1+ months

Federal - Sr. Visual Designer - Fjord

Arlington, VA 22212


Organization: Accenture Federal Services


Location: Arlington, VA/Washington, DC




Great outcomes are everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time. So you can change how people work and live.





As a designer and illustrator, you know what it takes to communicate a message through visual language. If you are passionate about creating the connective fabric that ties our services to the solutions we provide for clients, wed like to meet you.





Key Responsibilities:



+ Support conceptual thinking to create world-class
digital services across multiple platforms, smartly bringing together
user needs, business goals and technical realities


+ Contribute to sound UX concepts, including the
definition of customer needs, task analysis, and the creation of personas,
storyboards, scenarios, user flows and use cases


+ Create digital brand and identity assets as required by
the project


+ Translate concepts into designs that illustrate
simplicity despite system complexity


+ Contribute to 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
prototypes for our implementation partners


+ Contribute to the communication of 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


+ This role works on-site with dedicated client studio
team 4 days/week, in DC Fjord studio 1 day/week



Other
Requirements:






+ Seek out opportunities for self-development


+ 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


+ Effectively manage administration such as time
reporting, expense submission etc.









Skills &
Qualifications:



+ At least 5 plus years of relevant industry experience


+ 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 Sketch, inVision, Mural, JIRA/Confluence


+ Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and
concepts (e.g. storytelling, storyboards, mood boards, prototypes, etc.)


+ Excellent visual,
written and verbal communication skills


+ Solid foundation in
typography, layout & design


+ Firm grasp of the Adobe
Creative Suite (particularly XD, Photoshop & Illustrator)


+ Firm grasp of the Sketch
App & InVision


+ Solid understanding of
the product development lifecycle from concept to production


+ A strong understanding
of user experience and product design


+ Ability to initiate and
drive projects to completion with minimal guidance


+ Eye for detail and hyper-organized


+ Able to work on-site with dedicated client studio team (in Rosslyn) 4 days/week, in DC Fjord studio 1 day/week






Preferred Skills:



+ Knowledge of web based technologies and mobile
operating systems and platforms and their impact on the feasibility
of design solutions


+ Demonstrable skills in illustration, photography, or diagrammatic
expertise and iconography


+ Knowledge of mobile, tablet and desktop platforms


+ 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


+ Sketch & Adobe XD


+ Agile (formal training
or certification)


+ Basic coding (HTML, CSS,
JS) knowledge is a plus



An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.



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



Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.



Accenture is a federal contractor, 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.


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Posted: 2019-12-16 Expires: 2020-04-08

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