Director, Product Design and User Experience - Brussels | London - 14337BR

Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at
At Bureau van Dijk we are committed to empowering our customers to make better, faster decisions. We do this by providing the most comprehensive and reliable dataset of private company information on the market.
Our Orbis database contains information on around 300 million companies across all countries. This data comes from hundreds of different sources which we then standardize and link for the benefit of our customers. We also provide a series of Catalyst workflow platforms, powered by Orbis, built to help customers with specific functions such as compliance, credit, M&A, procurement, transfer pricing and wallet sizing.

Moody’s Analytics acquired Bureau van Dijk in August 2017. As part of Moody’s Analytics, we believe that a diverse workforce representing an array of backgrounds and experiences enhances the quality of our opinions, products and services. We support independent thought and promote a work environment that values and maximizes the contributions of all employees.

This newly-created role is a key position in a growing team, responsible for the design and delivery of end user experiences across our full product suite. As a hands-on Design Lead, you will have the rare opportunity to design digital products that empower our worldwide customer base, as well as build and lead an in-house team.

Key responsibilities for this position include:
• You will design and deliver exceptional end-user experiences for our full suite of web-based applications, employing user-centred design principles and methods
• You will transform vast amounts of structured and unstructured data into simple, intuitive interfaces that align with customer expectations and workflow
• You will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to ensure alignment with business goals, technical feasibility, and customer needs
• You will grow and manage a Product Design and Experience function within BvD, serving as ambassador for the team and as champion of user experience
• As part of a larger User Experience team, you will adopt and contribute to our design pattern library, maintaining design and interaction consistency across multiple products
• You will manage project timelines and deliverables to ensure on-time on-budget delivery of design artefacts



  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Design, Fine Art, Architecture, or similar; Master's Degree in Design, Fine Art or Architecture preferred.
  • You are a highly skilled practitioner, with strong expertise employing a user-centred design methodology within a multidisciplinary environment, often leading numerous design initiatives concurrently.
  • You have an outstanding online portfolio demonstrating your hands-on ability to deliver exceptional user experiences
  • You have extensive experience as a hands-on User Experience Designer for web and mobile products, several of which include leading and inspiring cross-disciplinary teams
  • You have deep knowledge and skill in all phases of the user-centred design methodology, including User Research and Interaction Design
  • You have strong communication skills and work well across roles and levels of seniority.
  • You are comfortable presenting your work and defending your design decisions, as well as taking feedback
  • You have a passion for solving complex design problems and don’t stop at the obvious solution
  • You have strong expertise with design tools including Axure and Sketch
  • You love working with a global team and occasional international travel


Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.
Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.