Accenture

User Experience Design Specialist

Company:
Accenture
Location:
🇬🇧
London, England
Posted on:
November 16, 2021

Career Level: Consultant

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

“Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us.” – Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Today's consumers expect seamless interactions and personalized Experiences. These are mere table stakes. The best Experiences are those that sit at the intersection of purpose and innovation to create human good. Accenture Interactive is a new kind of partner for a new kind of client. We are designed from the ground up to empower clients to own Experience from start to finish. We believe that a great idea can transform an Experience, and a great Experience can transform lives. We are committed to helping design, build and run Experiences that make peoples’ lives better, more productive and more meaningful.

You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways

If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you. As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

In our team you will learn:

How to shape our clients’ products and services using insight-driven design thinking, to bring value, desirability and usability, into realisation

  • How we co-create with clients across industries and disciplines, to understand their users' goals, needs and existing pain-points, while advising, collaborating and designing best in-class experiences that balance the complexity of business, technical and accessibility requirements
  • How we incorporate best in class User Experience design, research and execution methodologies across the delivery lifecycle.
  • As a User Experience Designer, you will:

  • Apply conceptual thinking to create world-class digital services and UX concepts across multiple platforms by bringing together business goals, user requirements and aligning them with technical possibilities and limitations
  • Design user experience concepts ranging from low fidelity concepts to high fidelity interactive mock-ups
  • Use rapid prototyping methods – ranging from paper to digital prototyping, to quickly and instantly communicate ideas with client and project teams
  • Support product definition and specification activities and create style and design guides as part of the process to aid the project delivery team
  • Work closely with development teams while participating as a key member in diverse delivery teams that include business analysts, program and project managers, product owners, client team members, domain experts, software developers and other designers.
  • We are looking for experience in the following skills:

  • Experience in planning, designing and delivering user centred design projects, user research activities and user interface designs across channels (e.g. web, mobile, tablets and other custom applications)
  • Experience applying user centred design processes while working in multidisciplinary delivery teams including customers, the client, business analysts and software developers
  • Experience planning and running client workshops
  • A sound understanding of the design thinking process and its applicability in the software/product development lifecycle
  • Experience creating User Interface designs using tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, InVision, Figma, Photoshop and Illustrator amongst others
  • Ability to communicate ideas through storyboards, wireframes and interactive prototypes
  • Understand project management methods including waterfall and Agile and the role of UX in these environments.
  • Have a basic understanding of capabilities and limitations of various mobile operating systems such as iOS and Android
  • A track record of having demonstrated the above skills, for either internal or external clients is a must
  • Set yourself apart:

  • Knowledge of web-based technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions, including the capabilities and limitations of technologies such as Java, CSS, HTML5 etc.
  • Mastery of design systems
  • Experience designing with accessibility in mind using industry standard guidelines such as WCAG
  • Experience leading small or large teams of junior UX designers, planning and managing UX engagements and budgets
  • Experience designing user experience concepts for wearables, IoT, augmented reality and virtual reality (XR), voice design and other innovations
  • What’s in it for you

    At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days of vacation per year, access to app based fitness classes and discounts on range of gyms, private medical insurance and three days leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

    Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role to deliver the first-class services we are known for.

    About Accenture

    Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 537,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

    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, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

    Closing Date for Applications 07/09/2021

    Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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