Thomas J. Watson said it best: "Good design is good business." Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights a...
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 CO-OP POSITION ARE IN JANUARY 2022. THE CO-OP WILL RUN 5-12 MONTHS.
CANDIDATES APPLYING MUST BE ENROLLED IN AN UNDERGRAD OR GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAM IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE
Want to do your best work ever? At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? Then join us at IBM where the best in the industry are passionate about the design of excellent experiences, enabling designers to further develop their skills, experience, and craft, and supporting IBM teams in delivering market-leading, human-centered products and services.
User experience designers create human-centered experiences by designing the structural and informational foundation for products, services, and systems. They facilitate the delivery of all elements, interactions, and decisions that add value to the total user experience.
These are office based positions in IBM locations including the following. Opportunities in these locations will vary based on demand & will be deleted as filled:
CA - San Jose,
NY - NYC and
TX - Austin
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Interpreting research insights and building understanding of users and context
Defining user experience goals and design principles
Applying knowledge of psychological and physical attributes of humans (e.g. Hick's Law, Fitt's Law)
Designing the architecture of the functions and information of the experience
Designing the interaction patterns between functions/information and users/customers
Designing pathways of navigation through an experience; demonstrating understanding of content, functions, and relationships within the system
Supporting and planning for variation of user contexts (e.g. culture, environment, and activity)
Converging and translating technological, operational, and functional constraints into human-centered opportunities
Facilitating and designing for the relational aspects across every part of the experience
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience or familiarity with designing for accessibility standards
Familiarity with design systems
Degree in User Experience Design, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Information Architecture, or related field
* Part of IBM's mission is to help those without advanced degrees achieve employment in the IT industry. While a high school diploma is a minimum requirement for employment at our company, equivalent experience will substitute for formal education. Please visit our 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report for more information on this important initiative:
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