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. This role sits within the Design capability of The Dock's New Products & Services team. 

 

About the team 

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 industrialization. 

  

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 architecure 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 visualizations 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 center and community events, workshops, and conferences. 

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



Qualifications

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 

  

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. 

 

Work Location

The work location for this role will include a mix of working remotely and in an Accenture office

 

Please note that with all our roles, you should expect some in-person time for collaboration, learning and building relationships with client, peers, leaders and communities. As an employer, we will be flexible as soon as possible to support your specific work/life needs.

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at accessIErecruitment@accenture.com  

 

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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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