Business Designer
at Made in Antwerpen

Made is all about Exciting Change We're excited to make things better by continuously pushing for better things, impacting the world with positive changes. For more than 10 years we have been discovering, designing and building successful products and services that have changed the market. We walk the walk! We believe that to make something change we need excitement, but to really change the world we need to deliver! Made is a design & innovation agency that combine insight from human behavior with opportunities in technology and business to create relevant solutions in an actionable way. We build both physical & digital products and services with strong business cases and strategies. We are a young, dynamic, and award-winning team of ambitious design thinkers whose goal is to expand as a thriving innovation platform. A selection of our clients: Barco, Televic, Ecover, Renson, Coca-cola, UZA, Bayer, Steelcase, …

  • Antwerpen
  • Werkplek: kantoorjob
  • Ervaringsniveau: medior

Made is looking for an ambitious Business Designer to join our growing team! At Made we like to combine the best of a design agency with the best of an innovation consultancy. We inject business expertise in our designthinking projects to make sure we’re building relevant and successful products and to turn ideas into revenue! Are you interested in growing our impact by analyzing and looking for the most viable way to realize new concepts, then this job might be a great fit for you!

What will you do?

  • You will apply design and design thinking to business problems with the objective to bring innovation to life
  • frame, direct and/or inform the design process through a business lens to ensure design solves business problems effectively.
  • translate design solutions into value and impact through a language that business stakeholders are familiar with to prove design provides solutions to business problems.
  • apply human-centered methodologies to strengthen business and financial components of design work to create services and products that are viable.
  • Be an active part of the innovation team in every phase of an innovation project.
  • The tasks of this role will not be limited to business modelling and financial modeling, but will also imply the analysis of relevant user and market data, behavioural economic insights, exploration and 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.
  • Translate strategic issues and user needs into fit solutions
  • Analyse a client brief: the why, how, and what and turn it into a concrete and actionable project plan and budget.
  • 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.
  • Organise and lead workshops. 

What do we expect?

  • (Post) Master’s degree or (+2 year) relevant work experience in Product Development, Economics, innovation-management, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Marketing.
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit and can work independently, but you have the mindset of a teamplayer.
  • You have (at least) basic knowledge of Design Thinking, you master business modelling and know how to make financial models and investment plans.
  • You’re up to speed with state-of-the-art business models.
  • You’re good with numbers and you know how to calculate ROI, NPV and/or ARR.
  • Preferably you have basic knowledge about Growth Hacking
  • You know how to use Adobe CC (photoshop, illustrator, indesign).
  • You know how to make an inspiring and visually attractive presentation deck (Google Slides / Keynote)
  • You’re an expert Excel user
  • You’re a great communicator who knows how to pitch a business case to an audience of senior management or inside the Made team.
  • You feel comfortable in the fuzzy front end of an innovation track. You think in experiments and hypothesis to validate the value of propositions in the market.
  • You’re fluent in English, and it’s a big plus if you’re fluent in Dutch. Notion of French is nice to have.
  • You know how to handle freedom and responsibility and you love to contribute in building a great working environment.
  • Drivers licence B

What we have to offer

  • To work in an organisation that is all about “exciting change”! 
  • We're excited to make things better by continuously pushing for better things, impacting the world with positive changes.
  • For more than 10 years we have been discovering, designing and building successful products and services that have changed the market. We walk the walk! 
  • Projects for industry leading clients and ambitious SME’s and start-ups that will challenge your skills.
  • The opportunity to create and develop relevant and impactfull products and services.
  • Room for personal development
  • A crucial role in developing Made’s strategy team
  • 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  


Are you interested? Get in touch, email us. Call us on +32 (0)3 231 76 84.
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