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Digital Design Project Lead

at The Boston Consulting Group

Posted: 10/15/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 460922

Job Description

You will be a thought partner for consulting teams, leading diverse teams with diverse talents and leveraging visual story-telling across digital domains. Your deep understanding of user journeys, experiences, platforms, and interfaces informs and drives execution and implementation of communication and digital projects for Design Studio. You are someone who:
  • Is a digital designer, well versed in various design tools, design software, with working knowledge of front end as well as back end development processes
  • Is a hands-on leader who can oversee multiple complex creative projects from inception to completion, managing both internal and external resources, inculcating innovative thinking into the project teams
  • Can lead brainstorming sessions, project kickoff meetings, and client debriefs
  • Has a command over Social Media Platforms and the various platform specific properties and how to leverage them
  • Can define and maintain high quality deliverable and other service levels across teams

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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.

BST is the operational heart of our business and is invaluable to our success. Roles such as finance, human resources, risk, and IT, help propel BCG forward. BST employees support the core of the organization and provide outstanding value to the business.

As a BST member, you will work with inspiring, talented, dedicated, and curious colleagues in an energizing, fast-paced environment in which people are treated with respect and help one another to succeed. Working at BCG provides you with the opportunity to grow through interesting and challenging work and to have an active voice in your personal career development.


  • Bachelors' Degree, masters preferred, in graphics design, marketing or related field
  • 10+ years of progressive creative design/campaign experience (preferably agency side) or with a product company, with significant experience in digital, interactive and social media platforms
  • Mastery of Adobe software, primarily InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, Sketch and basic knowledge of UI prototyping software (Axure, Marvel, Invision, Principle, After Effects)
  • Ability to hold kick-off meetings, brainstorming sessions, Sprints and manage project timelines and teams deliverables.
  • Experience with current digital design standards and best practices
  • Experience with social media and best practices
  • Understanding of “in motion:” moving imagery, animation, GIFS, motion graphics
  • Strong conceptual ability
  • Strong visual aesthetics: design, color, typography, composition
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative environment
  • Strong proven capability & track record in leading product solutions, digital campaigns and strong knowledge in latest trends,
  • Dynamic, persuasive presenter with experience in speaking publicly

Full time

To be considered, please include a portfolio or demo reel with your application.

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, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.

United States



Teaming and leading within a team are critical attributes for this role. You have the desire to step out in front and bring new ideas and approaches, build relationships, and consult across verticals to bring the best ideas to the client. You choose to lead by example and are eager to contribute as part of a multifaceted team of experienced creative professionals. In this role, you will:
  • Work with stakeholders to understand business drivers and in turn develop design concepts and directions for marketing materials, campaigns and projects
  • Manage  multiple ongoing projects including creating teams and project plans, overseeing design direction, ensuring all deadlines are met and clients are satisfied with the quality of result and troubleshooting any issues that may arise during the duration of the project.
  • Lead the assessment of a brand's visual language (color palette, logo, font, etc.) across media (print, online marketing, Web site, packaging, mobile, motion graphics, etc.) to make conceptual and stylistic decisions, creating layouts, mock-ups and prototypes to illustrate design/experience ideas to members team and stakeholders.
  • Lead, guide, and motivate a creative team and collaborate as part of a larger team in an ever-changing environment, leading ideation and brainstorming sessions
  • Bring superior strategic thinking, leveraging the Creative Strategy Brief and drive business pitches where required
  • Proficient computer skills, especially with Adobe Creative Suite applications
  • Should be able to provide rationale for design choices. Assure design meets business objectives as stated in creative brief
  • Collaborate seamlessly with internal cross-functional and external agency teams to deliver against creative vision and work with vendors to deliver projects when work is over capacity
  • Develop, drive and enhance our overall internal thinking when translating ideas to visual concepts - train and work closely with Consulting staff and case teams on good design and presentation of information

Digital Design Project Lead

Design Studios is global team of a multi-disciplinary, media-agnostic design strategists, creative leaders, and tech experts. We partner with BCG’s consultants and clients to offer guidance and orientation, and apply design, technology, and media solutions to transform and elevate complex ideas into compelling visual experiences with power, clarity, and relevance, revealing and activating new commercial opportunities at the intersection of business and design.