Accenture Visual Design Specialist in Chicago, Illinois
Title: Visual Design Specialist Location: USA-Midwest Job Number: 00580444
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 – Interactive, Mobility and Analytics. Accenture Interactive helps the world’s leading brands delight their customers and deliver superior business performance and customer experiences. As part of Accenture Interactive Delivery, you’ll balance art and science to create award-winning digital experiences for today’s connected consumers through integrated and dynamic solutions that incorporate strategy, marketing, creative and technology.
There will never be a typical day at Accenture Interactive, but that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference while working on exciting client initiatives are limitless in this ever-changing space. Accenture Interactive is looking for experienced designers that know what it takes to deliver creative ideas, designs and deliverables for a responsive design ecommerce build. Here’s a snapshot of your responsibilities:
Apply design thinking to create world-class digital experiences across multiple platforms and channels, by bringing together user needs, business goals and technical realities
Develop the digital brand and identity strategy for our customers
Translate concepts into designs that illustrate simplicity despite system complexity
Create instant tangibility for the team and the client through storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototyping
Develop the Visual Interface Design through personas, storyboards, scenarios, mood boards, iconography, photography and illustrations
Give data meaning through information visualization
Create style guides and brand guidelines to supplement design comps for our implementation partners
Work directly with customers, peers and creative leads to design end-to-end experiences using participatory and iterative design techniques including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of qualitative and quantitative research to uncover insights, learn about user behavior and verify design concepts
Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually
Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented
Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, program management, business and brand strategists, and hardware and software developers
Collaborate effectively with remote and onsite team members, including designers, researchers, engineering, product management, marketing and others.
Participate in and contribute to Project Debriefs, project templates and design POV’s.
Play an active role in client meetings.
Vocalize opinions and ideas to clients and the project team.
Continually strive to exceed client expectations.
When necessary, manage work streams directly with clients.
Open-minded and willingness to work with and learn from people from different disciplines.
Seek out opportunities for self-development.
Effectively manage administration such as time reporting, expense submission etc.
Engage with and work within changing multi-disciplinary teams.
Develop and maintain open honest and trusting relationships.
Continually strive to exceed client expectations.
Communicate in a clear, consistent and transparent manner.
Adhere to procedures relating to the proper use and care of equipment & materials provided.
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Strong attention to detail
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Ability to take complex solutions and make them simple to explain and digest
YOUR ROLE: Visual Designer
YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications
Minimum 5 years’ experience working in user interface visual design with consumer applications, and web sites, preferably around responsive design and mobile first applications.
2 years Ability to give design direction to other designers and lead design teams..
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills
Experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management and user research.
Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch and Axure.
Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storytelling, mood boards, design comps, design directions, animations, etc)
Knowledge of web based technologies and mobile operating systems and platforms and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions, including browser and OS considerations.
Demonstrable skills in illustration, or diagrammatic expertise and iconography are an advantage.
Knowledge of designing for mobile, tablet and desktop platforms is an advantage.
Good task management skills and the ability to brief and on-board other Designers.
Ability to articulate and justify ideas and design solutions to clients.
Ability to work independently and identify and solve problems effectively and efficiently.
Willingness to travel, working with onsite teams.
WHERE YOU LIVE: Midwest
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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