Software Designer

IBM has recently embarked on a major transformational journey as an organization. We are extremely proud to have recently celebrated a 100 years of providing unparalleled solutions to solve the greatest challenges faced by our clients around the world. Today, as the largest technology company on the planet, we are redefining ourselves for the next century. The newly created division, IBM Design, will lead the transformation.

We are transforming the way IBM thinks. We are transforming the way IBM designs products. And we are transforming IBM’s culture. We are looking for talented and motivated designers to drive an era of design-led innovation. Designers will conceive, articulate and lead the future of IBM’s entire portfolio.

If you are passionate about solving critical and complex problems, delivering exceptional client experiences, interacting directly with end-users, working with powerful technology, and ultimately lifting the human condition through great design – then we look forward to hearing from you.

To apply directly, please submit your information and portfolio through ibm.com/design at the careers page We are seeking professionals with the following skills:

• User Experience Design
UX Designers will craft intuitive interactions and workflows informed by market and audience research – typically in the form of sketches called ’Wireframes’. Industrial designers with strong interaction design skills are welcome to apply.

• Design Research
Design Researchers will specialize in discovering, analyzing, and communicating user needs. They will use qualitative and quantitative user research to prioritize design work and communicate results to other members of the team.

• Visual Design
Visual Designers will use their expertise in typography, layout, color, etc. to elicit emotional connections and intuitive, intelligent responses from our audience. Pixel perfect precision and expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite and other design software are a must.

• Front-End Development
Front-end Developers will use their expertise in front-end programming to quickly prototype a working model of the assets and ideas generated by Visual, Interaction and Research Designers. A strong background in front-end technology – mobile and web – is a must here. Each of these positions offers an excellent opportunity to develop design skills with a multi disciplinary team of developers, designers and business professionals focused on the next generation of software.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Formal education and experience in visual, interactive, UX or industrial design
• Extremely strong foundation in standard visual, interactive design tools
• Strong, innovative vision supported by a disciplined attention to detail
• Ability to work within a cross-functional team and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines
• Excellent written and verbal interaction skills
• Knowledge of HTML and CSS

To Apply:

Please apply directly at ibm.com/design on the careers page