Job Role: Senior Product Designer, Design Talent Network
Location: Midlands, Yorkshire, Northern England, and Scotland
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Career Level: Product Design, Associate Manager (CL8)
The Design Talent Network is a critical new member of the design family at Accenture Song. It’s the home for design doers; people who want to be at the forefront of the launch of new human-centered products and services – designing, building, shipping and refining; putting products and services into the hands and screens of users. We pride ourselves in supporting our colleagues across the organisation to translate great strategy and concepts into real usable products.
Accenture Song is comprised of some of the world's largest global agencies, including Fjord, Karmarama and Droga5. We are continuing to develop our excellence in design and are looking for Senior Product Designers to join our Design Talent Network where you will have opportunities to collaborate with our broad network of experts, delivering projects from idea to execution.
As a Senior Product Designer you will define and develop digital interface designs for your project level. You have an eye for detail, love of design systems, a strong appreciation for service and interaction design, technology and can elegantly adapt designs across devices, and work across the entire end-to-end experience.
As a team, we:
Create products that provide real value for our clients and their customers.
Nurture a new generation of talented design practitioners
Lead, be present, be creative, and have fun.
Appreciate the strategic aims of a project and collaborate with our colleagues on the practical application
Working together, we will:
Have specific opportunities to use our mastery of design to make a difference in people’s lives.
Ongoing opportunities to learn, practice, and evolve our discipline.
Collaborate on products and services that change the way our clients do business.
Work closely with our clients including at times joining their teams to ensure our work has maximum impact
As a Senior Product Designer, you will:
Define and apply design solutions to end-to-end problems from identifying user needs and adopting business strategy to ideating concepts, defining and crafting a product.
Be a conduit for interpreting business strategy into effective design solutions that deliver value for the client and users.
Actively engage with development teams and clients to understand the feasibility of your proposed design solutions.
Demonstrate a wholistic understanding of the product lifecycle. Interpreted insight from primary research insight to performance metrics including supporting recommendations for improvements and iterations.
Use your skills to create design artefacts such as sketches, wireframes, user flows, design system documentation and guidelines, data visualisation and interactive prototypes to communicate design concepts for digital products.
Communicate fluently your design decisions and encourage critique as part of the design feedback process.
Collaborate effectively with cross-discipline teams including other designers, developers and researchers using mixed working methods to bring integrated value to our clients.
Effectively estimate and manage design backlog in support of meeting sprint goals.
With 5-7 years of in-depth experience working on the delivery of digital products with a range of clients.
Higher education in a design related degree, course or similar experience in a product design demonstrated through your portfolio.
You’re an exceptional product designer with a broad range of skills that blend interaction design, technical understanding and visual communication to create high-quality and valuable product to end users.
Proven experience in defining, creating and managing responsive design systems alongside supporting its implementation and evolution with clients.
Experience in translating business and customer requirements into a compelling experience maps across a variety of touchpoints.
Expert in the tools of your trade and with a proven ability to manage large scale projects file management and collaboration (e.g. Figma, Sketch, Principle, Invision, Adobe CS... )
Proven record of articulating experiences from low fidelity wireframes journeys to fully interactive prototypes.
Curiosity about technology and understanding its impact on design solutions.
A track record of championing user centred design from feature ideation to product iteration.
Accustomed to working collaboratively with clients and cross-functional teams.
Familiarity working in agile processes and with tools such as Trello, JIRA or Asana and delivery methodologies such as Agile, DevOps etc.
Set yourself apart:
Motion design and animation skills are a plus
Tech acumen within responsive frameworks (html, CSS & JS, storybook, stencil js... )
Public advocate for design and design skills
Applications without a design portfolio demonstrating appropriate experience in Digital Product Design or similar role is required to be considered.
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