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User Experience Designer

Job Location: Newcastle

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00624784

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Role: User Experience 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

 

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 a User Experience Designer you will;

  • Communicate your design ideas clearly to our clients and your team and establish UX tools and processes, advocating the user experience throughout.
  • Follow latest digital technology trends and stay up to date with the latest design patterns and digital trends.
  • Solve some of our most challenging problems by researching, proposing and testing your theories.
  • Inspire others to be passionate about UX and the user and encourage clients and teams to always keep the user in mind.
  • Develop sound UX concepts, including the definition of customer needs, task analysis, and the creation of personas, storyboards, scenarios, user flows and use cases.
  • Show your ideas through storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototyping.
  • Define the User Interface Design through information architecture, wireframes and user flows and validate it through usability testing.
  • Create light weighed specifications and style guides to supplement prototypes for our implementation partners.
  • Validate your theories through interviews, usability testing, and other forms of qualitative and quantitative research to uncover insights, learn about user behaviour and verify design concepts.
We'd like to meet you if you:
  • Have a portfolio where you can show examples of User Journeys, Personas, User Research, Prototyping, User Testing and User Interface Design.
  • You created protoypes and high-fidelity designs for Web, Mobile, Tablet & other wearable devices.
  • A creative mind, who enjoys the whole design process: from coming up with ideas to the final execution.
  • You enjoy working in a fun, fast moving and innovative environment!
  • Proficiency in working with Photoshop, Illustrator,  Sketch, Axure or any other visual design and wireframing tools.
  • You can deliver high quality digital service designs that meet accessibility web standards.
  • Experience in creating prototypes using HTML, CSS & Javascript.
  • Have a track record of innovation, using technology creatively to solve business problems
  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Have worked in an Agile way (e.g. Scrum, XP, Lean...)

 

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 31/01/2019.

 

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

 

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