Job Description

We Are:

Accenture Interactive—a new breed of agency that’s all about the Experience. For us, customer experience is not an add-on; it’s foundational to who we are and how we empower our clients. As the world’s largest, most disruptive agency, we drive lasting growth for clients by helping them design, build, and run meaningful experiences that make people’s lives better, more productive, and more meaningful. We do this in three ways: by transforming organizations through standout products and services; by building and delivering award-winning campaigns so brands can engage and communicate creatively with customers at scale; and by using our top-notch skills to pilot, integrate, scale, and run the platforms that underpin the world’s greatest experiences. Visit us here to learn more about what makes us the Experience Agency.

About Fjord:

Thanks to a unique partnership with Accenture Interactive, we’re able to do work that changes the world and Fjord is always looking for kindred spirits. Digital is no longer the centerpiece of brand experience; the emphasis is shifting onto how best to use it as an invisible enabler of physical and sensory experiences. As interactions with users evolve from periodic engagements via a screen to consistent, connected experiences, organizations must create new services that are deeply integrated in the physical world. 

  

We are a family of Fjordians, our living culture provides us with space to thrive, following simple core values that inform everything we do. Be adventurous. Bring a vision. Make an impact. Rely on empathy. Nurture collaboration. Stay transparent. Be bold and generous in all you do.   

The Job Description:

At Fjord, product design plays a critical role in our process. Our product designers are a diverse team of empathetic and strategic designers who also possess the technical skills to contribute across the entire design process. Product designers span from research and problem definition through to design system development and visual design and further into product optimisation and experimentation. While our product designers have strong skills in both User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design, they collaborate where needed with more specialised design researchers, service designers and visual designers to make a positive impact for our clients and the world by creating products and services that people love.

As a Product Design, you’ll conceptualise, prototype and design innovative screen-based digital experiences that effectively bring to life the values of a brand, deliver on user and business requirements and drive results.  

You’d be a great fit at Fjord 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 

A professional in this position, at this level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:  

  • Help identify key customer problem, ideation, testing and designing potential solutions, whilst championing the voice of the customer / user throughout the design process 

  • Envision, design and prototype how the digital experience and interactions translate across multiple devices, from conceptual to detailed design fidelity 

  • Uses a variety of data sources (qualitative and quantative) to inform the design and improvement of digital products and experiences 

  • Plans and run user and usability testing and uses these insights to guide the improvement and evolution of digital products. 

  • Define, maintain and evolve design systems to guide the evolution of a digital product across its entire lifecycle. 

  • Effectively and compellingly presents design artifacts, rationale and their guiding experience principles. 

  • Works with product and engineering to identify user, brand, business and technical drivers to define digital product experience requirements.  

  • Works alongside product and engineering in delivery cycles, to translate user stories and requirements into shippable digital experiences that delight and deliver user and business outcomes, generating detailed wireframes, task flows and user interface solutions 

  • Plan, oversee and finalize all detailed digital product design deliverables (e.g. user flows and journey maps, wireframes, user interface and interactive prototypes, design systems, digital product specifications etc.) 

  • Be a Fjord ambassador, attending and helping to plan studio and community events, workshops, and conferences.  

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Qualifications

Here’s what you need:

  • 3+ years’ experience of Interaction Design, User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Design across varied users, business problems, and devices

  • 3+ years of working and conceptual knowledge of cross platform design within the service experience e.g. mobile/apps, responsive web

  • 2+ years experience creating, using, and evolving design systems in practice

  • 2+ years creating experience maps, user journeys, interaction models, user flows, and wireframes

  • Advanced skills and experience in Sketch, InVision and Figma, and other rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototypes

  • *Candidate must possess a digital design portfolio. 

Bonus points if you:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.   

  • Knowledge of and experience with applying user-centered design processes.   

  • Understanding of areas of specialization within the greater design landscape, including but not limited to Design Research, Visual Design, Interaction Design, Service Design and Content Design 

  • Experience working in cross-functional product development squads 

At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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