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 Role and Responsibilities:
We are currently looking for a Designer with 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.
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.
You have a growth mindset and often take initiative to improve something that you see isn't working well for your team. You're enthusiastic about design and looking to advance in your career by taking on new and complex UX challenges. You constructively contribute to design critiques and enjoy working as a team to improve the outcomes. Last but not least, you're able to articulately present your designs and speak to the value of their ingenuity.
When considering your past experience, this is what we'll be looking for:
A motivated and productive designer with a real passion for creative, user-centered outcomes.
A portfolio of high quality UX and UI work shared as part of this application.
Deep understanding of UX practices and methodologies.
Strong visual design 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.
These are the interpersonal skills that we believe will bring success in the role:
Experience working and negotiating with team members and clients.
Strong communication and presentation skills.
Motivation to address the underlying problem and question any assumptions.
Planning, organisational, and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise own workload.
Also, we would be impressed to see evidence of your:
Understanding of user testing techniques and methodologies.
Knowledge of Design Thinking practices.
Experience working in cross-discipline agile teams.
Experience collaborating with colleagues who are overseas.
Background in building and executing upon communications plans.
Required Professional and Technical Expertise:
Proven experience in UX and UI Design.
A portfolio of UX and UI work shared as part of this application.
Required Professional and Technical Expertise:
As listed on Job description.
Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise:
About Business Unit:
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 you’re 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.
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Being You @ IBM:
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