EY GDS :
EY Global Delivery Services means 29.500 specialists providing globally IT, HR, finance, project management and strategic business services to EY member firms.
In addition we deliver support and solutions to clients from all over the world.
EY Technology :
Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently.
We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day.
Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients.
Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.
The Experience Design Group (XD) empowers EY Assurance staff and clients by designing intuitive, efficient applications and solutions that simplify and streamline their work.
The Group is divided into Strategy, Creative, and Technology disciplines. We works closely with leadership and stakeholders to align with business goals and strategy.
We are advocates of user-centered and data-driven design.
The Strategy team focuses on the initial phases of the design process, including product strategy and innovation, user research and discovery, metrics, analysis and insights, and conceptual and low-fidelity design.
Lead Experience Strategists call upon their applied experience and a rich toolkit of skills and techniques to understand user needs and business context and translate those into innovative conceptual designs.
They also collaborate with XD Group leadership to define our strategy and processes, and serve as mentors for the team.
The XD team is in an exciting phase of its growth, with an opportunity to heavily influence the future direction of Design across the organization.
An essential part of this role will be partnering with XD team leaders and others to define, establish, and promote this new direction.
We have support from key leaders and strong partners across the Development organization.
Essential Functions of the Job :
Collaborate with XD team leads, stakeholders, and others to define and implement rational, effective, and efficient design proceisses, methods, and best practices
Serve as senior research and design practicioner, leading activities that span product strategy, user research and discovery, data analysis and insights, conceptual design, information architecture and navigation, and high-level user interface design
Lead design thinking, product strategy, and innovation workshops
Contribute to XD Group planning, strategy, and promotion
Communicate design decisions and rationale with clarity and authority
Ensure timeliness, quality and success of Strategy team deliverables and engagements
Awareness and application of latest best practices, tools and trends
Serve as mentor to other team members
Promote good design and serve as design advocate and ambassador
Knowledge and Skills Requirements :
Minimum of 7 years applied experience in user-centered design for complex products or services. Portfolio to demonstrate relevant experience required.
Applied experience and working proficiency in at least one area of user research or discovery. Example relevant experience includes usability testing (remote and in-
person), survey design, ethnography, metrics, personas, and journey maps.
Highly skilled in information architecture, mental models, and conceptual design
Ability to translate conceptual design into low-fidelity UI wireframes and prototypes
Experience designing and delivering innovative solutions for complex systems and domains
Familiarity with latest design tools such as Axure, Invision, Mural and Sketch
Experience applying design best practices, standards, and processes
Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and teaming skills
Organized and detail-oriented
Demonstrated expertise in written and verbal communication
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience
Other Requirements :
Enterprise product strategy and design
Experience collaborating with peers in design teams
What working at EY GDS offers?
In EY GDS you can count on stable employment and upgrading your career. You will meet people and gain important knowledge and insights that will stay with you throughout your professional life.