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Fjord Group Director - Atlanta

Atlanta, GA 30309
Title: Fjord Group Director - Atlanta
Location: USA-Southeast
Job Number: 00580025

We are a family of Fjordians. Our living culture and borderless playground provide us with space to thrive, following simple core values that inform everything we do. Be adventurous. Bring a vision. Make an impact. Rely on empathy. Nurture collaboration. Stay transparent. Be bold and generous in all you do.

Thanks to a unique partnership with Accenture, were able to do work that changes the world, and were always looking for kindred spirits.

At Fjord, Design Leadership drives creativity and innovation at all levels. Our Design Leadership invests itself in strengthening the relationships between our teams, our clients, our work, and the people who use our products and services every day.

As Group Director, youll inspire and challenge your studio leadership team and be responsible and accountable for impact and outcomes within your studio. Youll also lead program points of view and liaise with other Group Directors globally to facilitate knowledge sharing and inspiration.

This is your opportunity to evolve integrated design as both a discipline and a practice on a global scale.

**Key Responsibilities:**

**As a team, we:**

+ Lead and inspire design teams and individuals.

+ Provide oversight and lead design activities across client and internal projects.

+ Create opportunities to solve business challenges with design excellence.

**As a Group Director, you:**

+ Rally teams around a purpose and vision, creates the conditions for them to do their jobs effectively and know when to lead and when to serve.

+ Demonstrate the ability to see the business clearly and recognize course of action.

+ Recognize the importance of key metrics and understand the information and management required to achieve and maintain performance metrics.

+ Deeply understand the market and can speak to our clients and the industry about our content, craft, and trends fluently and convincingly.

+ Demonstrate emotional intelligence and embody Fjord values through words and actions.

+ Drive business impact by organizing for growth and bringing great opportunities to great people.

+ Lead points of view, proposal creation, and relationship management across key clients.

+ Oversee the management and overall financial performance of this unit.

+ Proactively interact with Accenture Interactive leadership and relevant client account leads in the identification, negotiation and delivery of all joint opportunities.

+ Create a studio culture that values design quality and outcomes across studio portfolio.

+ Manage at least one key studio account and oversee strategic direction and output of all projects for that account. Establish and lead client and account relationships for successful account growth.

+ Present at conferences as a Fjord ambassador.

**Working together, we will:**

+ Design integrated ecosystems of innovative products and services.

+ Explore and implement new ways for teams to collaborate with each other.

+ Build and strengthen the multidisciplinary skillsets of designers across the region.


**Basic Qualifications:**

+ 15 years of relevant industry experience; demonstrated experience leading a material multidiscipline design practice.

+ Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in a design discipline; a masters degree is preferred.

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Ability to learn newsoftware quickly; experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite,Sketch, InVision, Axure, Confluence, or JIRA is a plus.

+ Knowledge of andcuriosity about technology and its impact on design solutions.

+ Proven history ofmanaging across disciplines to create a powerful, effective, andhigh-performing team.

+ Extensive knowledgeand experience with running and growing a design studio or creativeconsultancy.

+ Excellent leadershipskills, problem resolution abilities, and good judgment.

+ Highly proactivewith exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, high integrity,pragmatism, professionalism, and efficiency.

_Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture._

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

_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._

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