2020 Senior Co-Op - Design Researcher

Company: Resource Interactive
Location: California, Maryland, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 26.MAY.2021

Summary

Introduction Thomas J. Watson said it best: "Good design is good business." Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights a...

Description

Introduction

Thomas J. Watson said it best: "Good design is good business." Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights and effectively communicating that knowledge to others. Designers at IBM work to create experiences that work together, work the same, and work for our clients. Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? If so, read on!

Your Role and Responsibilities

Start dates for this position are in ASAP and end in July 31st 2020. Candidates applying must be registered in an graduate degree program in order to be considered eligible.

Design researchers uncover insights, inform design decisions, and forge new opportunities to improve business outcomes through the rigorous study of people and the ecosystems in which they exist. They continuously build team understanding and empathy through empirical observation, experience, and making.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Identifying and communicating high priority questions and opportunities for research to lead team towards strategic opportunities and tactical improvements

Identifying and communicating appropriate research methodology to address research opportunity

Supporting recruiting of appropriate participants for research plans and goals

Conducting research methods and activities to capture qualitative and quantitative data

Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data to generate insights

Delivering compelling stories to communicate actionable insights for team and stakeholders

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Foundational understanding of UX design

Experience with conducting primary and secondary research

Excellent collaboration skills with a persistent curiosity

Experience with research tools (e.g. UserZoom, survey tooling, Usertesting.com, Optimal Workshop, etc.)

Degree in Psychology, Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, Anthropology, Sociology, Behavioral Economics, or related field

About Business Unit

Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client's data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

Your

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.

About IBM

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.

Location Statement

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being

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.

 
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