"IBM Z is the World's most powerful business platform. 68% of enterprise production workloads, 80% of structured enterprise data, and 55% of all enterprise transactions, including more than 50% of the back end transactions generated from mobile enterprise applications run on IBM Z. We are embarking on an exciting journey to transform the developer experience on IBM Z by embracing disruptive technologies spanning all aspects of development, test, deployment, and monitoring.
To accomplish this transformation, we are aggressively hiring top talent for a variety of positions, including offering management, design, and development. Join us on this exciting journey, leverage cutting edge technologies at work, and deliver meaningful innovation for the platform that runs business.
DevOps for z Systems is looking for a Visual Designer with User Experience (UX) skills to join our team. The successful candidate will be a hands on expert in UX, capable of working with UI visual designer, design researchers and developers to ensure the visual look-and-feel enhances the overall user experience of our products.
In addition, the design team will work with the offering manager, and front- and back-end developers. The candidate will co-locate with members of the IBM Studios Toronto, Warden team, who consist of visual designers, UX designers, design researchers, and front-end developers who work in different Business Units.
You'll be able to work hands-on creating interface and visual design solutions from concept to final code
Provide visual feedback and guidance to other designers as necessary on visual design execution as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Team with user experience designers, design researchers, and developers to ensure visual design enhances the overall user experience of our products
Contribute to storyboards and task flows designs, effectively communicating visual intentions to the design team and sponsor users
Work with design researchers to understand stakeholders, users, and the markets in which they operate
Deliver pixel perfect hi-fidelty designs to enable front-end development to deliver prototyes to engineering
Collaborate on user experience planning with the team's UX lead
Consult with architect, product leads and key stakeholders
Participate in user research activities
Promote a user first approach to the stated problem
Possess a fundamental awareness of enterprise, technology, developer, and design trends
Evangelize the importance of Enterprise Design Thinking and educate product teams that are new to design research methods in order to help them integrate real users into their design lifecycle
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
2+ years of visual user interface design for SaaS enterprise applications
Formal education and experience in visual, interactive, or UX design
Demonstrated foundation in industry standard design processes, methods, and tools
Demonstrated innovative vision supported by a disciplined attention to detail
Communication skills and an ability to drill down to a requirement
An understanding of guidelines and standards of web design
An understanding of interface and user experience design best practices for all screen sizes and devices
Demonstrate knowledge of best practices in typography, color, page layout, and iconography
Ability to work with-in a cross-functional team and handle mulitple projects with tight deadlines. Please provide a portfolio of work that demonstrates skills/ability
web site link is perfect
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
2+ years of experience in Visual Design and Customer interaction
At least 2 years of experience using Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud, and/or other design tools
Secondary skills in Interaction Design
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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