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User Experience Designer

Accenture, NY - New York, USA

Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.


Accenture Digital  
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.    
  
MXM 
MXM is now part of Accenture Interactive!  This collaboration deepens our end-to-end digital capabilities for clients including creative services, data-led marketing execution, content strategy, content execution and digital marketing.  MXM specializes in delivering excellence through its superior strategy solutions, technological advances, digital creative executions, and superior marketing analytics.  
 
Curiosity and collaboration are at the heart of what we do.  Join our team of creative professionals, technologists and performance marketing professionals solving our clients’ most challenging problems with insight-led digital marketing and content.
 
Job Description  
Our team is looking for a User Experience Designer to join our growing UX team. You should have a solid understanding of the user-centered design process and be capable of steering clients and fellow co-workers towards realizing user-centered design solutions. You will be responsible for leading UX activities on projects, working with clients, and collaborating across disciplines.   
With the variety of projects an agency provides, having an interest in all things digital, a healthy curiosity in what makes users tick, an ability to translate business goals into intuitive digital experiences, and enjoying solving design problems with a bunch of talented people is essential. 
 
YOUR ROLE: User Experience Designer
While there will never be a typical day at MXM Accenture Interactive, we have highlighted a few of your exciting responsibilities.  
  • Be capable of balancing user needs and client objectives. 
  • Solve design problems with Strategy, Creative, Content, and Technology teams. 
  • Translate business goals and project requirements into conceptual frameworks and user flows. 
  • Research, analyze, and share insights around users’ motivations, goals, and behaviors. 
  • Develop information architectures and validate when necessary. 
  • Create design solutions through frameworks, wireframes, and prototypes. 
  • Validate concepts through usability testing - experience designing, conducting, or managing usability testing preferred. 
  • Play an active role within an engaged UX team that seeks to balance professional and personal growth through work, learning, and exploration. 
 
 
 

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications  
  • 3+ years of professional UX or design-related experience. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent training and/ or work experience 
 
SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Skills  
  • A background in UX strategy is helpful. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in a design/ HCI-related field preferred 
  • Advanced skills in Axure and Omnigraffle preferred. 
  • Experience creating standard UCD documentation required: user flows, personas, scenarios, information architectures, and wireframes. 
  • Ability to design, conduct, and/or manage usability testing, card sorting exercises, and user research is necessary. 
  • Ability to design and create prototypes preferred. 
  • Experience designing for multiple form factors a plus. 
  • Experience with content analysis, mapping and CMS systems a plus  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Excellent presentation skills 
  • A sense of humor and a fondness for dogs 
  • Ability to perform well in an open, faced-paced environment 
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously 
 
WHERE YOU LIVE: New York
 
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?  
  
 
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  
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. 
 
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