25 days old

Lead UX Designer

Toronto, ON M5H
  • Job Code
    251351BR

Introduction
Software Developers at IBM are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provideindustry-leading solutions that make the world run today - planes and trains take off on time, bank transactions complete in the blink of an eye and the world remains safe because of the work our software developers do. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a client, software development is critical to the success of IBMand our clients worldwide. At IBM, you will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of.


Your Role and Responsibilities
This position would be responsible for User Experience design.

Responsibilities and Skills

Gather requirements while incorporating input from multiple stakeholders.
Review requirements specifications and provide effective guidance to the product development team
Perform task analysis, flow charts, and heuristic evaluations
Create wire-frames, storyboards, use case scenarios, usability design specifications, and design prototypes
Focus on very detailed interaction design, working from the higher-level architecture artifacts
Design the actual user interface including screen layout, widgets, and interactions
Design and specify user interfaces using iterative design techniques and through the application of information architecture design, interaction design, cognitive design and human computer interaction design principles
Provide leadership to inform and influence product design
Experience with visual design - graphics, colours, style, transitions, and layouts that support interaction architecture and design

*this role will require the individual to work from our 185 Spadina office on a regular basis*




Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • A diploma or degree (Bachelors or Masters degree, etc.) in Professional Arts, Interdisciplinary Design, Computer Science (Human Computer Interaction), Interaction Design, Digital Media or any related field, with relevant experiences and portfolios
  • 5+ years of experience with Design Thinking and a demonstrable history of applying its tenants & principles
  • Knowledge of UCD principles and methodology
  • Skilled at communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale within the UCD process
  • Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones
  • Experience with Sketch, OmniGraffle or Axure for wire framing and prototyping
  • Some exposure to CSS, HTML and/or JavaScript
  • Demonstrated interest in tangential fields like: Agile methodologies, Lean UX, design research, big data, data visualization, fine art, writing and communications with a possible background in Fintech or other financial related field



Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • .Experience with Design Thinking and a demonstrable history of applying its tenants & principles
  • Knowledge of UCD principles and methodology
  • Skilled at communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale within the UCD process
  • Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones
  • Experience with Sketch, OmniGraffle or Axure for wire framing and prototyping
  • Some exposure to CSS, HTML and/or JavaScript
  • Demonstrated interest in tangential fields like: Agile methodologies, Lean UX, design research, big data, data visualization, fine art, writing and communications with a possible background in Fintech or other financial related field



About Business Unit
IBM Industry Platforms provides a range of strategic technologies to remove much of the cost and complexity of delivering core business functions. By delivering artificial intelligence, analytics, security, blockchain and cloud technology as a service, and in a complete platform tailored to the needs of each industry, IBM helps clients become more customer-centric, balance costs and mitigate risk.


Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre 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
IBMs 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
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.


Being You @ IBM
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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  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-09-18 Expires: 2019-10-18

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