Master@IBM - UX/UI Consultant for Digital Innovation (60%)

Job Description
Career and master's degree? At IBM, you can combine a promising work environment for the start of your career with a part-time master's course at a renowned university of your choice!

IBM is one of the world's largest providers of information technology solutions and business consultancy. Our vision is to bring a new level of ‚smart' to how the world works. A place where people, businesses, governments and systems are interconnected and work together. A place where billions of people will live and work better.

What does Master@IBM offer you?
Within the scope of the 2-year Master@IBM program, we offer valuable professional experience in the area of consulting (combined with an appropriate salary), which you will gain in parallel to your studies. You can complete the master study course at a university (or university of applied sciences) of your choice. The volume of work allows you to focus sufficiently on your master's degree. Nevertheless, you can expect challenging assignments in a team-oriented and dynamic environment as well as many opportunities for active co-determination. You will also write your master's thesis in collaboration with your department.

Who are we looking for?
For our in-job master's program, we are looking for highly-motivated students from Design based degree courses. In addition to a good bachelor degree, an independent approach to work is also important to us. Are you action-oriented, highly motivated and you have design and analytical skills? You are able to define and localize industry specific content and solution plays? Then you should definitely apply - we look forward to receiving your application!


What you can expect from this position:
We're looking to develop a new generation of talented and ambitious consultantsworking within IBM. In this role, you will support the Global Business Services (GBS) Digital Strategy and Transformation Team. In your role as Junior Consultant for User Experience (UX) and UI for Digital Innovation, you will be working in an interdisciplinary team that defines the vision of new innovative digital services for customers and brings them to live with prototypes. You take the role of the UX/UI consultant and are ideally able to also take over selected front-end development tasks and / or provide input and guidance to development teams.

Specific requirements:
- Analysis of user needs
- Definition of user experiences
- Sketching and designing user interfaces
- Providing inputs to development teams
- Assess and define business models and business cases
- Apply Design Thinking techniques
- Closely working in an interdisciplinary sprint team
- Fluent English and German skills

How to apply:
Your application documents should include an informative CV as well as all certificates including your bachelor's certificate (if you do not yet have this, please provide an overview of your current grades). Also add a cover letter that explains your motivation for undertaking a master's degree as well as describing your qualification for working in the selected area.

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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Analysis of user needs
  • Definition of user experiences
  • Providing inputs to development teams
  • Assess and define business models and business cases
  • Apply Design Thinking techniques
  • Closely working in an interdisciplinary sprint team
  • Fluent English and German skills

This job is only for candidates who will have finished their Bachelor studies by September 2018 (or earlier) and plan to start with a Master's Degree in autumn 2018 (Swiss university/university of applied sciences, study course of your choice).

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Visual Design Skills
  • Development Skills

Preferred study courses: Design school (Please include a PDF of design work examples or a link to your online portfolio)

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.

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