UX Designer

Job Description

As the UX Designer, s/he must acts as a user advocate and creates design artifacts through the entire delivery process, executing on the considered end-to-end user experience. As a key member of a team, s/he provides advice and mentorship based on experience and utilizes the analytical ability and creativity to address ambiguous, large, complex problems and projects.

The UX designer applies IBM Design Thinking methodologies to uncover user and business requirements and understand the technical landscape; while evaluating the effectiveness and adequacy of existing/proposed solutions. S/he must understand and successfully deliver designs that meet measurable criteria. In the event of a scope change they must have the facility to readdress the change with flexibility and ease.

Frequent ibm.com and IBM Digital stakeholder interactions are required to participate in discussions and presentations for both working and delivery purposes. They additionally possess the skills required to collect, reflect and take action on feedback from stakeholder interactions, design validation sessions and playbacks. They are able to support their design decisions with qualified rationale that is justified through their own experience and design research, or through findings from other design professionals. They must have the ability to negotiate and evolve the design with stakeholders, and ensure the integrity of the design is upheld in the delivered product. All IBM Digital designers will participate in the creation, harvesting, protection, and reuse of IBM's intellectual capital and will actively participate in knowledge sharing activities like communities of practice, forums, conferences and/or other knowledge exchanges.

Your experience:

• At least 7+ years experience working in user applications, preferably mobile devices, rich web apps/site, interactive TV within the media, telecommunications and broadband industries
• Project and team management skills.
• Experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management and user research
• Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Flash, Invision, Proto.io etc.
• Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storytelling, storyboards, mood boards, prototypes, etc)
• Knowledge of web based technologies and mobile operating systems and platforms and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions
• Good task management skills and the ability to brief and on-board other
Designers.
• Ability to articulate and justify ideas and design solutions to clients.
• Passionate and enthusiastic about excellence.
• Able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written English.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• At least 7+ years experience working in user applications, preferably mobile devices, rich web apps/site, interactive TV within the media, telecommunications and broadband industries

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

• At least 10+ years experience working in user applications, preferably mobile devices, rich web apps/site, interactive TV within the media, telecommunications and broadband industries

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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