Job Description

Who we are

Accenture Song accelerates growth and value for our clients through sustained customer relevance. Our capabilities span ideation to execution: growth, product and experience design; technology and experience platforms; creative, media and marketing strategy; and campaign, content and channel orchestration. With strong client relationships and deep industry expertise, we help our clients operate at the speed of life through the unlimited potential of imagination, technology and intelligence.

Design

We exist to build brands through actions and experiences made possible by emerging technology and media. The most innovative brands in the world choose Accenture Song due to our passion for technology, culture and creative expression.

We are a team of multidisciplinary designers curious about how brands influence culture and affect the human experience by way of concept-driven aesthetics and systematic design thinking. We avoid trends and seek meaning to create work that is award-winning and career-defining through integrated experiences, interactions, and environments.

Job Summary

The Design Director works autonomously, leads a team, and brings the vision of multiple projects to life with little or no oversight. The Design Director works closely with the co-leaders across departments and with clients, thinking on a higher level about how best to drive the business. Internally, the Design Director is a key contributor to the department and agency culture, and a mentor to shape more junior designers’ careers. Their work is consistent in excellence and originality. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Oversee multiple pieces of business at once, effectively managing time and delegating work

  • Manage staff, both in reviewing work and in guiding their career development and growth

  • Think beyond the campaign, always looking towards a bigger vision and developing comprehensive ecosystems of work

  • Forge strong client relationships, and establish full client trust in your instincts and decisions

  • Continually push work beyond the status quo; and motivate and challenge all departments to go above what is expected

  • See all briefs as opportunities and drive members of team from all departments to take the work a step above

  • Work with other disciplines (e.g., Account Management, Operations, Strategy, Project Management, Creative, UX, Design, Technology) to determine scopes and project requirements



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Portfolio or samples of work demonstrating smart, brand-building designs and executions

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years of design experience at a Design firm, Advertising Agency or related industry

  • Prior creation of award-winning or breakthrough work

  • Experience managing individuals and teams of people. Collaborative and team oriented

  • Ability to multi-task across multiple pieces of business and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work internally and with clients

  • Understanding of design process, beyond just campaign work

  • Expert proficiency in Photoshop and InDesign, and any new and emerging design-specific software

  • Excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills for effective communication to clients, internal staff and management

  • Expert production experience

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $74,764 - $170,100 and information on benefits offered is here.



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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


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