DigitalBCG | Platinion Experience Designer

Location:

Tokyo

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

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.

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

We are looking for someone who can create new business while combining design thinking and ethnographic research techniques with specialists such as product managers and engineers, strategic designers. The main role is to find user insights, visualize those user journeys, and channel ideas into a design.  In addition to apps and web services, solutions are also required to take on challenges across a wide range of disciplines, including IoT devices and hardware.  A creator who quickly prototypes ideas and concepts to create businesses.
  • UI design experience for apps such as iOS/Google Play
  • Work experience with Photoshop / Illustrator / Sketch
  • UX design using prototypes such as InVision

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

Expertise:
 
(Lead/Principal Designer)
  • Customer journey design, information design, UI/UX design, prototyping, front-end development
  • Able to design new service/products and do renewal design taking into account the connection with the existing system of the client.
  • In addition to quality as visual design, able to design CX/UX based on consumer psychology and behavioral economic knowledge.
  • Able to do Web/app design and interface design to capture the necessary information and conduct performance analysis

(Senior Designer)
  • Able to contribute as a team member to a specific area of the overall capabilities required of a Manager/Senior Manager
  • UI design
  • Front-end engineering
  • Performance analyst
  • Team management & consulting

(Lead/Principal Designer)
  • Able to lead discussions between BCG consultants, BCG Digital service designers, and BCG Digital engineers with different ideas, and act as a bridge between the three parties
  • Able to lead cooperation with external vendors.
  • Able to understand the latest technologies, not just WEB and mobile, and able to communicate to client management in an easy-to-understand way what they suggest in terms of business strategy

(Senior Designer)
  • Able to design and develop actual services and products as the main person in charge
  • Communication skills and knowledge and experience in specific areas to the degree that you can square off against consultants in charge of clients in their area of responsibility
  • Facilitation ability to lead departmental and team-level discussions

Nice to Have:
  • Work experience using InDesign
  • Video editing using After Effect etc.
  • Prototype creation
  • 3D modeling
  • Business-fluent written and spoken English language skills
  • Native level of written and spoken Japanese language skills

Date Posted:

17-Feb-2022

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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