UX Designer



Accenture Digital

The digital revolution is changing everything, transforming how we work and play. Are you reacting to the disruption each day or are you leading the way as a digital disrupter? Accenture Digital is driving these exciting changes and bringing them to life across 40 industries in more than 120 countries. At the forefront of digital, you'll create it, own it and make it a reality for clients looking to better serve their connected customers and operate always-on enterprises. Join us and become an integral part of our experienced digital team with the credibility, expertise and insight clients depend on. Accenture Digital is powered by three practices - Interac tive, Mobility and Analytics.

MXM

MXM is now part of Accenture Interactive! This collaboration deepens our end-to-end digital capabilities for clients including creative services, data-led marketing execution, content strategy, content execution and digital marketing. MXM specializes in delivering excellence through its superior strategy solutions, technological advances, digital creative executions, and superior marketing analytics.

Curiosity and collaboration are at the heart of what we do. Join our team of creative professionals, technologists and performance marketing professionals solving our clients' most challenging problems with insight-led digital marketing and content.

Job Description

MXM Accenture Interactive is looking for a User Experience Designer to join our growing UX/Experience Design team. You should have solid foundations in the user centered design process, and the confidence to collaborate with clients and coworkers to create exceptional digital experiences. In this role you will support UX activities on projects and collaborate on an interdisciplinary design team. You should have an interest in all things digital, a natural curiosity in what makes users tick, and a growing ability to translate business goals into intuitive digital experiences. Above all we are looking for individuals who enjoy solving problems across a broad range of agency engagements.

YOUR ROLE: User Experience Designer

While there will never be a typical day at MXM Accenture Interactive, we have highlighted a few of your exciting responsibilities.

  • As part of a cross-functional, interdisciplinary design team, participate in and contribute to UX activities including audits, user research, research analysis, ideation, sketching, usability testing, collaborative design sessions, workshops, and client presentations.
  • Create client-facing deliverables such as personas, user journeys, information architectures, sitemaps wireframes, prototypes, user research plans, and reports.
  • Articulate design rationale in the context of business and user needs.
  • Support senior UX and Creative team members across a one or more projects at a time; the ability to multitask and stay focused on results is essential
  • Stay informed on new technologies, trends, and developments within the design community and share those findings internally.
  • Research, analyze, and share insights around users' motivations, goals, and behaviors.
  • Contribute towards the creation of design solutions that address user needs and strategic client objectives.
  • As part of an interdisciplinary, cross-functional design team, communicate design decisions through frameworks, wireframes, and prototypes.
  • Validate concepts through usability testing and contribute to the design and execution of user testing scenarios.
  • Engage in our design community to build an ambitious and collaborative culture.


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Qualifications

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years of professional UX or design-related experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in interaction design, human computer interaction or industrial design related field




SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills

  • Degree in interaction design, human-computer interaction, or industrial design preferred. Degree in a related field such as library science, graphic design, cognitive science, psychology, anthropology, computer science, or architecture considered.
  • 3+ years of experience working on responsive web, mobile, or software projects.
  • Experience working on medium to large-sized projects and teams, preferably in an agency environment. Relevant experience working in digital, or specific UX-related training at workshops, boot camps, etc. also considered.
  • Mastery of at least one pillar of UX (research, information architecture, UI, or interaction design), and desire to master other disciplines within the field.
  • Proficient in some of the standard software tools ( Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision, Axure, Confluence, JIRA, etc.)
  • Comfort creating UX artifacts and deliverables for responsive web and mobile apps. Some experience with rapid prototyping, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototypes
  • Familiarity with a full range of UX activities and methodologies including user research, usability testing, information architecture, interaction design, prototyping, and design system
  • Ability to work independently, multitask, and meet deadlines while knowing when to reach out for oversight/advice/mentoring.
  • Capable of clearly articulating UX design approach and rationale to teams and clients. Accepts direction with an open mind. Comfortable giving and receiving critique/feedback/
  • Deeply curious and stays up-to-date on latest digital and design trends.
  • Experience with usability testing a plus
  • Articulate, excellent communication and presenting skills.


WHERE YOU LIVE: New York

OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement
  • You'll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company
  • Access to leading-edge technology
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan


CALL TO ACTION

Now is the time to become a digital disrupter. The opportunity is here-what's stopping you from pursuing it?

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture is 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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.


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