Thomas J. Watson said it best: 'Good design is good business.' Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights and effectively communicating that knowledge to others. Designers at IBM work to create experiences that work together, work the same, and work for our clients. Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? If so, read on!
Your Role and Responsibilities
As UX Designer you'll contribute to every aspect of the product creation process, from brainstorming the next great innovation to tweaking pixels before launch. You'll mentor members of our team to elevate our level of craft, guide branding decisions to form a uniquely IBM product experience, and drive UX and UI consistency and quality across the large portfolio of computer, networking, storage and database offerings.
This role is within our Design Principal track and will be considered for this appointment by IBM's Design Leadership Review Board upon joining the team and submitting the required package during the yearly review cycle.
Represent design as part of the cross-functional IaaS leadership team to help set the direction for the organization, such as participating in VP-level staff meetings and status meetings.
Collaborate side-by-side with brilliant Engineers, Architects and Offering Leaders on strategy and direction, as the voice of the user. Partner with user researchers to utilize generative research in strategy development
Partner closely with junior designers to help them work through tough problems. Support them when they escalate design decisions that need backing
Actively participate in design discovery activities to help define products and features
Continuously improve the operational way we engage with cross functional teams throughout the entire product delivery process of idea to execution
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
5+ years of design industry experience
User-centered mindset: define user experience goals and design principles; translate technological, operational, and functional constraints into human-centered opportunities. Should feel comfortable leading others to use design thinking to achieve results that matter
UX: ability to understand, navigate, and design for complex technical landscapes; demonstrate proficient skill in understanding content, functions, and relationships within a given ecosystem/portfolio; demonstrate in a visual and compelling manner to drive alignment across team
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
About Business UnitThomas J. Watson said it best: 'Good design is good business.' Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights and effectively communicating that knowledge to others. Designers at IBM work to create experiences that work together, work the same, and work for our clients. Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? If so, read on!
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