Manager - Visual Analytics & Information Design, Omnia AI

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Date: Jun 20, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto 

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Are you interested in growing your career within the intersections of design, business, and technology? Do you love to solve complex business problems using creative methods? Does the potential between user-centered design and new technologies excite and aspire you to make data-driven design decisions, and above all, to be involved in using data to create meaningful stories that are not only beautiful, but impactful? If that is you, then Omnia AI is where you want to be. 

What will your typical day look like?

 

As a Design Lead, you’ll be leading a team within a fast-paced and highly collaborative environment, working closely with our industry practitioners and leaders from multiple disciplines. As a member of cross-functional AI & Analytics solution delivery teams, you will be responsible for leading and managing the end-to-end design process and resources for a variety of client projects and industries. We’re looking for a well-rounded design leader who is passionate about design process, human-centered approach to how data is consumed by our clients, with a focus on information design, UX/UI design, and data-driven strategic visual communication. You’ll be a driver educating the value of design to our clients and helping us grow our unique design practice for AI & Analytics.


You will:
•    Lead and execute strategy and solution with – Provide oversight and mentor a core delivery team comprised of different skillsets to execute the end-to-end delivery of key results in alignment with business objectives while managing expected scope and effort within set timeline
•    Actively engage with clients and stakeholders – Build rapport and client trust to create a meaningful overall engagement experience and deliver results
•    Be the advocate of user experience – Understand that a solution is not just a tool; but part of an interactive process between human users and data
•    Lead and facilitate the design thinking process – Plan, schedule and conduct design workshops to gather user requirements through UX exercises (user flows, personas, story mapping) and owning documentation of process and outcomes
•    Bridge multiple perspectives to communicate and rationalize design decisions effectively - Act as design mediator between business needs, user needs and technical feasibility throughout the design thinking process
•    Guide designers to deliver desirable visual concepts – Provide oversight to produce low to high-fidelity wireframes and screen mock-ups for interactive data visualization dashboards, AI and analytics solution applications, applying UI and information design best practices
•    Effectively manage project scope and resources to meet milestones – Drive defining the end-to-end project objective and goal, validate business and technical requirements to scope level of effort for projects
•    Collaborate extensively with clients, lead design thinking workshops, orchestrate UX exercises (user flow/workflow, story mapping) and documentation of the process and outcomes
•    Review and provide quality assurance for low through high-fidelity wireframes and screen mock-ups for interactive data visualization dashboards, AI and analytics solution applications
•    Work through iterative cycles, incorporate feedback, complete user testing and quality checks, and hand over assets to the development team
•    Learn and grow your career supported by passionate leaders and teammates

About the team

 

Omnia AI, Deloitte’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) practice is comprised of a collaborative team of experts who use their hands-on experience with cutting-edge information assets to facilitate successful AI transformations. We develop AI-enabled solutions to address all aspects of a client’s transformative journey with disciplined focus on business outcomes.


Our Visual Analytics & Information Design practice marries data analytics, information design, and visualization, ensuring the clean and effective presentation of information, and involves a multi-disciplinary approach to communication. Driven by user-centered design frameworks, our cross-functional practice encompasses principles from design thinking, graphic design, UI/UX design, communication theory, business strategy, data transformation, data architecture and data science. Solving complex business problem with custom interactive visualizations, we enable users to gain greater insights that will directly support impactful business decision making. 

 

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

 

You are an experienced, versatile design leader, who: 
•    Has 3+ years of experience in a design leadership role managing designers
•    Has 5+ years of professional experience working as a designer (UX/UI design, visual design, web & digital design, interaction design) at an agency, consultancy or equivalent 
•    Has a university degree or post-secondary education in disciplines of design or equivalent professional working experience 
•    Has an online portfolio demonstrating breadth of executed design products outlined with clear objectives, goals, process in arriving at the solution, values, and outcomes 
•    Is proficient with tools such as Figma/Sketch (or other prototyping tools), Adobe CC Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, XD), non-traditional design tools such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and collaboration tools such as Miro
•    Demonstrates grit and thrives in challenges, a self-starter and collaborative team player with a proactive work ethic
•    Enjoys and is adept in learning with the flow, is interested in diverse perspectives and approaches, with the ability to quickly dive into a new domain, process, and concept
•    Loves to think ‘less is more’ and has a passion for delivering simple and effective solutions to complex business problems
•    Is a persuasive communicator/storyteller and can effectively explain complex concepts to stakeholders at all levels 
•    Can work in dynamic conditions, and transition quickly between collaborative and individual work
•    Can navigate difficult discussions and ambiguity to arrive at design solutions
•    Is a collaborative orchestrator, facilitates working sessions to bring user-centered design thinking to translate complex business and technical problems into design solutions
•    Can apply design processes to reconcile business and user problems to generate sensible, enticing visual solutions
•    Can confidently execute a variety of design outputs such as prototypes, wireframes, user flow, user journey and story mapping, under pressure
•    Is eligible for Enhanced Reliability security clearance with the Government of Canada
•    Has French language skills (written and spoken) - an asset

Our shared values

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world. 
Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility. 
Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.
The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?


At Deloitte we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities!  Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates that represents the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes candidates from Indigenous communities in support of living our values and our commitments to our Reconciliation Action Plan . We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, or need this job posting in an alternative format. We’d love to hear from you!

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