21 days old

Visual Designer

Winchester, England SO21 2
  • Job Code
    249557BR

Introduction
Todays operating environment demands a stack thats 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 Hybrid Cloud is a leader in providing these solutions. Heres 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 premier cloud platform, IBM Cloud, as well as other Fortune 500, on-premise, and enterprise software offerings.


Your Role and Responsibilities
We have an exciting opportunity for a UI Visual Designer to join our team in Hursley, UK. Designers in this role will create irresistible user interfaces for strategic product and service offerings within our portfolio. He or she will work with and enhance our design language to produce iconic user experiences. Our designed outcomes will be used across the world by hundreds of thousands to build, deploy, and manage apps for use by millions of IBM clients. The Visual Designer will use their experience in designing visual communication, layout, typography, colour, etc. to elicit emotional connections and intuitive, intelligent responses from our audience. The best candidate will have several years of experience collaborating effectively with Product Management and engineering in agile and lean delivery methodologies. The candidate must demonstrate leadership, technical curiosity, and tenacity to partner with some of the leading technologists in the field of cloud and cognitive computing.

Responsibilities
  • Work hands-on, creating interface and visual design solutions from concept to fulfilment
  • Provide visual feedback and guidance to other designers as necessary on visual design execution as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Team with user experience designers, design researchers and developers to ensure visual design enhances the overall user experience
  • Contribute to storyboards & 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-fidelity designs to enable front end development to deliver prototypes to engineering
  • Collaborate on user experience planning with the teams UX lead
  • Consult with architects, 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 design research as part of IBM 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

Who You Are

The successful candidate will be a hands on expert in visual design, capable of working with User Experience designers, Design Researchers and Developers to ensure the visual look-and-feel enhances the overall user experience of our products. Pixel perfect precision and demonstrated skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and other design software are a must. You possess.
  • Excellent creative, conceptual, and problem-solving skills
  • Communication skills and an ability to drill down to a customer's requirements
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Outstanding storytelling and presentation skills
  • Strong strategic skills in assessing business and user scenarios, approaches and deliverables
  • Deep understanding of objective visual design decisions
  • Knowledge of industry standard design tools
  • Working knowledge of how compositions translate to HTML, JavaScript and CSS used to deliver feasible designs
  • Demonstrated knowledge of best practices in typography, colour theory, page layout, and iconography

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • You possess a portfolio with work samples that demonstrates skills/ability including branding, user-centred design, visualizations of complex experiences
  • Demonstrated foundation in industry standard design processes, methods, and tools
  • Demonstrated innovative vision supported by a disciplined attention to detail
  • Proficient in HTML and CSS
  • 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
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, team-based environment
  • Familiarity with design and technology trends
  • More than 3 years of experience as a UI Visual Designer working in a broad portfolio of related products and/or constitute a complex solution
  • Understanding of Design principles and their application
  • Bachelors Degree in visual/graphic, digital interactive, or UX design


WHEN YOU APPLY PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR PORTFOLIO TO YOUR APPLICATION OR PROVIDE A LINK IN YOUR CV TO YOUR REMOTE PORTFOLIO.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
  • Experience working with enterprise software (agile/continuous delivery desired)
  • Demonstrated experience with collaboration across design teams
  • Demonstrated Design Thinking experience
  • Experience designing for accessibility
  • Exposure to motion graphics
  • Data visualization skills
  • Masters Degree in visual/graphic design, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, or related disciplines
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, colour, 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.





Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • You possess a portfolio with work samples that demonstrates skills/ability including branding, user-centred design, visualizations of complex experiences
  • Demonstrated foundation in industry standard design processes, methods, and tools
  • Demonstrated innovative vision supported by a disciplined attention to detail
  • Proficient in HTML and CSS
  • 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
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, team-based environment
  • Familiarity with design and technology trends
  • More than 3 years of experience as a UI Visual Designer working in a broad portfolio of related products and/or constitute a complex solution
  • Understanding of Design principles and their application
  • Bachelors Degree in visual/graphic, digital interactive, or UX design





Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
  • Experience working with enterprise software (agile/continuous delivery desired)
  • Demonstrated experience with collaboration across design teams
  • Demonstrated Design Thinking experience
  • Experience designing for accessibility
  • Exposure to motion graphics
  • Data visualization skills
  • Masters Degree in visual/graphic design, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, or related disciplines
WHEN YOU APPLY PLEASE ATTACH A COPY OF YOUR PORTFOLIO TO YOUR APPLICATION OR PROVIDE A LINK IN YOUR CV TO YOUR REMOTE PORTFOLIO.




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 clients data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.


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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Posted: 2019-09-30 Expires: 2019-10-30

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