Bain & Company Inc

Product Designer

Job Location DE-Berlin
Job ID
2018-2673
Posted Date
2/13/2018
Category
ADAPT
Type
Regular Full-Time
Location : Location
DE-Berlin

Overview

Bain & Company is one of the world's leading global business consulting firms, serving clients across six continents. It was founded in 1973 on the principle that consultants must measure their success in terms of their clients' financial results. Bain's clients have outperformed the stock market 4 to 1. With offices in all major cities, Bain has worked with over 4,000 major multinational and other corporations from every economic sector, in every region of the world.  Bain recently took 1st place in Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work in 2017.

 

ADAPT Overview

 

Bain’s Advanced Digital and Product Team (“ADAPT”) is Bain’s newest solutions team, created to meet our clients’ increasing need to respond to digital disruption across industries and geographies by delivering expertise in Digital and more advanced solutions (designs, prototypes, software etc.). ADAPT is a team of capability experts from product design, development, digital marketing, advanced analytics, and design thinking. The EMEA region ADAPT team will be based in Berlin and London.

 

Role Description

The Product Designer will apply a user centered design approach to shape fascinating digital product experiences for some of the world’s most recognized brands. You will be quickly placed onto live projects, working side by side with some of the best minds in business. We are looking for a highly collaborative, intelligent, well-rounded individual who possesses strong problem-solving skills, a track record of success, and the passion to make an impact.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Bain Partners and case teams in delivering extraordinary value to our clients:
  • Design lightweight mock-ups as well as high fidelity prototypes to communicate and validate design decisions
  • Create highly engaging visual designs that balance user needs, business objectives and technical constraints
  • Work closely with Product Managers and Software Engineers within agile development environments
  • Participate in user research activities and develop personas, customer journey maps and similar artefacts
  • Participate in design sprints and other design workshops to rapidly produce tangible results and engage senior management of our clients
  • Travel to work with Bain case teams and clients, as needed

Qualifications

  • A current portfolio displaying a successful track record at renowned digital companies
  • At least 3 years of experience in designing and shipping digital products
  • A thorough understanding of design thinking, agile and lean startup methods
  • Fluency in working with advanced design (e.g., Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite) and prototyping tools (e.g., Flinto, Principle, Invision)
  • BA or equivalent undergraduate degree required with strong academic credentials
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to interface across many areas and levels of Bain
  • Ability to maintain a structured working style in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
  • Results focused, keeping an eye on the overall outcome and desired impact
  • Willingness to be flexible to meet the needs of the practice and case teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

About You:

  • Passionate: You love creating intuitive and beautiful user experiences that exceed the needs of your users
  • Empathic: You show great empathy for your audience and are experienced in User Centered Design practices
  • Participating: You love working with a team and are eager to collaborate with business colleagues to find elegant but practical solutions to design challenges
  • Flexible: You are deliberate about your design approach, and you rely on feedback from the team and users to ideate and improve on your designs
  • Confident: You love creating advanced designs and prototypes and ensure they are validated throughout each step
  • Life-learner: You take pride in learning, as well as sharing what you know with your teammates

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