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UX / UI Designer: Business Partner Community

London, England EC1A 4
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
We are looking for a Designer with extensive knowledge of the Business Partner Community and proven UX and UI experience to lead the design of a local project in addition to consulting on projects with other IBM development teams around the globe. You will predominantly work on UX design projects, with some contribution to UI design as well. On a daily basis you will be responsible for:
  • Researching business requirements to understand the real problem underneath the symptoms.
  • Prototyping solutions based on your research and pain points gathered from users.
  • User testing your designs with Business Partners.
  • Collaborating with development team to ensure your designs are feasible for implementation.
  • Applying a design system to your prototypes resulting in pixel perfect designs.
  • Presenting to stakeholders and effectively communicating the value of your proposed solutions.
  • Writing Agile stories for your own work.
  • Attending Agile rituals like stand up, planning, refinement and retrospective meetings.
Providing feedback to other designers and brainstorming as a team.

Who you are

You're a talented designer looking to join a cross-functional Agile team based in London. With experience in both UX and UI, you have a track record of designing intuitive user journeys and flawlessly applying design systems. In addition, you are immersed in the Business Partner Community and understand its unique opportunities and challenges. To be successful in this role you will need to show the required professional and technical expertise detailed below.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Extensive experience in UX and UI Design.

    • Including facilitating ideation sessions, prototyping, applying design systems, testing with users, interviewing users, and designing complex user journeys.

  • Extensive experience designing feature heavy applications for the Business Partner Community.

  • Extensive knowledge of the intricacies of the Business Partner Community.

  • Evidence of delivering user-centered outcomes.

  • Deep understanding of UX practices and methodologies.

  • Strong visual design experience and expertise.

  • Experience leading the design direction of a product or website.

  • Knowledge of Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator.

  • Experience applying branding concepts and methodologies.

  • Ability to design responsively & for mobile optimisation.

  • Meticulous attention to detail.

  • Experience working and negotiating with team members and clients.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills.

  • Strong team working and collaboration skills.

  • Proven experience and evidence of addressing the underlying problem and questioning any assumptions.

  • Planning, organisational, and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise own workload

  • An understanding of user testing techniques and methodologies.

  • Experience working in cross-discipline agile teams.

  • A portfolio of UX and UI work shared as part of this application.
  • Bachelors Degree UI/UX Design or related field

Location: Primarily London

Salary: Competitive

Posting date: 26th July 2019
Closing date:
23rd August 2019

Required Professional and Technical Expertise

See requirements on job description.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • Knowledge of Design Thinking practices.

  • Background in building and executing upon communications plans.

About Business Unit
As IBM designers we're creative problem solvers who work together using the latest techniques to craft intuitive user experiences. We're a group of researchers, UX designers, and visual designers who enjoy getting to the root of our clients' business problems and collaborating with our development teams to build solutions.

We work in diverse and empowered, co-located teams of analysts, developers, and managers located in the IBM London Studio; a buzzing, modern working environment which brings together best-in-class practitioners, technology and workspace.

As an Agile delivery organisation, our mission is to deliver best-in-class systems and tools that differentiate us from our competitors and help our Business Partners win in the marketplace.

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: 2019-08-26 Expires: 2019-09-25

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