Visual User Interface Designer - IBM - Hursley - Wizbii

Visual User Interface Designer

  • By IBM
  • Hursley (United Kingdom)
  • Design

Job description

Job Description
Become a part of the IBM z Systems Design team – a well-established design team in IBM. We have an exciting opportunity for a User Interface (UI) Visual designer to join our team. 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. 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 brand design language to produce iconic user experiences. The visual designer will use their experience in designing visual communication, layout, typography, color, etc to elicit emotional connections and intuitive, intelligent responses from our audience. Pixel perfect precision and demonstrated skills in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, and other design software are a must.

Responsibilities
·  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 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 team’s 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

Key Skills
·  Excellent creative, conceptual, and problem solving skills
·  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, color theory, page layout, and iconography
·  Ability to work within a cross-functional team and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines Please provide portfolio of work that demonstrates skills/ability - website link is perfect.
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
·  Previous experience in Visual Design and Customer Interaction
·  Experience with Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud and/or other design tools
·  Secondary skills in Interaction Design and/or Front-end Development
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
·  Previous 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 customer's requirements
·  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
Auto req ID

138163BR
Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

Designer
State / Province

HAMPSHIRE
Primary job category

Design & Offering Management
Company

(8660) IBM United Kingdom Limited
Contract type

Regular
Employment Type

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

No
Travel Required

Up to 10% or 1 day a week
IBM Business Group

Systems
Preferred Education

Master's Degree
City / Township / Village

HURSLEY
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, 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

·  Previous 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 customer's requirements
·  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

Country/Region

United Kingdom
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

·  Previous experience in Visual Design and Customer Interaction
·  Experience with Sketch, Adobe Creative Cloud and/or other design tools
·  Secondary skills in Interaction Design and/or Front-end Development
Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility to work in the UK and EU
Position Type

Professional
Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire

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