Job Description

About The Dock

The Dock is Accenture’s flagship global innovation centre and research and development hub, based in Grand Canal Dock in Dublin 2. As part of the global Fjord network, designers at The Dock are connected to an international system of design studios in 38 cities across 27 countries. We're in the business of uncovering real-world challenges and addressing them competitively through logical and emerging technological pathways. And working where we do enables us to realise that ambition: collaborating every day with experts in software engineering, artificial intelligence and analytics means we can truly take design to the next level.

Occupying such a unique space means we get to tackle the most complex industry and technological challenges, by taking an empathetic, human-centred approach that leads to ground-breaking, life-changing solutions. That's why we love what we do!

About your role

As an Interaction Designer, you'll work on defining concepts, strategies and digital interface to design artefacts at a project level. You'll have a strong appreciation for service and interaction design and technology, as well as the ability to elegantly adapt designs across devices; and you'll work across the entire end-to-end experience.

You are a strong visual communicator who creates artefacts to share insights with stakeholders, in order to support ideation and concept generation. You'll be comfortable collaborating closely with software engineers, data scientists and subject-matter experts to create digital products that utilise emerging technology in a responsible manner.

Ideally, you'll have experience with the creation and delivery of digital products and services, working in agile teams and transferring proofs of concept for industrialisation.

Your everyday abilities

  • Support in solving design problems end-to-end, from identifying user needs, generating concepts to defining and creating products and services.

  • Communicate design concept for digital products through various artefacts such sketches, wireframes, navigation flows, information architecture and interactive prototypes.

  • Support and execute design research activities

  • Explain, discuss and justify design decisions effectively; give design feedback.

  • Collaborate with other designers, software architects, data scientists and the business experts to create visualisations for complex technical concepts.

  • Support new business development efforts by providing expert information in pitch efforts and client meetings.

  • Be a design ambassador, attending and helping to plan innovation centre and community events, workshops, and conferences.

  • Knowledge of design tools (Sketch, Figma, InDesign, etc...)

Extras we’d love to see

  • Ability to create concept models both at user and systems level

  • Curiosity, interest and experience experimenting with emerging technologies

  • Understanding of other areas of design specialisation, including but not limited to Visual Design, Content Design and Business Design.

  • Familiarity with rapid prototyping methods

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Qualifications

Experience and qualifications

  • 3+ years of in-depth experience of UI/UX design, Digital Product Design or Service Design

  • A portfolio demonstrating UI/UX and service design skills

  • Qualifications or equivalent experience in Product design, interaction design or related field

  • Human Computer Interaction/ Human factors engineering

  • Experience working in multi-disciplinary teams

  • Basic web or native interface development a plus

 

Benefits

Working at Accenture means joining a company that prides itself on being Truly Human. In addition to a competitive base salary, you’ll also have an extensive benefits package that includes

-        Pension

-        Private health insurance

-        Discounted gym membership

-        Emergency caring facilities

-        2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice.

 

Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position.

 

About us

This role sits within the Design capability of The Dock's New Products & Services team. The Dock is where Accenture, our clients and partners connect to pioneer new ways to fulfil human needs using emerging technology.

As part of NPS, you’ll be joining a group that takes pride in being the best place for Accenture and our clients to ideate and incubate new products and services. You'll be part of a unique team of brilliant designers, engineers, analysts, researchers and technologists, working collaboratively under one roof to solve real-world challenges. Every day, we work with clients, partners and colleagues from across the globe to bring business innovation to life in the market. And together, we’re working towards a vision of expanding the possibilities of now, to create the products and services of tomorrow.

Please note that 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.

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 specialised 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 505,000 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

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 applicable by 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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