Design
Chicago

Sr. Experience Designer - Accessibility

What will you be doing?

Experience Designers are responsible for the design of digitally enabled products and services. You will use your broad skillset across the service, interaction, and visual design domains to craft holistic design solutions, from early-stage idea generation through detailed design of product service features and user stories in a digital product.

As a Senior Experience Designer - Accessibility, you produce high fidelity experience deliverables, across user experience and visual design and overs. You plan, prioritize, and deliver design tasks in collaboration with cross-functional teams.

Your fellow team members will rely on you to:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Ensure accessibility knowledge transfer through activities such as training sessions, documentation, and educational materials that empower the team with the skills needed to maintain high accessibility standards (~70% of your time)

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Identify and establish best practice patterns in accessibility, creating benchmarks for product design that are inclusive from the ground up

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Lead by example, performing hands-on design work when needed that demonstrates how accessible design not only benefits users with disabilities but enhances the user experience for all

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Conduct thorough analyses to identify gaps in our current design practices and spearheading initiatives to bridge these with innovative solutions

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Develop accessible system-level design patterns that serve as the cornerstone for product teams, integrated with Design Language Systems

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Collaborate with strategy and technology leads to integrate accessibility into the DNA of our digital products, ensuring that every feature is approachable, understandable, and usable for everyone

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Cultivate an environment of shared learning, where progress and iterations are welcomed and open discussions on design challenges are the norm

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Build and maintain relationships with all levels of the design, product, and engineering teams to foster a culture of inclusive design thinking and ensure that accessibility considerations are an integral part of our design philosophy

In this role, you will:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Act as an advocate for accessibility within the design community, both internally and externally, to promote awareness and adoption of best practices

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Understand goals, business requirements and constraints, market opportunities and user needs to help define opportunity areas and experience requirements

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Plan, conduct, and synthesize research, testing and prototyping with users and SMEs

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Design wireframes, screens, and prototypes to illustrate product behavior along defined use cases

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Map existing and future experiences, both front and backstage users who are involved, through journey maps, blueprints, and ecosystem maps

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Together with cross-disciplinary teams, create digital product experiences that push the bar for the current and future customer and user experience

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Help define new product/service value propositions and influence roadmaps

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Craft compelling narratives that bridge user aspirations with business objectives

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Design wireframes, screens, and prototypes to illustrate product behavior along defined use cases

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Document product/service requirements and guidelines for following stages of implementation

We want you to have:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 8+聽years of professional experience聽in experience/interaction design (although you might have had a different job title, like 鈥淯X designer鈥), and a robust practical and theoretical grounding in experience design through your studies

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Ability to work onsite at company headquarters in Chicago three days per week

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Familiarity with articulating and incorporating accessibility standards and guidelines into design documents and specifications

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 A passion for understanding customer and user needs, as well as experience working with UX researchers and conducting UX research

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Exemplary core design skills, demonstrated in your portfolio of recent work

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 A love of learning new things and growing your skills by diving in head-first to the task at hand

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Excellent presentation skills, with a strong ability to clearly explain your work to others

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Experience collaborating in cross-functional teams

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 A deep knowledge of and expertise using design and prototyping tools (such as Figma) and design language systems

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Affinity for frog鈥檚 values, and a passion for creating products that meet peoples鈥 functional and emotional needs

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Experience working in an agile product delivery environment

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Business level ability to conduct business in English

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Penchant to nerd-out on design and emerging trends

It would be a bonus if you had:

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Education background or experience in OT, Office of Accommodations with a focus on assistive technology, or a heavy background in assistive technology

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Experience working in a variety of organizations (start-up, corporate, agency/consultancy)

路聽聽聽聽聽聽 Academic, professional, or life experience from outside the design field that enriches your perspective as a designer

Life at Capgemini

Capgemini supports all aspects of your well-being throughout the changing stages of your life and career. For eligible employees, we offer:

  • Flexible work
  • Healthcare including dental, vision, mental health, and well-being programs
  • Financial well-being programs such as 401(k) and Employee Share Ownership Plan
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Family building benefits like adoption assistance, surrogacy, and cryopreservation
  • Social well-being benefits like subsidized back-up child/elder care and tutoring
  • Mentoring, coaching and learning programs
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Disaster Relief

About frog, apart of Capgemini Invent

frog is a leading global creative consultancy, part of Capgemini Invent

We challenge the status quo to craft and build transformative human experiences that win hearts and move markets.

Partnering with passionate leaders and visionary entrepreneurs, we apply creativity, strategy, design and data to re-invent businesses, drive growth and orchestrate customer centric transformation.

Together we strive to shape a regenerative future that is both sustainable and inclusive for businesses, people and planet.

www.frogdesign.com

Disclaimer

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.

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