Fjord New York

Senior Visual Designer

Thanks to a unique partnership with Accenture Interactive, we’re able to do work that changes the world and Fjord is always looking for kindred spirits. Digital is no longer the centerpiece of brand experience; the emphasis is shifting onto how best to use it as an invisible enabler of physical and sensory experiences. As interactions with users evolve from periodic engagements via a screen to consistent, connected experiences, organizations must create new services that are deeply integrated in the physical world.

 

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.

 

At Fjord, visual design is the heartbeat of our design practice. Our designers identify user needs, interpret client challenges, and develop concepts that unify our products and services. Visual designers work collaboratively with UX and Content Design teams, absorbing the project’s needs, creating concepts, and evolving the client’s brand in an engaging way.

 

As Senior Visual Designer, you’ll define concepts, establish strategies, and manage the delivery of visual design artifacts at the account level.

 

Unleash the Fjordian inside because you are…

  • Naturally engaging people at a deep level whether observing or interviewing customers, working with fellow team members, clients and channeling the inner creative
  • A visual and verbal storyteller, delivering insights about people and behavior in a way that generates empathy, emotion, and engagement from the client and design team
  • Comfortable with ambiguity in a fluid organization
  • Ready to collaborate on products and services that change the way our clients do business creating service at scale
  • Passionate about creating experiences that fuse physical and digital through research, analytics, design and delivery

 

Role Description

A professional in this position, at this level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Ensure our work communicates clearly, is on brand, and delights users.
  • Master Visual Design as a discipline and a practice.
  • Explain, discuss, and justify design decisions eloquently. Give effective feedback and direction to other team members.
  • Lead the definition and creation of flexible, coherent design systems and component libraries.
  • Attend and give feedback in interviews for prospective candidates.
  • Present creative concepts and designs and communicate rationale to the team.
  • Understand brand strategy and the organizational/political dynamics of assigned brands, including the critical processes that drive them and the key players involved. Translate or extend the brand identity system to digital touchpoints.
  • Support the role of the Creative Strategic Lead in client relationships, as appropriate and assigned.
  • Attend and help plan studio and community events, workshops, and conferences as a Fjord ambassador.

 

Basic Qualifications

These are the minimum requirements for an aspirant to be considered for the position applying to:

  • 5+ years of working and conceptual knowledge of cross platform design -all touch points within the service experience: Mobile/Tablet; Web – responsive and mobile friendly; Kiosk – touchscreens/display screens that can be interactive or static
  • 3+ years of experience in standard design and presentation applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Keynote, Sketch, InVision
  • Candidate must possess a digital design portfolio
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in a related field.
  • Ability to learn new software quickly; experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision, Axure, Confluence, or JIRA is a plus.
  • Knowledge of and experience with applying user-centered design processes.
  • Understanding of areas of specialization within the greater design landscape, including but not limited to Design Research, Visual Design, and Content Design.
  • Ability to create experience maps, user journeys and service blueprints, interaction models, flows, and wireframes.
  • Familiarity with rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototypes.

 

 

 

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