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The Dock - Innovation Services Designer

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00508647


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Job Title: Lead Workshop Designer

Level: Manager

Location: The Dock, Dublin 2


The Dock is a multidisciplinary research and incubation hub, where designers, doctors, visionaries and makers are doing things that matter for people, places and robots. Located in the heart of the Dublin Docklands in a connected, state-of-the-art workspace designed for creativity, collaboration and fun.

We are looking for a Lead Workshop Designer to join our growing team.  Operating across all stages of the innovation spectrum, with a remit to build the future in real-time. The working environment is open and interactive, facilitating collaboration with colleagues, clients, customers and ecosystem partners. Our experimentation culture, combined with a disruptive brief empowers us to break future ground.

Are you ready to join top innovators making a global impact?


What you'll be doing:


You will be part of the team that explores, provokes, discovers and builds innovation with Accenture, our customers and with our ecosystem partners. Reporting to the Innovation Experience Lead


You will 

  • Work with clients and internal Accenture teams to develop agendas for an innovation experience, or in some cases, establish a longer term schedule of workshop events to suit a client’s needs. Including:
    • Working with our clients to define their problem statement
    • Designing immersive experiences through research and collaboration with colleagues that turn talking into making be able to bring our guests to work with the design and development teams and see their ideas brought to life and prototyped live
    • Leading and mentoring a team of designers and creative technologists
    • Managing the development, communication and delivery of Innovation Experiences
    • Facilitating and hosting dynamic customer experiences that are inspirational and provocative;
    • Managing event production, including pre, day-of, and post activities.
    • Researching and suggesting new formats for agendas and workshop materials
    • Gathering feedback
  • Create and maintain relationships with Accenture's Innovation Network leads to exchange best practices for preparing and conducting events. Connect to the best of what we do around the world and build our network
  • Continuously research on technology that can improve the innovation experience and make recommendations for tech upgrades
  • Showcase the scale and quality of the work taking place in the Centre so that we are bringing people to participate and co-create in an atmosphere where industry leaders and innovators are conducting cutting edge research on a daily basis
  • Foster creativity and innovation in our team and support the overall development of the teams skills and atmosphere

Your skills and qualifications


  • Minimum BA Degree
  • 5 years+ business experience with proven problem solving abilities
  • Experience working with large multi-national companies
  • Extensive workshop design and facilitation experience
  • Concept Ideation: Create innovative concepts through processes that encourage free thinking and creativity without boundaries
  • Graphic design and multimedia production skills 

Nice to have: 

  • Have worked in a fast paced start-up environment
  • An understanding of psychology behind team dynamics / workforce effectiveness
  • Consulting experience
  • Design thinking experience or similar 

A flexible approach

We understand that traditional models may not work for everyone, so we offer flexible working arrangements which include tailored options for how you work.

About Accenture

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. The Dock at Accenture is a multidisciplinary research and incubation hub, as an accelerator for Accenture and our clients to unlock value. Launched in Sept 2015, the global innovation centre brings together top talent under three disciplines; designers, developers and domain experts with expertise in AI, IoT, digital marketing, cyber security, advanced analytics and tech development.

 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.



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