of presence to network and build internal and external trusted relationships and new business development
  • Proven practice development; building UX / design centres of excellence, hiring, mentoring and developing both individuals and teams
  • Experience leading teams of designers embedded in multidisciplinary teams (Designers, Engineers, ProductOwners, Architects) within a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to drive a design team function end-to-end (establish design culture, develop talent, provide direction, establish sustainable pace for team’s work, ensure on time delivery of design team’s output and projects)
  • Experience of writing white papers on your areas of expertise
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. An excellent communicator (verbally and written) with confidence and experience in public speaking
  • Organizational skills, self-motivation and resourcefulness coupled with a creative mind-set, presence and gravitas
  • Outgoing, personable, sociable and easy-going
  • Ability to work under pressure and willingness to travel to clients’ world-wide
  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree with above average academic performance in a design related discipline suchas : Interaction Design, Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction, Service Design, Design Planning, Strategy or other relevant experience.
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