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Canada Innovation Hub - Designer

Job Location: Ontario - Toronto

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00643277

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Designer 
Location: 40 King Street West 

Overview
The Canada Innovation Hub is a go-to destination for our clients to explore the latest innovations that are transforming how organizations compete and grow in todays fast-changing environment. The Canada Hub is a place where clients visit to dream, co-create, collaborate, and learn with our Accenture teams and ecosystem partners. The Designer is responsible for facilitation of client engagement and development of supporting artifacts, stimuli, and materials. Leverages user-centered and design thinking approaches to develop workshop materials, facilitate meaningful engagements, and co-create artifacts that result in impactful outcomes for users, the client’s business and their industry. 

Responsibilities: 
  • Facilitate and host dynamic customer experiences that are inspirational, provocative and engaging, working with the innovation and engagement leads
  • Uncover user needs to develop deep insights, generate concepts and craft how people will interact with the proposed product or service designed
  • Imagine and design immersive experiences that demonstrate the value of the engagement in a compelling manner
  • Iteratively develop materials and artifacts that make ideas tangible through visual storytelling and design techniques
  • Research and propose new methods and formats to evolve ‘what’s possible’ for both engagements and projects
  • Be an innovation ambassador, foster creativity and innovation in the team and support the overall development of the teams skills and atmosphere 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Accenture’s innovation network to exchange best practices on how to conduct engagements
Key Skills:
  • Curious, creative thinker who is excited by the opportunity to collaborate and solve complex problems
  • Extensive knowledge of and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes. Accustomed to working collaboratively with customers and cross-functional teams
  • Understanding of areas of specialization within the greater design landscape, including but not limited to Design Research, Business Design, Visual Design, and Content Design; fluent in core client-facing management consulting skills
  • Skilled in rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototypes
  • Excellent C-suite level communication and storytelling skills (written and verbal)
Preferred Background:
  • 3-5+ years of experience working in strategic management consulting and/or design/innovation consulting across varied users, business problems and devices
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Willingness to travel domestically and internationally on occasion

Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.   Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.

          

We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.

 

It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.

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