Accenture UX/UI Specialist in Boston, Massachusetts
Title: UX/UI Specialist Location: USA-Northeast Job Number: 00493907
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Boomerang brings digital transformation to the life sciences industry through insight-backed creative solutions that enhance engagement with key target audiences and a focus on delivering measurable business value for our clients. Boomerang, as of December 2015, is now part of Accenture Consulting.
People in our Client Delivery & Operations career track drive delivery and capability excellence through the design, development and/or delivery of a solution, service, capability or offering. They grow into delivery-focused roles, and can progress within their current role, laterally or upward.
To support our creative department handling a growing number of projects and ensure the positioning of Boomerang as a creative leader in our sector, the Creative Services team is looking for a UX designer. As a User Experience / User Interface designer, you will be instrumental in shaping the future of health management for the general public and healthcare professionals & payers. This will involve conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating those results and insights into sitemaps, wireframes and prototypes. You will also design the overall functionality of the product and iterate upon it to ensure a great user experience.
UX/UI Specialist Responsibilities :
Analyze the needs of the target users and how they perform tasks in order to create an optimized user experience.
Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
Facilitate your client’s product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping and mocking up user experiences for digital products.
Collaborate and engage with project stakeholders during co-creation sessions and workshops.
Integrate with the on-site project team to provide guidance and direction regarding user experience aspects of the final solution.
Design, document and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys and mockups, ensuring optimization for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
Make strategic designs and user experience decisions related to core as well as new functions and features.
Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
Proactively manage escalations in a smooth, timely and professional manner in addition to providing recommendations and rationale.
Champion new ideas and drive user-centered process and outcomes.
A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems.
Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals.
Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.
Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor.
May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture.
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance.
Decisions often impact the team in which they reside.
Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
Minimum 4 years of experience in user experience/interaction design
Ability to travel up to 40%
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / Visual Arts or equivalent
Prior experience working in an agency environment
An overall understanding of web production and the capabilities within digital channels is essential
Mastery of Adobe Creative Suite
Expertise in UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq
Professional Skill Requirements
Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Ability to explain rationale behind decision
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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
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