Accenture Song reimagines business through experience. We connect deep human and business insights with the possibilities of technology to define and deliver new realities. Experiences that can make lives easier, healthier, safer, more productive and rewarding.
We believe there is nothing more important than creating positive impact in the world we live. As part of Accenture Song, we're able to help our clients achieve relevance and growth by delivering purposeful experiences that people love.
Your role is key to ensuring we do this successfully.
Our living culture and borderless playground provides us with space to thrive. Simple core values that inform everything we do: be adventurous; bring a vision; make an impact; rely on empathy; nurture collaboration; stay transparent; and be bold and generous in everything you do.
You'll be a great fit if you are:
Naturally engaging people at a deep level whether observing or interviewing customers, working with fellow team members, clients and channeling the inner creative.
A visual and verbal storyteller, delivering insights about people and behavior in a way that generates empathy, emotion, and engagement from the client and design team.
Comfortable with ambiguity in a fluid organization.
Ready to collaborate on products and services that change the way our clients do business creating service at scale.
Passionate about creating experiences that fuse physical and digital through research, analytics, design and delivery.
We are seeking an experienced Service Designer to lead service design activities across a range of innovative projects, with organisations from a variety of industries – achieving visionary, relevant and impactful outcomes.
In this role you will lead and manage multi-disciplinary teams of designers to uncover salient and latent needs that drive desirable and differentiated value across the entire customer journey. You have strong strategic and empathetic skills, and have the ability to envision and craft services based on deep understanding of customer needs. You are also comfortable providing design leadership and managing client relationships.
Lead all service design activities and responsible for deliverables throughout the project – planning, shaping, driving, designing and collaborating with clients, stakeholders and the wider project team.
Uncover user needs through a range of research techniques, develop relevant and actionable insights, generate concepts, and craft how people will interact with the products and services we design.
Collaborate with our user research and business design teams to understand user and business needs, identify design opportunities, and create meaningful service experiences.
Process and analyse a variety of structured and unstructured information to map complex journeys and processes – giving context to customer needs, touchpoints and pain points.
Lead the development of service concepts, blueprints and other service design artefacts.
Scope, plan and conduct concept testing sessions – uncovering insights that shape and guide design decisions.
Effectively communicate and guide design concept presentations – explaining, discussing and justifying design decisions.
Work with business and technical stakeholders to scope enablers; using mixed methods and approaches; to bring integrated value to our clients.
Establish, manage, and build client relationships.
Actively participate in new business development efforts by providing expert information in pitch efforts and client meetings.
Assess performance and provide career guidance for those in your project and line management team.
Lead and give feedback in interviews for prospective candidates.
Be an ambassador, building culture, attending and planning studio and community events, workshops, and conferences.
7+ years experience designing services and experiences for a range of users, business problems and touchpoints
3+ year of experience planning, designing, facilitating, and synthesizing workshops.
3+ years' experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes.
2+ years creating experience maps, user journeys and service blueprints, interaction models, flows, and wireframes.
2+ years' experience with rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototypes.
Highly fluent in translating stakeholder goals, user research, and complex processes into elegant service experiences.
High dexterity in speed and quality with tools such as Miro, Mural, PowerPoint, Excel, Keynote, and similar tools.
Familiarity with Figma, Sketch, Invision and Adobe CS.
A portfolio that demonstrates your experience and strengths in service design.
Passion for staying up to date with global trends in consumer behaviour, business and design best practices.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field
Knowledge and experience with applying user-centered design processes
Understanding of areas of specialization within the wider design landscape, including but not limited to: Design Research; Visual Design; Interaction Design; Product Design; and Content Design
Ability to learn new software quickly; experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision, Axure, Confluence, or JIRA is a plus.
Experience working in cross-functional product development squads
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