IBM Graduate Program - Visual 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 Visual UX Designer you accompany our customers with a lot of positive energy from strategic consideration to successful implementation. You are responsible for the development and communication of the design language and an important part of our interdisciplinary team. You work side by side with our UX designers, developers and business consultants, and work closely with the user experience team. 

With an interdisciplinary project team, you develop design concepts 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 visual design and the communication of the user interface for our customers and their users. For this you use different methods and types of results, for example Design Thinking, concept documents or mock-ups. 

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'll be helping to define the visual direction with the customer and turn it into a great user experience, along with UX Design and the 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 Visual Designer.

We are looking for highly motivated visual 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 and practical experience in Digital Product Design.
  • Understanding of design systems and prototyping.
  • Skilled handling of Sketch and Adobe CC.
  • Sensitivity to typography and branding.
  • 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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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.

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