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Business designer

infusing business into design

MADE office 2019

We are looking for business designers to help us build viable innovation ventures.


Made likes to combine the best of design and innovation to build successful ventures. We inject business expertise in our design-thinking projects to make sure we’re building relevant and successful products!
Can you grow our impact by defining the most viable way to realize new concepts?

What will you do?

The tasks of this role will not be limited to business modeling and financial modeling, but will also imply the analysis of relevant user and market data, behavioral economic insights, the exploration & definition of growth opportunities and validation in every stage of a design process. The “designer” in Business designer means that you will take an active role in identifying, designing, and building new concepts, products, and services.

  • Apply business and financial strategy and tactics to design & innovation challenges to bring innovation to life to add the "money" to the "magic".
  • Apply human-centered methodologies to strengthen business and financial components of design work to create services and products that are viable.
  • Frame, direct, and inform the design process through a business lens to ensure design solves business problems effectively.
  • Build and launch exciting corporate and start-up ventures.
  • Translate design solutions into value and impact through a language that business stakeholders are familiar with to prove design provides solutions to business problems.
  • Be an active part of the innovation team in every phase of an innovation project.
  • Analyze a client brief: Turn the why, how, and what into concrete and actionable project plans with budgets.
  • You will participate in or lead projects and will work together with a top team of product-, digital-, service- and business designers to translate your plans into tangible outcomes.
  • Translate strategic issues, and user needs to fit solutions
  • Organize and lead workshops.

You might be the one!

  • If you feel comfortable in the fuzzy front end of an innovation track. You think in experiments and hypotheses to validate the value of propositions in the market.
  • If you have a (Post) Master’s degree or (+2 year) relevant work experience in Product Development, Economics, Innovation-Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Marketing.
  • If you calculate TAM/SAM/SOM, ROI, NPV, and ARR with ease.
  • If you have a template ready to prototype a venture’s P&L in just a few hours.
  • If you work independently, but you have the mindset of a team player.
  • If you know design thinking and master business modeling, to make financial models and investment plans.
  • If you’re up to speed with state-of-the-art business models.
  • If you know how to visualize your ideas in Adobe CC (photoshop, illustrator, InDesign and know how to build a visually attractive presentation deck (Google Slides / Keynote)
  • If you can pitch business cases to an audience of senior management or inside the Made team in an exciting way.
  • You’re fluent in English, and it’s a big plus if you’re fluent in Dutch. The notion of French is nice to have.
  • You know how to handle freedom and responsibility, and you love to contribute to building a great working environment.
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What we have to offer

  • If you like to work in an organization that is all about “exciting change”, we offer you a crucial role in developing Made's strategy team.
  • The opportunity to create and develop relevant and impactful products and services.
  • A self-organizing structure and culture (check out Holacracy to learn about our organizational operating model).
  • Room for personal development.
  • The opportunity to attend events and conferences.
  • An informal and open culture.
  • Enthusiastic colleagues working within an award-winning team.
  • In addition to a competitive salary and fringe benefits, you’ll be working within an open culture where hard work goes hand in hand with lots of fun.
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Are you interested? Get in touch!

Make us an offer we can’t refuse. If you know how to push for win-win situations, you will certainly find an environment that enables you to do so at Made. You could be joining our Fajita Fridays soon.

Apply now

Antwerp office

Klokstraat 12A
2600 Antwerp
BTW BE0809.023.055

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