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EY USA - Core Business Services - wavespace Design Strategist - Staff - Winter 2023 in Seattle, Washington

USA - Core Business Services - wavespace Design Strategist - Staff - Winter 2023


CA-San Francisco, GA-Atlanta, IL-Chicago, NC-Charlotte, NS-EY Innovation Hub, NY-New York, WA-Seattle


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EY wavespace brings the right people together to deconstruct challenges and develop solutions – faster. Human-centered design and collaboration are at the heart of our methodologies because we believe that people support what they help create. We work with agility and beyond borders. And we think, design and build with creativity and speed. EY wavespace gives people the mindset and collaborative tools to think differently, through innovative experiences both in-person and virtual.

As wavespace grows, we are looking for top talent to bring creative skills to our methodology and delivery – grounded in design-thinking.

Your key responsibilities

As wavespace Experience Designer, you will be involved in bespoke and repeatable projects delivered to a diverse roster of clients.

  • Work with the Experience Leader/Manager to define strategy and design for customer experience

  • Collaborate with the Experience team to devise strategic solutions based on multiple forms of research and analysis 

  • Support clients in the use of collaboration software being used in the client experience 

  • Offer ideas on how to approach client challenges including industry trends and user experience  

  • Communicate complex technical concepts simply and effectively to all audiences using sketches, storytelling, mood boards/storyboards, wireframes, user flows, interactive prototypes, and/or data visualizations 

  • Take a collaborative approach to work, with motivation to develop your skills by taking ownership of new challenges and have a genuine interest in solving complex business problems 

  • Help lead workshops with clients to understand needs, articulate vision, and support design strategies and experiences that meet their vision and needs  

What we look for

  • Candidates with an undergraduate degree in fields related to graphic design, experience design, design strategy, or multi-disciplinary design.

  • Candidates pursuing a MBA/Masters in Design and approximately 1-3 years of prior work experience, related to experience design .

  • You have an agile, growth-oriented mindset. What you know matters. But the right mindset is just as important in determining success. We’re looking for people who are innovative, can work in an agile way and keep pace with a rapidly changing world.

  • You are curious and purpose driven. We’re looking for people who see opportunities instead of challenges, who ask better questions to seek better answers that build a better working world.

  • You are inclusive. We’re looking for people who seek out and embrace diverse perspectives, who value differences, and team inclusively to build safety and trust.

  • You are a structured thinker. We’re looking for people who have an ability to identify and communicate efficiently the different components of an analysis or conceptual structure of a problem or situation.

  • You possess advanced analytical and collaborative problem-solving skills. We’re looking for people that demonstrate the ability to conceptualize components of a business issue to aid in the analysis and definition of solutions.

  • Qualifications:

  • Proven proficiency in design-thinking methodology and approach

  • Professional or high-level education experience with multi/specific design field(s) – visual, interaction, industrial, digital, etc.

  • Excellent presentation skills, the ability to communicate complex technical concepts simply and effectively to all audiences using sketches, storytelling, mood boards/storyboards, wireframes, user flows, interactive prototypes, and/or data visualizations

  • The ability to help lead workshops with clients to understand needs, articulate vision, and help design strategies and experiences that meet their vision and needs

  • A willingness and ability to travel up to 80% to client sites

  • A driver’s license valid in the U.S.

What we offer

If you join EY full-time after your internship, we offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you'll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You'll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

• Success as defined by you: We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

• Transformative leadership: We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

• Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 

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Service Line/Business Area Core Business Services


United States