15 days old

User Experience Designer

San Jose, CA 95113
  • Job Code
    209898BR
Job Description
Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? Do you love helping others around you grow, thrive on building cross-functional teams with Offering Managers and Developers, live to ship beautiful and functional products and strive to create a great place to work?

If so, read on!

Todays operating environment demands a stack thats responsive to the innovative enterprise -one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. By 2020, businesses will commit at least 50% of IT spend on cloud. Businesses are prioritizing the secure connection and extension mission-critical apps, and IBM Cloud is a leader in providing these solutions. Heres the chance to become a part of the IBM Cloud Design team a well-established user interface design team designing integrated cloud services for IBM's Cloud Platform.

The Position

We are seeking an experienced User Experience (UX/Visual) Designer with a proven record of delivering irresistible solutions which address our customers most challenging business problems and opportunities. The ideal candidate will have experience collaborating effectively with Product Management and engineering in agile and lean delivery methodologies. The candidate must demonstrate leadership, technical curiosity, and tenacity to partner with some of the leading technologists in the field of cloud computing.

Responsibilities

Deliver, review and critique the UX Designs of a multi-skilled design team to ensure effective and rich designs (great interaction, visual styling, consistent and appropriate use of voice and tone, etc)
Work with UX Designers, Visual designers, researchers and product managers to understand users needs and behaviors for the industries in which they work
Participate in and lead UX activities (in person and remote) in an Agile environment such as user/design research, interviews and workshops
Translate findings into usable, useful, effective and efficient user experiences
Clearly and quickly deliver ideas to cross-functional teams
Provide information verbally and visually through low and mid-fidelity renderings and clickable prototypes
Test and validate working hypothesis with users through usability testing of wireframes, clickable prototypes and published product, and participate in design critique
Work with Visual Designers and Developers to bring concepts to life while maintaining UX best practices

Who You Are

Creative, curious, questioning, open to take and provide critique and have a ton of initiative. Able to focus on design detail and ascertain user value and impact as part of your software experience. You possess experience solving complex design problems for Web interactions or software solutions, and are capable of translating research findings into complex interaction designs that provide usable, effective and efficient experiences to users. Your keen written and verbal communication skills include the ability to articulate alternative approaches. The ideal candidate has the demonstrated the ability to
Produce and enhance low-fidelity sketches and medium fidelity wireframes to facilitate communication of recommended solutions
Create interactive prototypes
Tell a meaningful story about the user and great presentation skills

Sound like you? If so wed LOVE to hear from you! Come help us shape the next generation of IBM Cloud.





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Required Technical and Professional Expertise


Portfolio and work samples including branding, user-centered design skills, visualizations of complex experiences such as flows, scenarios, personas, etc. (any fidelity), sketches to mid-fidelity interactions (show your process) and clickable prototypes (any fidelity)
Solid Technical background
Hands on Designer Experience
6+ years of Demonstrated experience solving complex user problems
At least 2 years of experience in working in a broad portfolio of related products and/or constitute a complex solution
Understanding of Design principles and their application
Examples of beginning and ending interactions (micro interactions) and/or mobile/responsive design considerations



Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

Experience designing for accessibility
Data visualization skills
Data analysis and statistical analysis experience
Masters Degree in User Experience Design, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science

EO Statement
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.

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  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-05-05 Expires: 2019-06-04

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