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Senior UX Designer

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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
IBM Research is looking to hire a Senior UX Designer to become an essential member of the IBM Research Challenges product team, part of the [email protected] product portfolio. The [email protected] team is comprised of extraordinary developers, designers, and product managers who collaborate closely to deliver a great user experience for a strategically critical products. IBM Research Challenges is a centralized system for 3,000 IBM researchers to manage more than 1,800 research projects worldwide, and enables IBM Research leadership to align work to the most important business problems facing our company and clients.

Your Role and Responsibilities:
As a Senior UX Designer, you will help set the vision for design and help oversee the work of more junior designers in defining the user experience, designing flows, interaction patterns, and the interface. You will collaborate across development, design research, and product management to assure the solutions align with user needs and business goals. You will take a leadership role in advocating for the best solutions that are based on a foundation of empathy and understanding of real people.

An optimal candidate should be passionate, curious, and a self-driven team player who has a strong collaboration ethic while working with a global multi-disciplinary team. The candidate will be responsible for leveraging the IBM Design Thinking practice, the IBM Design Language, and the IBM brand guidelines while crafting user-centric solutions in an Agile product development environment.

This is an on-site position. Candidates must be willing to work from either Cambridge, MA or Yorktown Heights, NY location.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Lead design within the context of Agile product delivery environment
  • Interpret research insights to build understanding of users and context
  • Define user experience goals and design principles
  • Design architecture of the functions and information of the experience
  • Design interaction patterns between functions/information and users
  • Design pathways of navigation through an experience
  • Lead the creation of user flows, storyboards and wireframes at appropriate degrees of fidelity
  • Lead the creation of interactive prototypes for a variety of devices (mobile, desktop)
  • Understand and leverage existing design systems (www.carbondesignsystem.com)
  • Understand advanced visual design principals
  • Deliver presentations to stakeholders, IBM Research leaders
  • Utilize best in class software tools: Figma, Sketch, InVision, GitHub, Mural, Keynote, Adobe Creative Suite

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Remote collaboration experience
  • Experience building enterprise software solutions
  • Background in working on software product design and development
  • Experience executing visual design
  • 7+ years of hands-on experience

About Business Unit
With more than 3,000 researchers in 12 labs located across six continents, IBM Research brings together hundreds of researchers who possess unparalleled industry expertise to address some of the world's most challenging problems. Join us as we do pioneering work in areas such as cognitive computing, augmented intelligence, quantum computing, and blockchain, to name a few.

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre 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.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-12-23 Expires: 2020-01-22

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