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Senior Product Designer at Accenture


  • R Undisclosed
  • Permanent Intermediate position
  • Midrand
  • Posted 04 Jun 2024 by Accenture
  • Expires in 21 days
  • Job 2562653 - Ref R00193195_en

About the position

Are you ready to be part of a transformational journey that will reshape the digital landscape of Africa? A leading Pan-African telecommunications company is launching a groundbreaking Software Engineering Centre of Excellence (COE); dedicated to building future-focused digital products designed to empower and revolutionize the continent. This is your opportunity to join an innovative team within an inclusive workplace culture, enhance your skills, and advance your career at the forefront of technological advancement as we accelerate towards a brighter, more connected future for Africa

We are now looking for a Product Designer to join the team. This role calls for a versatile individual proficient in both UX and UI, dedicated to delivering value for businesses and their customers. The position requires foresight to create sustainable solutions that can be tested, validated, and integrated into the daily lives of millions across Africa. Throughout your work, you'll consistently evaluate the designed experience and ensure a high level of craftmanship. You will have the chance to work across a broad range of projects that enable the business to scale, bring new products to market, and captivate customers through impactful digital experiences.

Daily activities include:


• Requirements elicitation

• Behavioural data analysis

• User surveys and interviews

• Persona's and mental models

• Empathy maps

• Current product analysis

• Competitor product analysis

• Best practice analysis

• User testing and feature validation


• Solutioning workshops

• Feature listing and prioritization

• UX definition and principles

• Browsing flows

• Low-medium fidelity wireframing

• Functional prototyping

• Accessibility implementation guidelines

• User stories and product roadmap contribution


• Look and feel establishment

• Graphic user interface design

• Accessibility implementation and testing

• Micro-copy and UX writing

• Multi-device design and rollout

• Design system utilisation and extension

• Micro-interactions and motion prototyping


• Annotated design specifications

• Visual asset preparation

• Development implementation review

• Product experience testing

• Content quality assurance checks

• Design system governance support


Skills & experience are we looking for includes:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Strong portfolio showcasing product and platform design work
  • Proficient in utilising prototyping software, including Figma and the Adobe Suite
  • Good understanding of branding, marketing, data, media, social UI, UX, business analysis, and technology trends
  • Able to create scalable component libraries
  • Good understanding of development processes and agile methodologies
  • Keen eye for design with meticulous attention to detail
  • Able to articulate and rally support for design decisions
  • Skilled in working collaboratively with both internal and external client teams.
  • Initiative-driven with a self-leadership approach
  • Positive attitude with a strong sense of empathy
  • Deadline-oriented with exceptional organizational skills
  • Strong team player fostering positive and respectful collaboration
  • Willingness to embrace challenges while excelling within high-pressure scenarios

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world's leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance public services-creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 738,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world's leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability.

We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes through our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at [URL Removed]

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