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Interaction Designer

Job Location: Newcastle

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00547279

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Role: Interaction Designer

Location: Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Travel: Possibility for travel to client sites throughout the UK 

 

We have roles available across the following Accenture career levels depending on skills and experience

 

Analyst: £26,100 - £30,500+ (depending on experience)

Senior Analyst: £31,424 - £37,500+ (depending on experience)

Specialist / Team Lead: £36,725 - £42,700+ (depending on experience)

 

Job Type: Permanent

Reference: 00547279

 

Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

 

Accenture Technology powers our clients to achieve high performance with best in class established and emerging technologies. We are able to extend our technology and business capabilities by working closely with market leaders and innovators to provide our clients with the best specialised skills and tailored solutions.

 

With Accenture Technology, you will deliver everything from point solutions for a single business function to large, long term outsourcing services, to complex systems integration installations spanning multiple businesses and functions.

 

We are focused on aligning IT with business priorities, enabling a digital Accenture and driving down the cost of IT, while working to provide all of our employees with the capabilities to run a high-performing business!

 

As an Interaction Designer you will;

  • Work within agile delivery teams to produce and implement high-quality design concepts for digital services
  • Work with user researchers to ensure all output, internal and external, is well designed and user focused
  • Design and deliver consistent, user focused communication material
  • Partner with colleagues to ensure a consistent user experience across services, including designing reusable elements of a digital service
  • Build relationships and work effectively within an agile delivery model with colleagues and external providers, for example user researchers and business analysts
  • Deliver high quality digital service designs that meet web standards and GDS/GOV.UK design principles, ensuring that ensure that compliance with accessibility standards is built into designs from the outset.
  • Communicate credibly with a wide range of digital delivery disciplines internally and externally.
  • Participate in the wider Interaction Design community (outside of HMRC and the government), building relationships with other designers, identifying learning opportunities and best practices we can adopt.

Specialist skills required

We need you to have:

  • extensive experience of writing for the web, with proven ability of creating content that is accessible and usable
  • exceptional skills in convincing people that user needs and a usable approach is the only way to present information
  • proven experience in using metrics and user feedback to define/refine content
  • proven experience of working within a web application development environment, proficient in writing Markdown, picture sourcing and editing
  • experience in choosing the best format for displaying information to the user
  • experience in working with content publishing systems
Competencies required

 

Leading and team working

  • Building on the inter-dependencies and relationships between teams to create a common purpose
  • Clarifying and communicating team objectives, bringing a broader perspective to a team so that it can focus on different delivery approaches
  • Co-ordinating and monitoring team performance, utilising team diversity to maximise effectiveness 

Analysing evidence and thinking strategically

  • Identifying hidden or emerging issues and proposing decisive strategic action
  • Probing evidence to identify strategic trends and links
  • Analysing evidence from diverse sources to generate robust solutions and make timely decisions

Focusing on customers and stakeholders

  • Investing time to understand customer and stakeholder expectations and priorities, developing services to meet those needs, including when they change
  • Anticipating and managing problems, bringing issues and conflict into the open and taking pre-emptive action
  • Identifying and introducing improved services to deliver customer and stakeholder requirements

What’s in it for you?

 

All of our Technology professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

 

On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

 

What are the next steps?

 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.

 

Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS clearance.

 

To find out more about the role, our Newcastle Delivery Centre and what it’s like to be a part of our brilliant team visit our microsite at www.accenture.com/newcastle

 

About Accenture

 

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

 

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2018. Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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