IBM Designer - Intern/Coop in Phoenix, Arizona

Job Description

IBM CIO (Chief Information Office) Organization is looking for innovative talent who bring fresh new ideas to create a productive environment for all IBMers across the globe through our internship program offering. Our mission is to provide the best work experience in a digital workplace to all IBM employees and consequently positively impact on the way IBM delivers what our clients need.

****CANDIDATES MUST HAVE COMPLETED at least 3 years of a 4 year degree program******

Are you interested in working in an innovative and collaborative environment for the summer? If so, this is your chance to work in the first IBM area to become agile and to create meaningful solutions that impact our technology and business transformation for a new business era - all in just one summer!

Designers at IBM drive excellence in employee solutions by successfully merging business and user goals, creating solutions that deliver intuitive user interfaces that increase adoption and drive business success. As a design intern, you will work closely with stakeholders, other talented designers, and others in a multidisciplinary team to design web and mobile solutions for the Global IBM user audience. Designers are responsible for various tasks associated with user research, UX design, content design, and visual design on both large and small scale solutions working independently or with a team of UX professionals to create assets that reflect a brand, enforce a language, and delight the user. Designers are involved with the project throughout the design and development cycle and works closely with the client, local and/or virtual teams to ensure standards of excellence.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Demonstrated knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, and other design tools

  • Demonstrated knowledge in Sketch, Balsamqic, Azure, Invision, and other wireframing and prototyping tools

  • Portfolio of previous projects and work products produced (link included in application)

  • Knowledge of user-centered design principles

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and remain flexible through multiple revisions, while maintaining attention to detail

  • Completed at least 3 years of a 4 year degree program

Ability to work in the US without current/future need for IBM sponsorship

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Solid understanding of technical concepts and constraints

  • Master’s degree in Visual Design, Graphics Design, Digital or Visual Communications, Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Experience Design, Human Factors, or a related field

EO Statement

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.