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Entry Level Federal Associate Designer

  • Internship
  • Washington, D.C. (Washington County)
  • Design/UX/UI

Job description

As a Federal Associate Designer for IBM clients, you will focus on customer strategies by exploring opportunities to benefit from digital innovation, addressing customer needs and designing world-class digital customer experiences. You will create user experience designs and prototypes to test your ideas. You'll share knowledge and collaborate with your team to address ambiguous, complex problems and projects. Applying User Experience, Design Thinking, and Information Architecture methods will help to uncover user and business requirements in the context of the technical landscape. Join us, as we are a next generation services company dedicated to creating transformative ideas that get our clients to the future first.

Job Role Description: As a Federal Associate Designer some potential job descriptions are as follows:
User Research : Create research plans in collaboration with senior teammates, conduct primary and secondary research, and distill insights to actionable user experience strategies.
Visual Design : Create design artifacts to support communication with clients and stakeholders and help define and shape digital direction and vision. For example: presentations, journey maps, personas, storyboards.
User Experience/User Interface: Synthesize user research and business requirements into powerful user experiences. Iteratively create and annotate wireframes and interactive prototypes through collaboration with UI designers, developers, and testers.
Auto req ID

324291BR
Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

Designer
State / Province

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Primary job category

Design
Company

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
Contract type

Regular
Employment Type

Full-Time
Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

No
Travel Required

Up to 100% or 5 days a week (home on weekends - based on project requirements)
IBM Business Group

GBS
Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree
City / Township / Village

Washington
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.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

● Background in Human-Computer Interaction / User Experience methodologies desired but not required
● Willingness to relocate to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
● Many jobs within GBS Federal Sector require U.S. citizenship and/or security clearance because of government or contract requirements. If you are not a U.S. citizen or are unable to obtain security clearance, there may be limited work opportunities for you, which may affect your continued employment at IBM.
● Bachelor's Degree from an accredited 4-year institution coupled with internship, work, and/or project experience
● While many Federal projects are located in the Washington, DC area and have limited travel, candidates must be willing and able to travel up to 100% of the time, if project/business needs require.
Country/Region

United States
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

Preferred Majors:
Design (Applied, Graphic, Visual, Information Technology, Interactive, Instructional, Mobile, User Experience, Web); Human Computer Interaction; Interactive Design; User Experience Design
Secondary Job Category

Other Design
Eligibility Requirements

NA
Position Type

Early Professional
Early Professional Track

Consultant
Location Statement

Many jobs within GBS Federal Sector require U.S. citizenship and/or security clearance because of government or contract requirements. If you are not a U.S. citizen or are unable to obtain security clearance, there may be limited work opportunities for you, which may affect your continued employment at IBM.
New Collar Role

No
Introduction

As a Federal Associate Designer, you'll be a part of client-facing teams along with other consultants, developers, designers, data scientists, technical specialists or project managers to help businesses change the way they work.

Our clients' technical and business needs are constantly evolving. We're hiring inspired, talented individuals eager to apply their knowledge and perspective to challenging work that evolves industries and our world. We prioritize ongoing learning, development of technical skills, and continuous personal growth, all grounded in a culture of coaching and apprenticeship.
Your Life @ 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.
About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that are the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, using its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise to lead to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence. IBM Services is the go-to market name for Global Business Services (GBS) and Global Technology Services (GTS). This role is being hired into GBS Federal Services Sector.
About IBM

IBM is a global cognitive and cloud company changing the way the world works. We foster a culture of creative, innovative thinkers; people who are curious about how technology can transform businesses and impact the world. Our consultants are part of IBM Services where we engage with clients across every industry to deliver technology-driven solutions. We cultivate a diverse, inclusive, global team of people who want to pioneer, reimagine and disrupt the future.
Here's where you come in. We're looking for passionate, original thinkers who want to drive progress, grow their network and further their careers. If you see yourself as someone who never stops learning, who believes no problem is too big to solve, and who wants to unleash your potential, IBM Services is for you.