David du Plessis

Experience Design Director at McKinsey


David is Experience Design Director at McKinsey & Company in Johannesburg.

His passion is connecting designers with experts in adjacent and emerging fields to bring innovation to clients and communities where design can make a difference. His belief is that taking a human centred approach to technology African designers can lead the way in creating a sustainable world.

Outside of professional work he writes books for the young and curious, experiments with animation, and designs furniture.


Experience Design Director at McKinsey & Co
Oct 2016 - Present
User Experience Manager at Deloitte Digital
Dec 2014 - Oct 2016
Principal Consultant at Flow Interactive (SA)
May 2014 - Nov 2014
Senior User Experience Consultant at Capgemini
Jun 2013 - Mar 2014