Lead Strategic Designer, Platinion (Digital BCG)




Europe & The Middle East


Technology & digital


Technology industries

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.

What You'll Do

At BCG Platinion we're keen to engage with experienced, passionate and creative Designers with backgrounds in Strategic Design who will help us unlock our client’s digital potential and ignite change. Meaningful work is at the core of everything we do. We build unique solutions to the complexities our clients face while providing our people with opportunities to explore and grow. A community of leading experts, BCG Platinion team members have a natural springboard for professional growth and deeper opportunities to excel. 

As a Strategic Design Lead you will work closely with our client’s leadership teams to understand their key challenges, define design Strategies, win buy-in for your recommendations and collaborate with BCG case team members to transform client potential into performance. As a Leader of the team, your work will directly influence services and products at the highest levels of private, not-for-profit and public sector organizations. We value bold ideas and respect divergent thinking in a culture built around collaboration, cooperation and mutual support. 

We are building a unique team where you will lead client engagements working with clients in a variety of sectors (Consumer Goods, Insurance, Financial Services, Public Sector, Private Equity, Telecoms and Media to name a few) whilst creating new product propositions for companies working with AI, Machine Learning and Digital Transformation.

You will lead a cross-functional team of Consultants, Product Managers, Marketers and UI experts to develop the vision of products and make design choices that create an optimal user experience.

You will provide your strategic design expertise and leadership experience in collaborative design and development. You will design and facilitate immersion sessions with multi-disciplinary clients using divergent design thinking techniques for the conceptual development of products and services. You will identify insights from customer research and market analysis and bring your research to life through digital product design, interaction design, experience vision, strategy design, user experience architecture, ideation, wireframes, prototyping and other related experience design techniques.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

We’re looking for a Strategic Design Lead from a consulting, digital or industry environment to join our team. You will have a background in UX Design and have experience in designing intuitive engaging customer journeys and machine interactions.

• At least 10 + years of end to end years’ of experience in end-to-end Strategic Design including a range of Human Centered Design activities including in areas such as service design, design research (qualitative and quantitative), divergent exploration, conceptual development, or industrial design consumer psychology
• Experience of working in or with any of the following sectors: Consumer Goods, Insurance, Financial Services, Public Sector, Private Equity or Telecoms.
• 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
• Expert knowledge and demonstrated experience with a broad range of tools or technologies, with experience in any of the following such as Figma, Sketch, InVision, Principle, Framer, Adobe XD or similar prototyping tools and AfterEffects.
• Experience leading teams of designers embedded in multidisciplinary teams (Designers, Engineers, Product Owners, Architects) within a fast-paced environment.
• A strong portfolio of work that you can share at interview stage
• Demonstrated experience in research techniques and strategic / service design techniques
• Highly passionate about design balanced with pragmatic approach to dealing with clients
• Strong experience in translating user research and usability test findings into iterative product solutions
• Demonstrated experience in research techniques and strategic / service design techniques
• A Bachelor or Master’s degree with above average academic performance in a design related discipline such as: Interaction Design, Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction, Service Design with an emphasis on User Experience

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