Job Description

User Experience Design Specialist

Location: London

Career Level: Consultant

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + Excellent Benefits Package

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, song, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Today's consumers expect seamless interactions and personalized Experiences. These are mere table stakes. The best Experiences are those that sit at the intersection of purpose and innovation to create human good. Accenture Song is a new kind of partner for a new kind of client. We are designed from the ground up to empower clients to own Experience from start to finish. We believe that a great idea can transform an Experience, and a great Experience can transform lives. We are committed to helping design, build and run Experiences that make peoples’ lives better, more productive and more meaningful.

 

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. 

In our team you will learn:

  • How to shape our clients’ products and services using insight-driven design thinking, to bring value, desirability and usability, into realisation

  • How we co-create with clients across industries and disciplines, to understand their users' goals, needs and existing pain-points, while advising, collaborating and designing best in-class experiences that balance the complexity of business, technical and accessibility requirements

  • How we incorporate best in class User Experience design, research and execution methodologies across the delivery lifecycle.

As a User Experience Designer, you will:

  • Apply conceptual thinking to create world-class digital services and UX concepts across multiple platforms by bringing together business goals, user requirements and aligning them with technical possibilities and limitations

  • Design user experience concepts ranging from low fidelity concepts to high fidelity song mock-ups

  • Use rapid prototyping methods – ranging from paper to digital prototyping, to quickly and instantly communicate ideas with client and project teams

  • Support product definition and specification activities and create style and design guides as part of the process to aid the project delivery team

  • Work closely with development teams while participating as a key member in diverse delivery teams that include business analysts, program and project managers, product owners, client team members, domain experts, software developers and other designers.

Senior Product Design Specialist

Location: London, UK

Career Level: Consultant

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, song, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-ageneration technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO.

About Creative Products

Within our Creative Products Team we specialise in digital product strategy, visual, experience design and development of innovative digital customer experiences. The common thread in everything we do is to create experiences for brands that engage their users and delight them in the process. We help ambitious businesses create customer experience driven products that deliver on real user needs. And we're growing at an amazing rate. Which is where you come in; we’re currently looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our talented Experience Design Team.

As a Senior Product Designer, you will…

  • Work with multidisciplinary teams to design a range of products. You will be a design authority on your projects, providing guidance and support to designers from a range of backgrounds

  • Work on projects that typically range from 6 weeks to a year and vary from early-stage discovery, designing products that go into the market through to recommending changes to existing products and services

  • Work closely with other designers, development teams, business partners and clients to successfully deliver projects from kick-off through to delivery for our clients

  • Be an advocate for the design craft, who is continually learning about your field and sharing knowledge to help strengthen the team around you

  • Work with the team to develop prototypes and designs, from concept to delivery

  • Advocate for the user at all times, driving value for our client’s businesses

  • Carry out client-facing workshops and presentations and help develop accounts that you are working on

  • Work with the new business team on developing pitches where required

  • Contribute to progressing & improving our culture and ways of working - offering up new approaches, tools and learnings

As a Senior Product Designer, you are…

  • An accomplished designer that takes pride in their work, with proven experience of products that have gone live

  • Comfortable with design exploration, but with a clear understanding how to translate exploration into deliverable designs

  • Someone who can take a wider view of problems, identifying solutions not just deliver exceptional design

  • Comfortable challenging conventional design thinking within the teams and clients in an open and productive manner

  • A natural collaborator, and confident working in multi-disciplinary teams, with colleagues and clients from diverse backgrounds.

  • Comfortable working as part of a fast-paced team whilst focusing on delivering value to our clients

  • Able to give and take feedback positively in equal measures.



Qualifications

We are looking for experience in the following skills…

  • An outstanding understanding of the latest design tools and workflows (Figma, InVision, Sketch, Principle etc.)

  • Excellent understanding of visual and UX design

  • Experience in solving unique design challenges

  • Proven experience in creating design systems

  • Understanding of other disciplines and how they contribute to a project as a whole

  • Proven experience on working in wide range of products, from small to big

  • A clear written and verbal communication style

  • Experience in participating in regular sprint ceremonies for your projects - daily stand-ups, show and tells, retrospectives, sprint planning etc.

  • Experienced in conducting research and creating prototypes to validate your ideas

What’s in it for you…

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

About Accenture

Accenture Song accelerates growth and value for our clients through sustained customer relevance. Our capabilities span ideation to execution: growth, product and experience design; technology and experience platforms; creative, media and marketing strategy; and campaign, content and channel orchestration. With strong client relationships and deep industry expertise, we help our clients operate at the speed of life through the unlimited potential of imagination, technology and intelligence. Visit us at: www.accenture.com/song

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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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