Fjord Paris

Visual Designer – Fjord Paris

At Fjord, Visual designers work collaboratively as a key part of our UX team to identify specific user/client needs and engage in ideating/evaluating initial concepts. The role of a visual designer is to approach project challenges with a focus on interpreting/developing the client’s brand whilst also communicating our clients’ message in an engaging and creative way.

The Visual Designer is responsible for supporting for the conceptual development, direction and delivery of visual design. They possess solid visual design skills with a have a developing sense of graphic, web and screen design, and a good level of understanding of visual solutions for smaller portable screens. They contribute to and own the visual design aspect of projects and pitches and have an appreciation of interaction design.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop the Visual Interface Design through personas, storyboards, scenarios, mood boards, iconography, photography and illustrations
  • Produce animation/motion solutions and demos
  • Give data meaning through information visualization
  • Create light weighed style guides and brand guidelines to supplement prototypes for our implementation partners
  • Develop the digital brand and identity strategy for our customers
  • Apply conceptual thinking to create worldclass digital services across multiple platforms, smartly bringing together user needs, business goals and technical realities
  • Develop sound UX concepts, including the definition of customer needs, task analysis, and the creation of personas, storyboards, scenarios, user flows and use cases.
  • Translate concepts into designs that illustrate simplicity despite system complexity
  • Create instant tangibility for the Fjord team and the client through storytelling and rapid prototyping methods, ranging from paper sketching to digital prototyping
  • Vocalize opinions and ideas to clients and the project team
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented
  • Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, project management, business and brand strategists, and hardware and software developers

 

Required Background and Skills:

  • 6+ years experience working in user interface design with consumer applications, preferably mobile devices, rich web apps/site, responsive web design, interactive TV within the media, telecommunications and broadband industries
  • Significant overseas experience either studying or working in design, outside your home country
  • Fluent written and verbal French and English
  • Demonstrable skills in illustration, photography, or diagrammatic expertise and iconography are an advantage
  • 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
  • A strategic perspective on the variety of work that we do. Many of our projects involve strategic thinking based upon the insights gathered from the field. Thus, business, brand, and/or strategic experience are desirable
  • A natural skill to engage with people at a deep level. Whether observing or interviewing customers, or working with fellow team members and clients, a service designer should be passionate about representing the human perspective in design and should have skills in bringing this passion to life for the team
  • Be a storyteller – A critical element of all our roles is to deliver insights about people and behavior – verbally and visually – in a way that generates empathy, emotion, and engagement from the client and design team
  • Experience with driving and applying user-centred 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, Sketch, Illustrator and Invision
    Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storytelling, storyboards, mood boards, prototypes, etc.)
  • Knowledge of web based technologies and mobile operating systems and platforms and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions, for example HTML 5, CSS, JS frameworks, Bootstrap, responsive, iOS, Android, Windows7/8 and various other technologies are a plus
  • Masters degree in a design-related discipline, or relevant industry experience
  • Strong online portfolio available for viewing

 

Other Requirements:

  • Works collaboratively and curiously
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for their work
  • Responds professionally to feedback and is able to admit mistakes quickly
  • A self-starter who identifies opportunities and potential problems – addressing them effectively and efficiently
  • Professional, flexible, and able to succeed in a rapidly changing environment
  • Strong organizational, time management skills
  • Able to communicate in a clear, consistent, and transparent manner
  • Passionate and enthusiastic about excellence and attention to detail
  • Seeks out opportunities for self-development and continuing education
  • Develops and maintains open honest and trusting relationships
  • Goes above and beyond prescribed duties as and when required
  • A willingness to travel overseas

How to apply

Please send your CV via email to fjord.paris.recruitment@accenture.com.  Include the position title you are applying for in the subject line.  Also, in the body of your email please be sure to include your name, email address, contact phone number and attach your CV and cover letter.

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