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Innovation - Lead UX Designer

Company name
Grant Thornton LLP.

Location
New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
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Posted on
Jan 08,2019

Valid Through
Apr 23,2019

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Innovation - Lead UX Designer','042601','!*!JOB

DESCRIPTION:   We

are looking for a forward-thinking User

Experience Designer to join

the Innovation Design Team within Grant Thornton’s enterprise innovation

initiative. In this important role, you will work directly with Innovation

Managers, to conduct ethnographic research, employ design and system thinking,

ideate, develop prototypes and innovation facsimiles, and test innovation ideas.

Through prototyping and related activities, you will build, measure, learn, pivot,

and refine the team’s understanding of client and end-user needs and

requirements, and provide user-centered designs that articulate innovation

requirements to innovation architects and development teams.  This role will also work closely with the

Innovation Leadership Team to help create our Target Client Personas, which

will aid the broader Innovation Strategy at Grant Thornton. RESPONSIBILITIES: ·        

Conduct

research to understand how users interact with innovation solution through

methods like interviewing, observation, and testing.·        

Provide

interaction and interface design expertise to make digital innovations simple,

user-friendly, beautiful, and functionally useful.·        

Create

interactive prototypes to test innovation designs and ideas with users,

clients, and service line and market teams across Grant Thornton. Iterate and

evolve your innovation concepts into viable, useful digital products that can

be productively used to deliver business value.·        

Develop

prototypes and solution facsimiles that that are used to understand customer

needs, validate customer requirements, and inspire client interests in

candidate solutions.·        

Develop

solution prototypes and facsimiles that are used to demonstrate solutions to prospective

customers, garner insights about user experience preferences.·        

Develop

solution prototypes and facsimiles that provide user-centered designs that

articulate solution requirements and inform solution architecture and

development activities.·        

Develop

solution prototypes and facsimiles that can be used to demonstrate candidate

solutions to clients, solicit feedback, and quickly understand where solution

pivots are needed.·        

Work

with Innovation Managers to facilitate innovation solution workshops, focus

groups, and design sessions with internal constituents and external clients.

·        

Work

with Innovation Architects to develop user-centered design and specification

documents that can be used to define innovation solution requirements and

engage third-party solution developers.','!*!SKILLS AND

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

·        

‪5

years of user-centered design, user-experience design, and/or user interface design.

·        

Formal

user-centered design, user-experience design, and/or user interface design

training from reputable institution that provides specialization in these

competencies.

·        

Direct,

hands on experience and proficiency with Adobe XD, or similar.

·        

Outstanding

communication and facilitation skills; the ability to garner feedback from a

variety of stakeholders across different levels and types of expertise.

·        

Ability

to effectively execute job duties in a collaborative manner and with sound

judgement, pragmatism, and a bias toward results.

·        

‪Intellectually

curious and able to effectively execute job duties in a collaborative manner.

·        

‪High-impact

player supporting multiple innovation initiatives and ideation campaigns.

·        

Outstanding

communication skills and the ability to integrate with client facing teams to

support and enable successful delivery or engagements

·        

Must

have excellent oral and written communication skills - Ability to communicate

difficult subject matter in a clear and concise fashion.

·        

Ability

to effectively execute job duties in a collaborative manner and with sound

judgement, pragmatism, and a bias toward results.

 

‪Some intangibles

we're looking for in you:

 

·        

‪You

have experience with workshop facilitation across a variety of industries

·        

You

are intellectually curious and prefer to work in collaborative teams

·        

You

have a willingness and desire to put the client first

·        

‪You

have a bias toward action, you try things, and sometimes you fail

 

 

BENEFITS:

Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and

offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a

complete list of benefits please visit http://www.gt.com/.

 

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant

Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one

of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory

firms. Grant Thornton has revenue in excess of $1.56 billion and operates 58

offices across the United States with more than 565 partners and 8,000

employees

 

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately

held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and

religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial

products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology.

Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth

holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission

fulfillment or innovation.

 

It is Grant Thornton’s policy to promote equal employment opportunities.

All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring,

training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without

regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital

status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran

status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,

state or local law.','US-New York-New York','757 3rd Avenue #9','','New York','10017','Innovation - Lead UX Designer

Company info

Grant Thornton LLP.
Website : http://www.grantthornton.com/

Company Profile
The people in the independent firms of Grant Thornton International Ltd provide personalized attention and the highest quality service to public and private clients in more than 100 countries. Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the six global audit, tax and advisory organizations. Grant Thornton International Ltd and its member firms are not a worldwide partnership, as each member firm is a separate and distinct legal entity.

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