Digital Visual Designer, Human Insights Lab

May 2020

Join The Dock, Accenture’s multidisciplinary research and incubation hub located in the heart of Dublin’s tech quarter. We operate across all stages of the innovation spectrum, with a remit to build the future in real-time. The working environment is open and interactive, facilitating collaboration with colleagues, clients, customers and ecosystem partners. Our experimentation culture combined with a disruptive brief empowers us to break future ground.

We are seeking a Digital Visual Designer to join The Dock’s Human Insights Lab.

About the role

As a Digital Visual Designer in the Human Insights Lab, you will be part of an interdisciplinary research team who supports Accenture and its clients to deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity by provoking our social imagination. Driven by deep expertise in the social sciences, arts and humanities, our main research focus areas are ‘Thriving in a Sustainable World’ and ‘Trustworthy Technology’. We are an agile and people-centred team with a commitment to research excellence, critical thinking and creativity.

We are searching for someone special; a creative visual thinker with an exacting eye for detail, an innate ability to understand ambiguous complex challenges and bring concepts to life through visual channels. This is a new and growing discipline within our innovation capability that is pivotal in delivering impactful experiences to disrupt client thinking on their key strategic challenges. You’ll need a passion for creative work that makes a difference – partnering with world-class researchers to create a shared vision.

Key responsibilities:

+ Work as part of our growing creative team to bring our research to life across multiple formats, touchpoints and interactions..

+ Bring content to life through design by creating interactive presentations, websites, short videos or exploring other formats.

+ Attend meetings with Engagement Leads and Researchers to understand the context of the research.

+ Comfortable briefing and directing other motion designers and working with web developers.

+ Manage expectations of key stakeholders and work to tight deadlines.

Skills & Experience:

+ 2-4 years of experience in designing visual concepts that generates empathy, emotion, and engagement.

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Digital Design, Visual Communications or similar.

+ Advanced knowledge of creative software packages including Adobe Creative Suite – in particular Illustrator, InDesign, XD, Premiere Pro or other alternatives.

+ Track record of prioritizing and reviewing own deliverables.

+ Detail-oriented, systematic and able to coordinate across multiple sources of input.

+ Good communication skills with the ability to articulate, justify and communicate clearly ideas and design solutions to project team.

+ Must have the ability to deal with stakeholders in a professional and supportive manner.

+ Ability to utilize feedback/direction to generate multiple design explorations.

+ Ability to work fast and meet deadlines with good task and time management skills.

Additional skills that would be good to have:

+ Able to create engaging presentation and familiar working in PowerPoint and Keynote.

+ Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps.

+ Experience with UI/UX design, website development and Wordpress.

+ Experience with physical design experiences such as exhibition spaces and projection mapping.

The right person will be:

+ Someone who loves to create and is eager to keep learning

+ Passionate about creating visual experiences at the highest standards

+ Have a strong portfolio of work that shows their strengths and demonstrates the ability to define and create beautiful look and feel.

+ Be a smart worker and source stock visual elements where appropriate

+ A strong team player who looks for the best ways to support the team and optimize the team’s ways of working.

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com .


Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments.

Working with Accenture in the United States,  you can join ranks with more than 211,000 people in 120 countries and work with clients in nearly every major industry worldwide, including 96 of the Fortune Global 100, more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500 and government agencies around the world. Accenture’s people build careers in different areas of business, specifically Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing, as well as within our internal corporate functions.

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