Job Description

Are you an experienced and passionate art director or senior designer? A strategic, conceptual thinker looking to disrupt the status quo and create lasting impact?

At The Dock, we work with the most exciting clients of the Fortune 500 to solve their toughest innovation challenges. Do you have the drive, entrepreneurship and grit to do the hard graft required to create exceptional legacies for these clients, while making your mark in the world?

The Dock’s Havoc Team is a group of over 65 diverse entrepreneurial problem solvers, who work together to create the change we want to see in the world. Havoc attracts clients that want to leave their legacy—clients that ultimately become pioneers within their industry. To create better futures, we need talent with comparable (if not superior) ambition, and an unshakeable resolve to make change happen. 

We are looking for a Visual Design Lead to join our growing Design & Experience team. Design & Experience is a crucial discipline in Havoc and across Accenture’s Innovation Network. The team design and deliver best-in-class immersive experiences to help Accenture’s most valuable clients solve their most pressing and complex business challenges.

As Visual Design Lead, you're expected to represent the depth of our visual craft and bring to life memorable interactions and experiences through design, as an individual contributor and as a coach for junior team members.

What you’ll be doing:

As Visual Design Lead within Design & Experience, you will: 

1. Own and manage projects from start to finish, setting the direction, and identifying and solving problems

2. Be responsible for design concepts and visual design across digital, print projects and emerging platforms / tech

3. Bring fuzzy projects down to earth, helping turn strategic vision into pixel-perfect concepts, in collaboration with a diverse team of design, technology and business experts 

4. Understand the objectives of stakeholders (internal and external) and provide strategic direction where necessary to direct content and pitches

5. Guide highly collaborative multidisciplinary teams and mentor junior colleagues through the design process by providing creative and art direction

6. Work alongside the Studio Lead to prioritise work in a busy project pipeline 7. 7. Manage the creative briefing process for the team, ensuring briefs and clear, informative and approved before work commences , reviewing final layouts and providing feedback if required

8. Serve as an advocate for innovation, spotting opportunities to foster creativity and imbuing the design team with the spirit of curiosity

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Desired requirements:

  • 5-7 years of design experience, 2+ years in a senior/lead role at a digital agency  

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience in Visual Communications or Graphic Design 

  • Command of standard design applications (such as: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote, Sketch, InVision)

  • Experience with video editing, motion graphics, and prototyping is a bonus

  • Strong digital design portfolio 

  • Ability to create create innovative design concepts through processes that encourage free thinking and creativity without boundaries 

  • Please attach your portfolio to your application

We still want to meet you if:

  • You have working experience/knowledge in visual communication and creative direction, and some history of managing cross-functional teams to get to a solution

  • You have worked across a variety of print/digital platforms/tech. Designing prototypes is a bonus

  • You can demonstrate a wide range of skills in visual and digital design tools

  • You have strong visual and verbal/storytelling skills. Can you communicate the value of design?

  • You are strong in creative, inspiration, out of the box thinking and how that translates into a compelling visual concept

  • You have a visual craft, you have something to say and can do that with intent, novelty, fresh design

  • You have excellent attention to detail and have the ability to work at pace and across multiple projects

Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 500,000 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.

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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