Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBM and our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.
Your Role and Responsibilities
UI/UX Designer responsibilities include gathering user requirements, designing graphic elements and building navigation components. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with design software and wireframe tools. Expertise in professional design projects that includes work with web/mobile applications. Team player who can work closely with designer, architect and other stakeholders. Responsible for delivering the best online user experience, which makes your role extremely important for our success and ensuring customer satisfaction and loyalty. Designing ideas using various methods and latest technology
Job Functions – Responsibilities
Plan and implement new designs
Optimize existing user interface designs
Test for intuitivity and experience
Communicate with clients to understand their business goals and objectives
Develop technical and business requirements and always strive to deliver intuitive and user-centered solutions
Combine creativity with an awareness of the design elements
Create prototypes for new product ideas
Test new ideas before implementing
Conduct an ongoing user research
Build page navigation buttons and search fields
Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
Good time-management skills
Ability to discuss and explain design options
Detail oriented and Critical thinker.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
7 + years of experience as an UI-UX Designer or similar role
UI design portfolio
5+ years of experience with HTML5 & CSS3
X years of experience with HTML5 & CSS3
Some knowledge of Usability Factors in Human Computer Interaction
Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Wireframe.cc and InVision)
Knowledge of Adobe range of products including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat and Dreamweaver
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
About Business Unit
The IBM Digital Business Group is missioned with providing all consumers with an exceptional digital experience by making cloud and cognitive solutions available to all businesses. The group is responsible for designing and building world-class digital platforms and offerings that enable innovation and simplicity through modern digital technologies.
To that end, the DBG is responsible for positioning our products and offerings; transforming the experience our clients have with IBM; and streamlining our platforms, so they are simple, easy-to-use, and delightful. We'll accomplish this in part by being accessible and open. The DBG will support the end-to-end client journey, expand IBM's reach beyond our conventional, large institutional client base, and focus on the startup and developer communities. The DBG's winning aspiration is to "Unleash IBM to Empower the World," by:
Executing intelligent demand generation programs rooted in technology
Delighting customers with a world-class digital experience across our platforms
Providing access to digital experts trained to help clients consumer digital solutions
Making "believers out of buyers" and creating communications that evangelize IBM
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.
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Being You @ IBM
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.