O ur global Innovation Network partner s with clients to inspire bold ideas, define new futures and build them into being , all the way f rom whiteboard to scale. We are seeking a self-motivated creative problem solver with amazing interpersonal skills to design and lead client experiences across our network of Midwest Innovation Hub s .
The Experience Lead will collaborate with the Innovation Hub team throughout the entire project lifecycle, including ideation, budgeting, creative direction and execution, as well as any day-of coordination for both physical and virtual events. You will have the opportunity to c ollaborat e with multi-disciplinary teams at the intersection of strategy, innovation, design, and technology to create meaningful experiences for our clients and internal teams to ensure we present Accenture as a leading innovation partner through world-class innovation sessions and events .
You have a passion for inventing new interactive experiences that tell real human stories. You have impeccable taste and high standards for the planning and execution of a wide variety of digital and physical experiences, including innovation workshops, executive off-sites, immersive technology demonstrations, and internal company events.
K ey R esponsibilities
- Shape the vision and direct the execution of creative teams across multiple disciplines (video, graphic design , UX, creative technology)
- C onceptualize , program manage , and coordinate the delivery of virtual and in-person experiences that are extremely well produced and memorable for clients and partners
- P artner with Client Account Leads to understand client needs and preferences in order to design tailored experiences
- Own the design and configuration of physical space (e.g., re imagining spatial setup, ordering custom items, creating custom exhibits and signage) to support the desired flow/function of event s
- Identify premium dining, transportation, and lodging experience s and coordinate/negotiate with vendors to set experience expectations
- Research experience trends in the executive education , catering , and the innovation/technology conference space and make recommendations for creative initiatives
- B rief client account and Hub operations teams on key experience details and walk through the client journey to ensureseamless experience
- Day-of event liaison, ensuring that all details of in-person event s are running smoothly
- Lead post-engagement debrief s , share, learnings and implement improvements
- Experience leading and mentoring creative teams to reach their fullest and highest potential
- C-suite communicator (verbal and written) with strong client presence
- Understanding of spa tial design and the connection between space and experience
- Experience with events or marketing activations (event design, service delivery, hospitality with operations focus )
- Strong creative mind with ability to design and build tailored creative assets, translating input from various sources (e.g., client, account team, Hub Lead, etc.)
- Great relationship builder ( across organization , client s , and 3 rd party vendors )
- Comfortability leading remote and co-located project teams
- Ability to set high expectations with 3 rd parties and negotiate effectively to ensure end-to-end delivery
- Adept at managing multiple projects / workstreams simultaneously and comfortable with ambiguity
- Highly organized and reliable self-starter and project manager able to adhere to and meet tight timelines
- Conflict management skills with ability to work under pressure
- Other relevant characteristics include : intellectual curiosity and a passion for contributing to a creative, inclusive environment while ensuring quality in everything you do
- 8-10 years of experience in a design-related field
- Experience in Travel, Hospitality/Event Planning and/or Immersive Experience Planning
- History of managing multiple projects and budgets simultaneously
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