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User Experience Designer Sr. Summer Intern: 2021 (CIO)

User Experience Designer Sr. Intern: 2021 (CIO)
Thomas J. Watson said it best: “Good design is good business.” Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights and effectively communicating that knowledge to others. Designers at IBM work to create experiences that work together, work the same, and work for our clients. Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? If so, read on!
Your Role and Responsibilities
The IBM CIO is searching for talented User Experience (UX) interns to join our CIO Design team in providing IBMers with a great User Experience for our internal solutions. User experience designer Interns create human-centered experiences by designing the structural and informational foundation for products, services, and systems. They facilitate the delivery of all elements, interactions, and decisions that add value to the total user experience.
In this role, you will be responsible for tasks associated with user experience design on both large and small scale solutions. You will work closely with stakeholders, other talented design professionals, and others in a multidisciplinary team to design web and mobile solutions.
  • Work with stakeholders and others as part of a multidisciplinary team to define requirements and design the solution, depending on the project
  • Work with user researchers to gain an understanding of user tasks, integrating these findings with business requirements to design the user interface
  • Tease out the important characteristics of users, their environments, and work tasks to drive an intuitive experience
  • Work with Visual Designers to create delightful and elegant User Experiences
  • Develop user profiles, usability requirements, use cases and scenarios to articulate the solution experience
  • Design intuitive and simple user interfaces for web and mobile solutions, producing journey maps, storyboards, mockups, and conceptual models
  • Iteratively prototype designs using research insights and user feedback
  • Leverage experience in prototype tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Axure, Zeplin, Abstract, and InVision
  • Display teamwork and persuasive interpersonal communications skills
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Interpreting research insights and building understanding of users and context
  • Defining user experience goals and design principles
  • Applying knowledge of psychological and physical attributes of humans (e.g. Hick's Law, Fitt's Law)
  • Designing the architecture of the functions and information of the experience
  • Designing the interaction patterns between functions/information and users/customers
  • Designing pathways of navigation through an experience; demonstrating understanding of content, functions, and relationships within the system
  • Supporting and planning for variation of user contexts (e.g. culture, environment, and activity)
  • Converging and translating technological, operational, and functional constraints into human-centered opportunities
  • Facilitating and designing for the relational aspects across every part of the experience
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Experience or familiarity with designing for accessibility standards
  • Familiarity with design systems
  • Degree in User Experience Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Information Architecture, or related field
About Business Unit
The IBM Finance organization is responsible for driving enterprise performance and transformation. We are the financial stewards of IBM, delivering IBM’s financial strategy, developing new business models, and mitigating enterprise risk. Do you have a passion for creating business value? Join our team in accounting, financial planning, pricing, business controls, tax, treasury, business development (acquisitions & divestitures), and global financing.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re 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
IBM’s 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
IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
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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