UX Designer – BCG GAMMA
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Together with topic experts throughout our firm, BCG GAMMA is designing and developing the next generation of software products that support our business and clients worldwide. It is critical that the user experience and design of our new product innovations are not only intuitive and engaging, but rapidly ideated and evaluated for market fit. Those that continue to grow will sit within a world class ecosystem of products and tools.
As an Experience Designer you will provide a range of services in this entrepreneurial environment. This role requires a broad range of expertise across the entire discipline of UX/UI, with deep focus on ideation and prototyping. Your agile approach to problem solving fits within a multidisciplinary team of creative thinkers and effective change agents.
As a member of the larger UX Design Team, you will be part of a rich community driving inspiration, knowledge, and guidance throughout our capability. You will be expected to carry out accelerated activities that include refining and contributing to requirements, rapid persona and user-journey articulation, conceptualizing features, wire framing and prototyping the user interface. You will work in an agile team, focused on failing fast and zeroing in on solutions to our client and team needs.
You are a game changer. You paint outside the lines. You have 900 new ideas an hour. You learn by failing and moving forward.
Your efforts will not only birth new products, but contribute to our growing library of best-practice, design guidelines, and standards. Helping to identify smart ways to collaborate and share effort to better the wider team and portfolio of products.
YOU'RE GOOD AT
Facilitating and/or driving stages of the innovation design process. Helping to establish and evolve the product from concept to proof of concept for user and market testing/feedback:Rapid ideation (Sketching, White-boarding, etc)Wireframes & PrototypesVisual designInterface designTriage / resolving blockersPushing everyone’s (including your own) way of thinking around opportunities and problems
Collaborating with Engineering and business leaders in agile and iterative product development
Being comfortable with balancing MVP approach with best practices – making tradeoffs to evaluate quickly while still delivering real value and polished thinking and deliverables
Technical challenges with best practice interaction design
Empathizing with our clients and users
Presentation mastery (both creation and delivering as we share concepts and ideas with each other and stakeholders)
A shared appreciation of BCG’s values and culture
A user-centered design approach
Deep understanding of the full spectrum of visual design and willingness to introduce new approaches and industry and technology trends to the team as and when is appropriate
Experience working with responsive and adaptive interface designs to support cross-device and differing environments
Ability to validate ideas quickly, able to fail fast and learn moving forward
Strong collaborative skills and able to adjust approach to effectively interact with colleagues at all organizational and technical levels
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
BS/BA Degree in Graphic and Media Design or related field; advanced degree preferred or equivalent experience in the field
Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in UX/UI design for application development
A strong portfolio that demonstrates UI design thinking and core craft skills across a variety of client categories and design formats & methodologies
Deep fluency with Adobe Creative Suite, Prototyping tools, Wireframing software
Fluent written and spoken English (other languages are desirable)
An ability to deal with complex workflows and can contribute to designing solutions for them alongside senior members of the team.
An ability to participate in stakeholder conversations to refine requirements with support from experienced team leaders.
A focus on quality of implementation, design thinking and iterate through blockers
YOU'LL WORK WITH
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.
YOU'LL BE TRAVELLING
WHO WE ARE
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 GAMMA combines innovative skills in computer science, artificial intelligence, statistics, and machine learning with deep industry expertise. The BCG GAMMA team is comprised of world-class data engineers, data scientists and business consultants who specialize in the use of advanced analytics to get breakthrough business results. Our teams own the full analytics value-chain end to end: framing new business challenges, building fact-bases, designing innovative algorithms, creating scale through designing tools and apps, and training colleagues and clients in new solutions. Here at BCG GAMMA, you’ll have the chance to work with clients in every BCG region and every industry area. We are also a core member of a rapidly growing analytics enterprise at BCG – a constellation of teams focused on driving practical results for BCG clients by applying leading edge analytics approaches, data, and technology.