IBM Senior Designer, IBM Market Development and Insights in New York, New York

In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things – changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. At the heart of this transformation is the Market Development & Insights (MD&I) organization, which helps IBM drive this large scale change by acting as advisors to business leaders who are reinventing our industry and fueling growth for our business. IBM MD&I is a global team of market research analysts and consultants that deliver integrated insights for topics of importance to IBM business leaders and strategists. Our design-focused organization applies IBM Design Thinking and Agile principles to provide services that empower IBMers with the knowledge and confidence to make fact-based decisions. As an MD&I designer, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams to support MD&I experiences such as our brand expression, visual identity, and end-to-end user journeys. You are a critical thinker and empathetic problem solver who desires to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. You will collaborate with analysts and consultants to understand emerging markets, evaluate client needs, and effectively communicate ideas and strategies. Responsibilities include:- Working with Design Team manager and MD&I leadership to shape and evolve the mission and strategy of MD&I design- Leading and providing feedback and guidance to less experienced designers across several multi-disciplinary project initiatives - Prioritizing design work by assessing business requirements, user needs, business impact, and feasibility- Collaborating with colleagues and consulting IBM business leaders to assess design needs for projects- Extending and applying our brand identity and design language in developing creative concepts, web and mobile products, internal presentations, and external reports- Translate complex business insights and market data into visualizations, interactions, and experiences that are easily understood- Crafting and delivering low to high-fidelity designed experiences, informed by market and user research- Identifying business and design strategy opportunities at both the team and organization levels- Understanding user contexts, analyzing needs and opportunities, prototyping and iterating on concepts, and evaluating user experiences- Understanding and practicing IBM Design Thinking across MD&I in different contexts to create meaningful user-focused outcomes Candidates should exhibit the following strengths:- Drive and passion for excellence- Relationship-building and leadership skills that inspire action - Communication, storytelling, and prototyping skills- Problem solving and analytical skills - Strong attention to detail and design processesThis position will be located in Atlanta (GA) or Research Triangle Park (NC) or in Austin (TX).

  • 3+ years experience in visual, interactive, UX, industrial design or similar

  • 3+ year experience demonstrating skills in design tools such as Sketch 3, Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote

  • Candidates must send a portfolio to be considered (URL or PDF format)

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