Federal - Business Designer - Fjord

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, DC

We Are:
AccentureFederal Services (AFS), helping our federal clients tackle their toughest challenges while unleashing their fullest potential...and then some. What makes our approach so unique Operating from the nation's capital, we bring together commercial innovation and leading-edge technologies to deliver an integrated and interactive experience that far exceeds expectations. How Our passion meets purpose! Through our diverse culture and inclusive thinking, we embrace our employees' ideas taking them from concept to practical solutions. Not to mention, we sleep well at night knowing our work directly impacts and improves the way the world works. We are inherently a learning organization, staying sharp by providing abundant training and on-going opportunities for development. Are you ready to learn and grow in a career while making a difference.

A vital component of AFS, our Digital Studio consists of 160+ designers, data scientists, creative technologists and thinkers who drive innovation that simplifies government services, making lasting change that builds trust and moves client missions. We are proud that the Studio's design capability is the federal extension of Accenture's Fjord design and innovation practice, with reach back to our 30+ global studios. Check out who we are and what we do at: https://www.accenture.com/us-en/services/us-federal-government/digital-studio

You Are:
A strategic thinker and problem solver, skilled in the team sport of crafting solutions that are smart, simple and lovable. Can you connect with research-driven insights and create good outcomes that put people, their needs and experiential barriers at the heart Can you operate with empathy for the people affected by your work How about the clients, designers and developers you'll be partnering with If you are passionate about creating the connective fabric that ties our services to the solutions we provide for clients, then this is the job for you.

The Work:
- Design for a variety of projects, ranging from a few weeks to a few months in length, under the guidance of a Design Lead
- Work closely with both external and internal cross-functional teams, including other designers, data scientists, and developers
- Establish people-centric strategies for clients, fusing the practices of design and strategy to structure the business impact of design at a strategic, operational, and organizational level
- Participate in quantitative and qualitative research efforts such as interviews, ethnography, client materials, external literature review, analytics, and other data sources
- Contribute to research synthesis, identifying patterns and trends to guide solutioning
- Co-own business design activities, including conducting comparative analysis, defining business objectives and success metrics, and prioritizing design concepts for implementation
- Collaborate with team members to plan and facilitate design thinking workshops with stakeholders
- Articulate and defend design decisions when presenting to clients

Here's what you need:
- 3 years plus of experience delivering design solutions for clients, including alignment to business objectives and implementation plans

- Bachelor's Degree

As required by theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is $88,100 - $123,399 and information on benefits offered is here.

What We Believe

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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

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