Job Description

We Are  

As part of Accenture’s Metaverse Continuum Business Group, we're helping redefine what is possible for our clients, ourselves and the world. Our vision is one that is built on human experience—and we see the Metaverse as a continuum, a spectrum of digitally enhanced worlds, realities, and business models. It's a new medium for commerce, experience and community and we’re looking for innovative pioneers to help us bring our vision to life responsibly, generating sustainable and diverse value in the short and long term. 

We're a passionate global group of business strategists, creatives, architects, engineers, innovators, and entrepreneurs—and we work with pioneering ecosystem partners, forward-thinking regulators and industry influencers who are collectively ushering in the next evolution of how we engage and interact with the world. 

Learn more about the trends we see shaping businesses and industries in Accenture Technology Vision 2022 

 

The Work 

You’ll often be: 

Incubating new business value for our clients in the Metaverse. From Multiparty Systems (Blockchain, Tokenization, NFTs) to Extended Reality (Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality), you will help clients transform through technology by shaping, leading, and implementing strategic assessments and technology solutions 

Demonstrating significant innovation and thought leadership in technology architecture that will be applied across multiple clients globally to create established success in sales and/or delivery 

Leading the creation of new or evolving existing offerings and assets, while evaluating the value that new capabilities could unlock for organizations and ecosystems 

Articulating and explaining Accenture's technology vision and strategy to Accenture's most significant and critical client(s) across the globe 

Helping clients move through the education and experimentation phases on to production and value quickly and effectively 

Shaping and delivering solutions at our most technically complex client engagements by advising on the technology approach, architecture, and complex IT program risk elements  

Supporting the development of Accenture's Metaverse strategy and response to emerging technology components in the market and shifting how businesses apply those innovations 

 

What’s In It For You 

By joining our team, you'll become part of a diverse, vibrant and global Accenture community—one that is continually pushing boundaries in responsible and sustainable ways. 

You'll work on meaningful and innovative projects that radically change the way our clients view what is possible, while engaging in transformational initiatives powered by the latest Metaverse technologies. 

You'll have ongoing support in your learning and growth, with Accenture investing in opportunities for you to research, understand, and eventually help define the Metaverse as it continues to evolve and take shape. 

You'll be joining our diverse team of metaverse-skilled professionals with market-leading capabilities dedicated to designing, executing and accelerating our clients’ metaverse journeys. 

The time is now to think big, start small and scale fast. 

Further notes:

Understand which methodologies are best to answer different client needs and questions. Ensure the qualitative work is grounded in a deep and contextual understanding of what matters to the people we are designing. Ensure the quantitative work is empirical by nature and obtains statistical rigor when understanding people’s behaviors and attitudes. Support and help lead design research activities including research planning, fieldwork execution, analysis, synthesis, research story, and deliverables. Define design research plans based on relevant research and business objectives. Support and help lead design research activities at the project level.



Qualifications

5+ years’ experience in conducting research and participating in all aspects of design research qualitatively and quantitatively (planning, executing, analysis, synthesis, deliverable creation). Prior experience leading a team in this space. Prior experience leading large projects - Prior experience developing new research design methodologies, tools, and technologies - At least a Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Design Research or a human behavior related field such as Psychology, Cognitive Science, Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science or similar fields requiring research. Working knowledge of all aspects of research: recruiting processes; scheduling and logistics; protocol development; analysis and framework development; video compilations; research deliverables (Qualitative research experience may include interviewing, moderating, ethnographic research, contextual interviews, UX/UI research, field studies, Quantitative research experience may include survey research, synthesizing/analyzing large-scale data, natural language processing corpora or other large text, or experimental design) - Familiarity with online research tools is a plus. Ability to communicate with clients and partners about research methodology

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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Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

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