User Experience Designer - Consultant - Digital Factory

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At Capgemini Invent, we help our clients to embrace innovation and transformation to get the future they want.
 

By combining strategy, technology, data science, and creative design expertise with an inventive mindset, we partner with our clients to innovate and transform their business, helping them navigate today, while plotting a course for the future.

About Capgemini Invent

As the digital innovation, design and transformation brand of the Capgemini Group, Capgemini Invent enables CxOs to envision and shape the future of their businesses. Located in more than 36 offices and 37 creative studios around the world, it comprises a 10,000+ strong team of strategists, data scientists, product and experience designers, brand experts and technologists who develop new digital services, products, experiences and business models for sustainable growth.

Capgemini Invent is an integral part of Capgemini, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong 55-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fueled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2022 global revenues of €22 billion.

Our brand promise “Get The Future You Want” reflects our passion for people and technology and highlights the company’s commitment to inclusion and sustainability.
 

An important aspect of ‘Get the Future You Want’ is to balance hybrid ways of working between your Capgemini office, home, and client location (where applicable). We recognise that it is an imperative to create flexibility so you can enjoy an optimal work-life balance and feel empowered to achieve success. When you come onboard, or before, please discuss this with your manager so you can agree the best ways of working for your role, team, and client.

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An overview of the role

As a User Experience Designer, you will be joining the growing and exciting Digital Factory community who are continually sharing knowledge and expertise. We are all passionate about user centred design, critical thinking, problem solving and designing and building digital services and products. 

Working at Capgemini Invent would give you opportunities to develop and grow, working with major clients in both public and private sector. Our offices are in a variety of locations including London, Manchester and Glasgow. We offer hybrid working, however depending on your project you may have to travel to client locations.  

Why this role?

As an User Experience Designer you will:

  • Use different techniques to identify and understand users and their needs, so that you can translate user stories and propose user-focused, evidence-based design approaches to meet these needs. 
  • Design accessible and impactful products and services for some of our public and private sector clients.  
  • Employ a wide range of skills, interviewing users, creating detailed plans, understanding and extrapolating data, facilitating workshops, presenting research findings and more 
  • Visualise, articulate and solve complex problems and concepts, and make disciplined decisions based on available information and research evidence.  
  • Apply technical knowledge and experience to create or design interactive prototypes, both products and services.  
  • Understand and resolve design-centric disputes across varying levels of complexity and risk.  
  • Lead and guide teams, setting the pace, ensuring teams are delivering.  
  • You can work in a fast-paced, evolving environment and use an iterative method and flexible approach to enable rapid Agile delivery.  
  • Communicate effectively across organisational and technical boundaries, understanding the context and making complex and technical information simple and accessible for non-technical audiences. 

As part of your role you will also have the opportunity to contribute to the business and your own personal growth, through activities that form part of the following categories: 

  • Business Development – Leading/contributing to proposals, RFPs, bids, proposition development, client pitch contribution, client hosting at events. 
  • Internal contribution – Campaign development, internal think-tanks, whitepapers, practice development (operations, recruitment, team events & activities), offering development. 
  • Learning & development – Training to support your career development and the skills demand within the company, certifications etc. 

We'd love to meet someone with:

  • Grounding in user-centred design, from concept to final delivery. Knowledge of which tools, process or methods to use and how to bring an agile delivery team along with you. 
  • Evidence of Working with User Centred Design colleagues to synthesize insights and act on the outcomes. 
  • You will either already have SC (Security Check) Clearance or you are able to qualify for this level of clearance (by being a UK resident for at least 3 years and not having left the country for more than 6 consecutive months during this period)
  • Experience working with Government Digital Service (GDS) service standards, using GDS design principles and GDS prototyping toolkit
  • Experience using a range of design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, Invision Studio, Axure etc. 
  • An empathetic approach and ability to listen to the needs of technical and business stakeholders, and interpret them in a way that is clear for both audiences.  
  • Ability to present designs and justify decisions you’ve made using an evidence-based approach.  
  • Proven ability to create high-quality, compelling design concepts and artefacts such as personas, service maps and wireframes. 
  • Understanding of what good digital services look like and how to design in an inclusive, accessible way. 
  • Experienced in rapid paper and digital prototyping. 
  • Ability to build prototypes using code to create dynamic prototypes using HTML, CSS and Javascript. 

Potential is also just as important to us as having the required skills. If you have the right mindset and you’re passionate about the role, we will be able to provide you with bespoke training and the support to build all the skills you need. 

Why is Capgemini unique?

At Capgemini we don’t just believe in Diversity & Inclusion, we actively go out to making it a working reality. Driven by our core values and Active Inclusion Campaign, we build environments where you can bring you whole self to work.
 

We aim to build an environment where employees can enjoy a positive work-life balance. Through our New Normal campaign, we are looking to embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements.
 

Employee wellbeing is vitally important to us as an organisation. We see a healthy and happy workforce a critical component for us to achieve our organisational ambitions. To help support wellbeing we have trained ‘Mental Health Champions’ across each of our business areas. We have also invested in wellbeing apps such as Thrive and Peppy.

Capgemini Invent UK is a winner at the Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards for the 4th year running, placing in the top 50 employers in its list of the Best Places to Work in 2024.  

    The work

    No matter the project or customer, your work will have a meaningful impact on society, businesses and lives. It’s really rewarding. And it’s also really varied. You’ll potentially work on a huge variety of projects (some larger than others), so you could gain lots of experience in a short amount of time

    Collaboration and Innovation

    We really believe in creating a partnership with our customers. Using our Accelerated Solutions Environment (ASE), you’ll get to know the customer’s needs and challenges, demo innovative solutions and quickly solve problems. It’ll help you discover unexpected answers together. 

    Learning and Development

    There’s an endless amount to learn at Capgemini, and an endless number of ways to do so. So, you’ll also have unique training opportunities to take advantage of. Some of our consultants even have the chance to go to Les Fontaine (near Paris, France), where we host a conference. Outside of dedicated training, everyone makes time to help and support one another - collaboration is encouraged across all of our teams.

    CSR

    We’re also focused on using tech to have a positive social impact. So, we’re working to reduce our own carbon footprint and improve everyone’s access to a digital world. It’s something we’re really serious about. In fact, we were even named as one of the world’s most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute for the 10th year. When you join Capgemini, you’ll join a team that does the right thing. 

     
    Whilst you will have LondonManchester or Glasgow as an office base location, you must be fully flexible in terms of assignment location, as these roles may involve periods of time away from home at short notice.
     
    We offer a remuneration package which includes flexible benefits options for you to choose to suit your own personal circumstances and a variable element dependent grade and on company and personal performance.
     
    In order to commence a role with Capgemini UK plc you will be required to provide documentary proof prior to joining the Company that you are entitled to live and work in the UK.
     

    More information is at available at: https://www.capgemini.com/gb-en/service/invent/

    Job information

    Firm: Capgemini Invent

    Location: Manchester, London, Glasgow

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