Sr UX Designer -IBM Security
Austin, Texas, US
IBM Security is looking for a highly creative and strong analytical thinking Sr User Experience Designer. You'll take on complex tasks and transform them into intuitive, accessible, and easy-to-use experiences for thousands of people around the world from the first-time user to the sophisticated expert. Achieving this goal requires collaboration with a cross-functional team of User Researchers, Engineers, and Offering Managers throughout the product lifecycle from creating user flows and wire frames to building user interface mockups and prototypes. At each stage, you will anticipate what our users need, advocate for them, and ensure that the final product surprises and delights them.
Your Role and Responsibilities
In the role of a Sr UX Designer you will have a solid understanding of user experience design principles with the ability to address complex design problems and provide sound design solutions.
Your responsibilities will include the following:
- Gain alignment by collaborating with designers, developers, marketers, and product managers to drive a shared understanding of user's needs and behaviors.
- Translate research into outstanding user experiences, steward design from concept to final code.
- Creation of key UX artifacts such as concept maps, storyboards, taxonomies, prototypes, patterns, information architecture, workflows, and design specifications.
- Identify new components, patterns, and templates to be incorporated into the design standards while working with other designers in Security to ensure consistency.
- Effectively managing timelines and expectations by prioritizing design projects into tasks using agile methodologies and maintain alignment through roadmaps, deadlines, and stakeholder reviews.
- Review designs of the multi-skilled design team, improving the work while growing the designers. Foster a team culture of transparent collaboration.
- Advocate for and facilitate Enterprise Design Thinking in everyday work, internal workshops and client engagements.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
You will be successful in this role if you have the following:
Experience )in solving complex user problems through user interface design, creating mockups and prototypes (low-and high-fidelity), as well as documenting interaction patterns for product UI.
Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Comfortable in a fast-paced, highly dynamic, rapidly growing environment.
Sharp, clean visual design sense.
Experience with creating user scenarios for usability testing, analysis of industry trends, task analysis, workflow design, layout & composition, and reporting conclusions in well-developed documents.
Strong communication, storytelling, and documentation skills.
Experience using agile principles towards the delivery of a product.
Demonstrable experience leading and mentoring design team members.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience designing enterprise applications.
Experience creating clickable prototypes (Flinto or Invision.
Experience with user research.
About Business Unit
IBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.
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