IBM Visual Designer for The Weather Company in ANDOVER, Massachusetts

The Weather Company, an IBM Business is hiring a Visual Designer for our Andover, MA location. The Visual Designer will create usable and beautiful user experiences for our desktop, mobile or web platforms. The ideal candidate should possess an eye for clean design, UI skills, and be able to translate wireframes into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces. While it is expected that the designer be well-versed in UX, and wireframing, the primary responsibility in this position will be visual design. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with product management, design team and engineering to design innovative solutions for the product direction

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to visual specs and asset creation

  • Extend existing brand components into product look and feel

  • Implement relevant industry standards and best practices into designs

  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex designs. Convert data intense designs into simple visualizations/infographics

  • Create high fidelity mockups

  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables

  • Collaborate with UX lead to create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

  • Participate in user research and evaluate user feedback

TWC

  • 3-5 years of professional experience designing interactive user interfaces

  • Proven ability to apply fundamental design principles

  • Experience designing for web and mobile devices with an understanding of design patterns of web, iOS and Android Platforms

  • Expert knowledge of appropriate design software (e.g. InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, Sketch)

  • Experience designing animations that enhance the overall usability of products (nice to have)

  • Experience with agile methodologies

  • Must have representative portfolio available for review

The Weather Company