IBM Graduate Program - UX Designer (m/f/x)

  • Hamburg  
    €20,000 to 30,000 p/a  
  • Company
    IBM Design  
    Start date
  • Closing date
    14 June 2019  
    Posted on
    16 May 2019  

Job Description:
Location: Hamburg or Munich 

Welcome to the team of IBM Services! As one of the world's leading technology consultancies, we are the smart evolutionary leader that is taking companies in all industries to a new digital age. We accompany the implementation of future technologies and open up completely new ways of cooperation for our customers: between humans and humans as well as between humans and machines. What does that mean for you? A variety of agile projects and best development opportunities with a global player who appreciates your creativity and individuality, who unleashes your potential and turns your professional life into an enthralling success story.

Where does your way lead you? Our studios are part of IBM iX. IBM iX is ranked by Forrester and Ad Age among the top 10 digital agencies in the world. In addition to Hamburg, Berlin and Dusseldorf, the European iX Studio network also includes London, Paris and Milan. As design studios, we are also part of IBM Design - the world's largest design unit of a company. Our core is the design of the user experience in digital projects for our customers in order to jointly promote their digital transformation. We accompany you holistically through strategy, conception, design and development. 

As a user experience designer you work on relevant issues and accompany constructive discussions and decisions. You are responsible for people-centered concepts and an important part of our interdisciplinary team. You work side by side with our UI designers and developers and work closely with the user experience team. 
With an interdisciplinary project team, you develop strategies and ensure their implementation in technology solutions. In particular, the analysis, conception and implementation in the area of ​​user experience play a central role.
You support the design and communication of the entire user experience for our customers and their users. For this you use different methods and result types, for example Design Thinking, studies with users (User Research), concept documents, taxonomies or interactive prototypes. 

Together with experienced colleagues, you will be involved in projects of various sizes in which you will get to know an exciting range of customer profiles and industries. You not only work directly with our customers, but also with the iX teams of other IBM design studios. In these projects, you help define the direction of content together with the customer and turn it into a great user experience in collaboration with visual design and front-end developers.

As a graduate, you start with us on an indefinite employment contract. In the first 24 months, our Consulting by Degrees program offers you individually tailored training with training and coaching in combination with a real working day at the customer - always in a team and with individual freedom of design right from the start. Your continuous development is very important to us: We offer you the opportunity to expand and deepen your experience with professional training. You can expect attractive career prospects, flat hierarchies in the team and a high degree of personal responsibility. Of course, you get all the tools you need as an IBM UX Designer.

We are looking for highly motivated UX designers who understand how people think and are able to work with a team to turn that knowledge into successful products and services. 
You work independently and self-organized, but you are also a team player. You fulfill high quality standards for your work, you already have first experiences working in multidisciplinary teams and ideally also with the agile approach. You are self-confident in your approach to customers and able to conduct workshops with a team and bring them to a successful conclusion. 

You call yourself a down-to-earth and strong personality? And you look forward to the collegial and uncomplicated cooperation in local and international teams?
Then shape your future at IBM Services. 

Please include your portfolio and CV in your application (via link or PDF attachment).

Required Technical and Professional Expertise:

  • A degree in Digital Product Design, Human Machine Interaction or similar degree programs.
  • Practical experience in UX design methodology and work in interdisciplinary teams.
  • Practical experience with web technologies and relevant prototyping tools, eg Axure, Sketch, Invision, Adobe XD etc.
  • German and English: fluent.
  • Traveling.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience:

  • Experience with design frameworks and development models eg agile/iterative or design thinking.
  • Experience in projects for mobile applications.
  • Good sense for the formulation of texts and basic understanding of visual design and typography.
  • Basic understanding of web programming (HTML, CSS, JS).
  • Working in a design agency or similar product development.
  • Basic knowledge of design tools, eg Illustrator or Photoshop.

EO Statement:
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.All qualified applicants will seek 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 therefore committed to compliance with all fair employment practices and citizenship and immigration status.

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