Job Description

SENIOR DATA DESIGNER


Data designers are helping lead Fjord into the future of design. Together we’re forging a new profession that applies the best of what’s gone before in the service of the reinvention, and answers new challenges of artificial intelligence, the internet of things, and behavioral economics. You exist in two worlds simultaneously, the world of empathy and human experiences, and the world data, algorithms, and bleeding edge technology. Join us and help create something new, something better, something that bridges humans and data.


We are looking for a Senior Data Designer to join our data design team. Data Designers create data driven experiences that enable substantive action and meaningful change. You will be responsible for researching the data potential within projects and working with other disciplines to design prototypes and develop solutions that bring these concepts to life. 



WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

• Working with other design disciplines and engineers to bring a data perspective to innovation           challenges 

• Drive quantitative human-centric research by sourcing, exploring and inspecting client, third-          party and open data sources

• Actively propose innovation projects, experiments and workshops to generate a pipeline of work 

• Generate data visualizations and digital prototypes that explore patterns, communicate insights       or drive new service experiences across web, mobile, wearable or smart environments

• Develop data stories that engage and inform end users, clients and stakeholders

• Actively participate in Data+Design activities including developing client workshops, stakeholder      interviews, data gathering, and ideation

• Produce lean technical specification, API documentation and quality control requirements.

• Take an active role in team activities, e.g. design crit sessions and best practice initiatives

• Actively contribute to thought leadership and points of view 

• Participate and contribute to external and internal design and data communities as a Fjordian



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Qualifications

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

In-depth professional experience in 2 or more of the following areas:


• Data Science 

• Data Journalism

• Data Visualization Engineering

• Information Design

• Visual Analytics Consulting

• Software instrumentation/ Web Analytics

• Proven track record of developing, promoting and executing project proposals

• High dexterity in speed and quality with the tools of your trade

• Knowledge of and curiosity about data analytics and its opportunities for design

• Accustomed to working collaboratively with customers and cross-functional team members.

• Understanding of areas of specialization, including but not limited to quantitative research, visualization design, data strategy, personalization, systems engineering; willingness to broaden own skillset into adjacent specializations while refining mastery of primary skillset

• Proficient in creating data models, interaction flows, wireframes, online surveys, simple statistical analyses and lean technical specifications 

• Proficient with rapid prototyping methods, ranging from data sketching to interactive visualization development

• Experience working with data scientists and/or software engineers as part of an agile development team

• Knowledge of Devops tools and Big Data analytics infrastructure



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

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