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Visual Designer – Fjord

Job Location: MA - Boston

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00644334

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- Job description

Thanks to a unique partnership with Accenture Interactive, we’re able to do work that changes the world and Fjord is always looking for kindred spirits. Digital is no longer the centerpiece of brand experience; the emphasis is shifting onto how best to use it as an invisible enabler of physical and sensory experiences. As interactions with users evolve from periodic engagements via a screen to consistent, connected experiences, organizations must create new services that are deeply integrated in the physical world.
 
We are a family of Fjordians, our living culture and borderless playground provide us with space to thrive, following simple core values that inform everything we do. Be adventurous. Bring a vision. Make an impact. Rely on empathy. Nurture collaboration. Stay transparent. Be bold and generous in all you do.
 
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 Senior Visual Designer, you’ll define concepts, establish strategies, and manage the delivery of visual design artifacts at the account level.  
 
Unleash the Fjordian inside because you are…
  • Naturally engaging people at a deep level whether observing or interviewing customers, working with fellow team members, clients and channeling the inner creative
  • A visual and verbal storyteller, delivering insights about people and behavior in a way that generates empathy, emotion, and engagement from the client and design team
  • Comfortable with ambiguity in a fluid organization
  • Ready to collaborate on products and services that change the way our clients do business creating service at scale
  • Passionate about creating experiences that fuse physical and digital through research, analytics, design and delivery
 
Role Description
 
A professional in this position, at this level within Fjord Accenture Interactive has the following responsibilities:
 
  • Ensure our work communicates clearly, is on brand, and delights users
  • Master Visual Design as a discipline and a practice
  • Explain, discuss, and justify design decisions eloquently. Give effective feedback and direction to other team members
  • Lead the definition and creation of flexible, coherent design systems and component libraries
  • Attend and give feedback in interviews for prospective clients
  • Present creative concepts and designs and communicate rationale to the team
  • Understand brand strategy and the organizational/political dynamics of assigned brands, including the critical processes that drive them and the key players involved
  • Translate and extend the brand identity system to digital touchpoints
  • Support the role of the Creative Strategic Lead in client relationships, as appropriate and assigned
  • Attend and help plan studio and community events, workshops, and conferences as a Fjord ambassador
  • Unite and inspire designers, creating world-class work
Basic Qualifications
These are the minimum requirements for an aspirant to be considered for the position applying to:
 
  • 2 years of experience in standard design and presentation applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote, Sketch, InVision
  • 2 years of working and conceptual knowledge of cross platform design -all touch points within the service experience
              Mobile/Tablet
              Web - responsive and mobile friendly
              Kiosk - touchscreens/display screens that can be interactive or static
  • Candidate must possess a digital design portfolio
 
 
Preferred Qualifications
 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Visual Design 
  • Experience with video editing, motion graphics, and prototyping software is a plus. 
  • Design portfolio that includes work for mid-to-large clients
  • Demonstrated conceptual problem solving and the ability to define look and feel for integrated experiences. 
  • Demonstrated advanced ability to utilize feedback/direction from the Creative Lead to generate multiple design explorations and iterate designs to the satisfaction of the Creative Lead (and ensure junior staff do the same). 
  • Growing ability to build strong relationships with high-level clients. 
 
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
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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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