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Senior Visual and Immersive Designer - Fjord / The Dock

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00611528

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Senior Visual and Immersive Designer at The Dock
 
How can we revolutionize the way the world works and lives? How can we use emerging technologies to improve human life and experience? These are some of the questions we’re grappling with at The Dock, Accenture’s multi-disciplinary research and incubation hub in Dublin.  Technology, design and business experts investigate, imagine and bring new ideas to life. Our designers at The Dock are part of Fjord, a global design and innovation consultancy. We bring the human to the heart of the solution, asking how technology augments and impacts people’s lives.
 
The opportunity
 
As a senior visual and immersive designer at The Dock, you’ll lead visual direction in R&D projects and immersive experiments, working closely with deeply-skilled, diverse experts. This role will mean being open and adventurous, diving into experiments in a wide range of industries from healthcare, to life sciences, finance and governmental bodies. Using the synthesis of research and ethnographic studies on projects you’ll drive rich insights, design beyond the screen, and craft immersive design applications using reality technologies AR,VR, MR. This is your chance to investigate how visual design can collide and combine with emerging technologies.
 
What you’ll be doing
 

  • Leading and crafting experiences on multi-disciplinary projects as well as planning and facilitating workshops and creative brainstorms.
  • Collaborating within a multidisciplinary team of interaction designers, researchers, and technological experts to co-create new immersive experiences.
  • Building VR storyboarding, cinematic story creation and video storyboarding.
  • Creating concepts that demonstrates outstanding design led immersive solutions and being able to guide creative direction.
  • Crafting AR and VR UI design and prototyping and be able to create three-dimensional design language and vision
  • Framing requirements, and the ability to define look and feel for integrated experiences.
  • Advancing narrative and story space development skills, embedding a story into an environment, whether for passive or interactive media, in virtual or physical worlds.
  • Working with various story-driven media, from film and interactive media to live audience environments
  • Driving the development of the discipline and practice at The Dock.

 

Your experience and skills
 
  • You have 5-7 years of knowledge and experience of visual design, digital product creation, game design.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to collaborate easily with multi-disciplinary team members and clients.
  • You master Visual Design as a discipline and a practice, and can optimise experience and craft in a virtual environment.
  • Experience in 3D games development, 3D modelling and/or scanning, 3D games engines, 360° photos and video, 3D animation, video editing, sound, motion graphics, and prototyping software.
  • Expert command of standard design and presentation applications (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote, Sketch, Adobe After Effects, InVision).
  • Strong hand skills and ability to design in standard 3D modelling and rendering tools such as SketchUp, Revit, 3DS Max, NUKE, Rhino, Maya, Solidworks, etc.
  • Comfortable using tools such as Z-Brush, Cinema 4D, AutoCAD, AutoDesk Fusion 360.
  • Experience using Unity or Unreal Engine.
  • Familiarity with data visualisation, information design and infographics.
  • An understanding of areas of specialization within design such as Data and Design, Interaction Design, Content Design etc. You’re curious and eager to broaden your skills in these areas, while refining your own.
  • Bonus skills: Experience in C#, C++; Experience in deploying VR and AR experiences in situ and shipping to an online store; user testing frameworks for VR/AR.
  • Experiential storytelling experience would also be a bonus, i.e. immersive theatre.
 
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.
 
Please note, as part of all designer recruitment processes, we’ll require a portfolio of your relevant work in order to consider your application. Please be sure to include a link to an online or downloadable portfolio on your CV, or attach an additional document with samples of your work.
 
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 specialized 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. With more than 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

 

  
 

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