IBM Senior UI Designer for The Weather Company in ANDOVER, Massachusetts

The Weather Company, an IBM Business is seeking a Senior Visual Designer. The Visual Designer will create usable and beautiful user experiences for our desktop, mobile or web platforms. The ideal candidate should possess an eye for clean design, UI skills, and be able to translate high-level requirements into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces. While it is expected that the designer be well-versed in UX, and wireframing, the primary responsibility in this position will be visual design.

  • Collaborate with product management, design team and engineering to design innovative solutions for the product direction

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to visual specs, animations and asset creation

  • Extend existing brand components into product look and feel

  • Implement relevant industry standards and best practices into designs

  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks. Convert data intense designs into simple visualizations/infographics

  • Create high fidelity mockups

  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders

  • Help UX lead create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

  • Participate in user research and evaluate user feedback

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  • 5+ years of professional experience designing interactive user interfaces

  • Experience designing for web and mobile devices

  • Expert understanding and proven ability to apply fundamental design principles

  • Expert knowledge of appropriate design software (e.g. InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Adobe After Effects)

  • Experience designing animations that enhance the overall usability of products

  • Experience with design patterns of web, iOS and Android Platforms

  • Experience with agile methodologies.

The Weather Company