Hybrid Designer - Visual, UI and UX Design
Austin, Texas, US
Thomas J. Watson said it best: “Good design is good business.” Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights and effectively communicating that knowledge to others. Designers at IBM work to create experiences that work together, work the same, and work for our clients. Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? If so, read on!
Your Role and Responsibilities
***Candidates in the New York, Austin and/or RTP (Research Triangle Park / Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC) locations are preferred, but candidates within other major IBM hubs will be considered as well.***
IBM’s digital future is our business, and you will be at the center of this innovation. As a Hybrid Designer assigned to the design system team, you will be part of a highly talented, high performing, cross-disciplinary team that is researching, rethinking, inventing, designing, building, and evolving IBM’s digital experiences.
Who You Are...
You are a true Hybrid Designer who is passionate about your work that spans across the end-to-end user journey of visual, UI and UX design. Possessing a solid visual design background with strong typography, colors, grid system and layout, you also find delight in empathizing with and learning from users. Your portfolio displays a solid understanding of design research, user experience or visual design principles; and above all, you are excited about creating experiences that will help users solve their problems in a delightful way.
Key responsibilities will include:
Participate in design research to inform UX and visual design
Work with discipline leads to strategize and plan
Create UX wireframes and visual design based on research
Present designs solutions to team members, product owners and stakeholders - Gather feedback and iterate
Document specs, prepare assets and conduct testing with the development team to launch new designs
Author and publish guidelines about components and patterns on the design system site
Provide domain expertise in design to the team and product owner in support of decision making
IBM’s digital future is our business. We ask if there are different ways to help our customers, more modern, more delightful, more innovative, and simply better. We're hiring....JOIN US
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Required Technical and Professional Expertise
3+ years of professional experience in a enterprise design role
Experience and/or in-depth training with the ability to conduct design research in Enterprise Design Thinking and Agile methodologies
Experience working in Agile
Solid training and experience in core visual design principles and practices including typography, layout, color theory and layout
Solid training and understanding of interaction design, user-centric design and user experience design
Demonstration of delivering exceptional user-centered outcomes to market through innovative out-of-box designs
Proficient with design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, inVision and Adobe Creative Suite
Use of brand standards and design systems, including accessibility and globalization
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
5+ years of experience in multiple areas of design including UX, UI, visual and editorial
3+ years experience working with design systems
Successful track record participating in interdisciplinary teams informed by stakeholder and user inputs
Experience creating clickable prototypes (Principle, Flinto, Figma, XD, inVision, etc.)
About Business Unit
IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.
IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.
Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.