Lead Design
Boston Consulting Group
Mumbai, IN
2d ago


As a Design Lead in the Design Studios team, you will be a creative thought leader with an excellent design background who will lead, guide, mentor, and motivate a team of designers in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

You will work with our consultant teams, leading and overseeing design projects end to end by executing complex and ambiguous briefs with minimal direction, translating business language and processes into creative ideas, concepts, and engaging stories to achieve their vision and leverage storytelling in compliance with BCG standards.

You’ll lead and develop creative briefs that capture the business challenge, set timelines, ensure that all deadlines are met, and communicate with clients, and you’ll conceptualize and ideate creative solutions, support all design decisions with creative, strategic, and / or business reasoning, and present creative concepts and discuss ideas with internal clients.

Leading and coordinating multiple creative projects at a time, you’ll drive their execution, ensuring that clients are satisfied with the quality of the final result.

You will provide leadership and inculcate innovative thinking to the Design team and establish rich and engaging partnerships with BCG consultant teams.

As a Design Lead, you will guide Designers in the team from Associate to Senior level, providing guidance, direction, training, and support throughout their career development.


  • You excel at working in partnership with key stakeholders to drive the execution of design projects by leading the Design team.
  • You’re able to deliver results to drive multi-vertical projects, from brief to final deliverables, while maintaining a deep knowledge of other creative verticals like Video, Digital, Content, and Creative Strategy.
  • You’re eager to manage the production and process of all assets for case and proposal work together with the Project Manager and Creative Strategist on large-scale projects.
  • You have the ability to lead, manage, and oversee multiple creative projects at a time, including building ad hoc teams, ensuring that all deadlines are met, providing guidance, and ensuring that clients are satisfied with the quality of the result, while troubleshooting any issues that may arise during the project’s duration and communicating effectively under stressful circumstances.
  • You have a gift for making conceptual decisions and creating layouts, mock-ups, and prototypes to illustrate designs, experiences, and ideas to team members and stakeholders.
  • You enjoy providing and receiving regular feedback and ensuring effective communication and high satisfaction levels between the team and consultants, even under stressful circumstances.
  • You’re able to lead, guide, mentor, and motivate a creative team of Designers (Associate to Senior Designer level), provide innovative thinking to the Design team, and develop and implement trainings.
  • You’re skilled at solving problems under a consultative approach, ensuring adequate communication with stakeholders while managing potential interruptions and issues encountered during the project execution through effective decision-making.
  • You’re eager to lead and drive business pitches and present creative concepts, mock-ups, and new and innovative ideas to internal and external clients.
  • You have structured self-organization and strong teamwork, collaboration, and communication skills. You are flexible, resilient, and highly committed, with a confident manner and the proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and highly innovative design environment.
  • You are energized by design challenges that require discovery, thought partnership, innovative thinking, and team collaboration, and you are equally up to the challenge of creating great work as an individual contributor.

  • You have a bachelor's degree in design, graphic design, fine arts, or a related field, or equivalent job qualifications.
  • You have at least six years of experience in a professional services environment, design start-up, or design agency.
  • You have proven, excellent knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) as well as MS Office (interactive PowerPoint);
  • experience with Adobe Premiere, AfterEffects, Sketch, and InVision Studio, Verint and ArcMap are is a plus.

  • You’ve gained strong experience working in a collaborative design environment; work experience in global teams is a plus.
  • You have excellent knowledge of visual design and visual theory (i.e., composition, color theory, typography, etc.), a sharp eye for layout design, and a strong affinity for the latest design trends and new media (augmented / virtual reality, social media, etc.
  • along with a mastery of free-hand illustrations and / or digital drawings.

  • You have robust B2B experience, deep knowledge of business language, and proven client-facing experience, with persuasive and dynamic presentation skills.
  • You’ve built a strong portfolio.
  • You have excellent English language skills; other languages may be requested in certain locations.

    A career in design at BCG involves bringing deep strategic, user experience and visual expertise into product development, helping to deliver breakthrough products that engage and inspire.

    We have extensive knowledge of design thinking and human-centered design, and are fluent in the latest technological innovation

    Yes (20%)


    We are Design Studios, an in-house creative agency comprised of cutting-edge professionals creating premium designs. We are a global, multidisciplinary team of design strategists, creative leaders, and digital experts.

    We craft powerful design stories for BCG to deliver inspiring solutions to our clients’ challenges. As part of BCG, Design Studios partners with consultants and clients to shape our brand by elevating our work through the power of design.

    We offer guidance and orientation through a strategic and audience-centric approach, and apply design, technology, and media solutions to take BCG’s achievements to the next level.

    As bold design leaders, we are fresh, punchy, and playful, while committed to delivering premium business excellence. We recognize how to transform complex ideas into compelling visual experiences, and how to activate new commercial opportunities at the intersection of business and design.

    We value innovation, co-creation, inspiration, and the business impact that design achieves. We believe in the art of the possible and in applying creative solutions to business challenges.

    We believe we can advance the world by conquering its complexity through a universal human language design


    BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world’s best talent to have a real impact on business and society.

    As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next.

    We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible and unlocking your potential to advance the world.

    BCG Design Studios are thought and solution partners to the consulting teams. We operate at the intersection of creativity, design and technology, exploring innovative and impactful interactions with clients.

    With the help of advanced tools and creative thinking, we fuel their imagination, making the extraordinary possible and the possible, extraordinary.

    Spread across the globe with three design hubs in Bangalore, Madrid and Atlanta, our eclectic teams of right-brain thinkers, designers, strategists and storytellers come together to craft solutions and experiences of great impact.

    We are keen to find like-minded thinkers, problem solvers and designers who share the same passion for making a positive impact on the world with the strong belief that creativity has the power to inspire, transform and shape a better future.

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