Founded in 2001, Fjord joined Accenture Interactive in 2013. Started as a Service Design agency, today has 39 studios around the world
Global brands trust Fjord services every day to disrupt & transform their businesses. Fjord brings breakthrough connected products and services to life. By redesigning people’s relationships with the world around them.
As part of the Fjord team, Alix got involved in plentiful projects as Visual & Service Design Lead. Responsible for leading projects. Creative direction, Strategic thinking, Project planning, and execution. Stakeholder management, Service & Product delivery. User Research planning… From initial concept to business transformation. To the creation of Innovation Labs within Global Organisations. Operating across many teams, industries, and countries globally.
With Fjord expanding to other locations. London sponsored the Sidney studio opening. Alix traveled there to help with the set up of the studio participating in one of the initial projects.
At Fjord, besides project work, she accomplished Management duties. Guiding the Visual Design Team as Line Manager. Responsible to hiring new talent and managing people allocation through different projects. Alix also initiated the Visual Design Guild, a regular gathering from Fjord Designers. To connect and reflect on Design within the company. She also contributed to the Fjord yearly Trends report from 2013 to 2018.
Envisioning the future of a Global Healthcare Brand
Reimagined and brought to life the future of Healthcare digital services. To provide more personalised meaningful patient experiences. Informed by User Research carried over multiple markets in Europe, Australia, and Asia.
Service & Visual Design Lead. Responsible for managing teams across different locations and engaging with Senior Stakeholders.
Future vision & Strategy. Besides the first digital implementation of a new global brand: website launch combining 18 sites into a global one.
Helping the Enterprise Sales team of a Global Telco to make informed & data-driven decisions on their sales
Working with the Accenture Analytics team to prototype an Intelligent Pricing Solution. Created for the Enterprise team reimagining their sales solution
Service & Visual Design Lead, responsible for defining and prototyping a new experience. Stakeholder management within Accenture Analytic team & Client
Better Cashflow & Forecasting
powered by AI
Working with the Accenture Analytics team. To Prototype a Cash Forecasting Solution with predictive analytics
Service & Visual Design Lead, responsible for defining and prototyping a new experience. Stakeholder management within Accenture Analytic team
Disrupting a home improvement multi-brand company with ~ 20 million customers
2 years of engagement with different roles and responsibilities in three phases
Phase 1 - Future vision and strategy
Phase 3 - Brand new service/s delivery
Re-imagining the digital experience for a giant fashion brand
As part of ongoing transformation of the parent group of companies, work with the fashion brand to create an effortless and straightforward shopping experience on the digital space to resemble the physical experience
Following the outcomes of collaborative sessions with the client team, proposed a new Information Architecture and prototyped a flexible solution to work across all the devices
Team lead for the engagement responsible for managing delivery and stakeholder management
Redesigning the agency billing process for a multinational consumer goods company operating in around 200 countries
Envisioning the future of Australia's leading diversified entertainment group
Establishing a new Service Ecosystem for one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world
Prototyping a mobile solution for premier utility supplier in the UK
10 week Service Lab to explore new solutions and conceptualise a digital experience delivered to improve customer engagement and fulfil a Government initiative
Responsible for bringing concepts to live and prototype a solution powered by real customer data
Transforming the Mortgage Experience for customers of a leading British Financial institution
Phase 1 - Future vision and Strategy
Defining the North Star starting from Customer Research and Customer Mapping to Concept Definition across different customer groups
Responsible for Customer Research, workshop facilitation, Design Direction and Concept Development
Phase 2 - First Digital Service Delivery
Enabling Mobile Banking for a Pan African financial institution
Designing the mobile and tablet digital experience offering banking and financial services to individuals in the African context
Responsible for UX/UI delivery and driving excellence across all touchpoints working closely with Development team in Sub-Saharan Africa
Fjord: Bold & generous
5 years is enough time for a considerable list of matters to discuss. Travelling, culture, teams, evolution, growth, acquisitions, restructured departments, innovation labs, training, processes, methodologies, frameworks, ways of working, challenges, anecdotes, learnings, parties, fun and sad times. A fascinating experience full of achievements.