Design Team Lead

Company: IBM
Location: Minneapolis , Minnesota, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 06.NOV.2018

Summary

**Job Description** Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite y...

Description

**Job Description**

Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? Do you love helping others around you grow, thrive on building cross-functional teams with Offering Managers and Developers, live to ship beautiful and functional products and strive to create a great place to work?

If so, read on!

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 Cloud is a leader in providing these solutions. Here?s the chance to become a part of the IBM Cloud Design team ?a well-established user interface design team designing integrated cloud services for IBM's Cloud Platform.

**The Position**

We've structured our teams to have one Design Team Lead responsible for a strategic part of our user experience, working with an integrated squad of designers, offering managers and developers. You might expect your overall breakdown of life to look something like this:

+ 40% Project Strategy & Coordination

+ 30% Design (Product, Storytelling, & Presentations)

+ 20% Mentoring & Critique

+ 10% Project Management

Preferred Work Location: Austin, TX

Sound like you? If so we?d LOVE to hear from you! Come help us shape the next generation of IBM Cloud.

**Required Technical and Professional Expertise**

+ Portfolio and work samples including user-centered design skills, visualizations of complex experiences such as flows, scenarios, personas, etc. (any fidelity), sketches to mid-fidelity interactions (show your process) and clickable prototypes (any fidelity)

+ 6 years of experience solving complex user problems and in working in a broad portfolio of related products and/or constitute a complex solution

+ Associate's Degree/College Diploma in a design field or Computer Science or Human Computer Interaction

+ Mastery of design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, inVision, Adobe creative suite

+ Successful track record leading interdisciplinary teams informed by stakeholder and user inputs

+ Demonstration of committed and respectful collaboration between members of cross-functional teams

+ Demonstration of delivering exceptional user-centered outcomes to market

**Preferred Tech and Prof Experience**

+ Master?s Degree in a design field or Computer Science or Human Computer Interaction

+ 10 years of experience in design

+ Successful track record participating in interdisciplinary teams informed by stakeholder and user inputs

+ Technical background

+ Experience creating clickable prototypes (Flinto or Invision)

**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.

 
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