IBM User Interface (UI) Visual Designer in RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina

Job Description

Who We Are

Today’s operating environment demands a stack that’s responsive to the innovative enterprise – one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. By 2020, businesses will commit at least 50% of IT spend on cloud. Businesses are prioritizing the secure connection and extension mission-critical apps, and IBM Hybrid Cloud is a leader in providing these solutions. Here’s a chance to become a part of the IBM Cloud Design App Platform team – a well-established user interface design team designing integrated cloud services for IBM's premier cloud platforms, as well as other Fortune 500, on-premise, and enterprise software offerings.

The Position

We have an exciting opportunity for a User Interface Visual Designer to join our team in Research Triangle Park, NC . Designers in this role will create irresistible user interfaces for strategic product and service offerings within our portfolio to produce iconic user experiences. Our designed outcomes will be used across the world by hundreds of thousands to build, deploy, and manage apps for use by millions of IBM clients. The visual designer will use their experience to elicit emotional connections and intuitive, intelligent responses from our audience.

Responsibilities Include…

  • Work hands-on, creating interface and visual design solutions from concept to final code

  • Provide visual feedback and guidance to other designers as necessary on visual design execution as a part of a multi-disciplinary team

  • Team collaboration to understand stakeholder and market needs

  • Contribute to storyboards and task flows designs, effectively communicating visual intentions to the design team and sponsor users

  • Participate in user research activities

  • Promote a user-first approach to the stated problem

  • Utilize IBM Design Thinking as an integral part of the design process

Who You Are

You will employ your demonstrated knowledge of best practices in typography, color theory, page layout, and iconography to elicit emotional connections and intuitive, intelligent responses from our audience.

The successful candidate will have several years of experience collaborating effectively with peer Designers, Architects, Researchers, Product Managers, and Engineers in an agile environment to ensure the visual look-and-feel enhances the overall user experience of our products.

You demonstrate a proven record of delivering amazing and innovative designs addressing users' most challenging problems and needs. Pixel perfect precision and demonstrated skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and other design software are a must. You possess….

  • Excellent creative, conceptual, communication and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to drill down to a customer's requirements, working within a dynamic, cross-functional team and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines

  • Outstanding storytelling and presentation skills

  • Strong strategic skills in assessing business and user scenarios, approaches and deliverables

  • Possess a fundamental awareness of enterprise, technology, developer, and design trends


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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 5+ years of Visual Design experience solving complex user problems

  • A portfolio of work that demonstrates skills and ability website link is perfect

  • Deep understanding of objective visual design decisions and industry standard design tools

  • Demonstrated innovative vision, supported by a disciplined attention to detail

  • An understanding of interface and user experience design best practices for all screen sizes and devices

  • Working knowledge of how compositions translate to HTML, JavaScript and CSS used to deliver feasible designs

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Visual Design, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors or related discipline

  • Secondary skills in UX Design or Front-end Development or User Research

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.