IBM Designer (m/f) in BOEBLINGEN, Germany
We are seeking full-time designers (across various profiles) to work in the Design Division at IBM. Portfolio submission required. Must send PDF or URL for graphic design portfolio to be considered as a candidate.Qualifications:● Formal education or relevant experience in visual or interactive design● A demonstrated foundation in visual or interactive design tools. Must have the ability to use industry standard design tools at a minimum of an intermediate level or higher● Ability to pay close attention to detail● Ability to handle multiple projects under tight deadlines● Ability to work autonomously● Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills● Demonstrated interaction skills● Knowledge of HTMLDesigners will articulate and envision the future of IBM’s entire portfolio of products, ranging from software, hardware to consulting. This will include the following disciplines:Front End DevelopmentAs a Front-End Developer, your passion and experience for building responsive, elegant and engaging experiences with future friendly web technologies is palpable. You lead the conversation about the various devices a person will use when engaging with our products; and your skill developing for mobile helps you think about how to tie them together to create delightful experiences. You are mindful of emergent technologies and get excited at the prospect of tying them into a design. You will collaborate on the overall design, creating prototypes to explore and demonstrate nuanced interaction patterns; which will influence or be the frameworks used for front-end applications. You will be working side by side with User Experience (UX) Designers and Software Engineers.User Experience DesignAs a User Experience Designer, you are the master of information architecture, user interaction, intuitive workflows and content prioritization. You will work with Product Management and Design Researchers to obtain market and user research and translate it into a draft of what the product will look like, how it will behave, and how it ties back to the user’s goals - typically in the form of wireframes. Industrial designers with strong interaction design skills are welcome to apply.Visual DesignAs a Visual Designer, you will specialize in organizing information visually to engage audiences emotionally and communicate effectively. You will demonstrate exhibited skills in visual design principles including typography, layout, imagery, color, etc. Demonstrated skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, and other tools are a must. Your work will provide end-users with an instant emotional connection to a product even before they start using it.Design ResearchAs a Design Researcher you will specialize in uncovering user needs. You will be able to demonstrate a demonstrated foundation in qualitative and quantitative research methods and a practical ability to interview and observe users. You will also have demonstrated abilities to use analytical techniques and your own judgment to prioritize design work and communicate those results to other members of the design team. Your findings yield demons insights that can be used to determine what people need from their tools, the exact points where users are abandoning solutions, and even help uncover the next big innovation in a product line.Our position 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. You will gain real-life experience with a corporate position that will not only impact IBM’s bottom line but also influence the future of software.Positions require that you have a proven foundation in leadership, problem solving, analytical thinking, multi-tasking, written & verbal communication skills as well as a focus on customer success. Previous work or co-op experience on software projects is a plus.
High School Diploma/GED