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Federal - Visual Designer ++

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00601647

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.  

Visual Designer
At Fjord, visual design is the heartbeat of our design practice. Our designers identify user needs, interpret client challenges, and develop concepts that unify 
our products and services. Visual designers work collaboratively with UX and Content Design teams, absorbing the project’s needs, creating concepts, and evolving the client’s brand in an engaging way. As a Visual Designer, you’ll be accountable for concepts, strategies, and visual design artifacts at the project level.

As a team, we:
  • Articulate the story and vision clearly in the service of our discipline.
  • Consistently push ourselves toward groundbreaking design thinking
  • Demonstrate how unconventional thinking leads to world-class  design.
As a Visual Designer, you:
  • Ensure our work communicates clearly, is on brand, and delights users.
  • Understand Visual Design as a discipline and a practice.
  • Explain and discuss design decisions eloquently, and give design feedback.
  • Contribute to the definition and creation of flexible, coherent design systems and component libraries.
  • Partner with design, technology, and project management to ensure the project meets creative, strategy, and project objectives.
  • Design (and begin to direct others to design) mood boards, comps (with and without wireframes), concept sketches, presentation decks, style guides, and storyboards. May also contribute content to decks.
  • Gather deliverables into client-ready presentations.
  • Understand brand strategy and the organizational/political dynamics of assigned brands, including the critical processes that drive them and the key players involved. Translate or extend the brand identity system to digital touchpoints.
  • Attend and help plan studio and community events, workshops, and conferences as a Fjord ambassador.

Working together, we will:
  • Unite and inspire designers, creating world-class work.
  • Consistently create and elevate brilliant design thinking in our studio and beyond.
  • Collaborate on products and services that build the business and change the way our clients think about design.

Basic Qualifications

  • 0-2 years of design experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Visual Design.

Preferred Qualification:
  • Advanced command of standard design applications (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote, Sketch, InVision); experience with video editing, motion graphics, and prototyping software is a plus.
  • Advanced digital design portfolio with examples of mobile and touch work that demonstrates conceptual problem solving and the ability to define look and feel for integrated experiences.
  • Advanced understanding of delivery methodologies with an emphasis on agile.
  • Advanced ability to utilize feedback/direction from the Creative Lead to generate multiple design explorations and iterate those designs to the satisfaction of the Creative Lead.
  • Ability to speak comfortably and professionally in client presentations.

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. 
 
Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
 
Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity 
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.
 
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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