Design Manager - Hybrid Cloud
- City:FOSTER CITY
- Category:Design & Offering Management
- Required Education:Bachelor's Degree
- Position Type:Professional
- Employment Type:Full-Time
- Contract Type:Regular
- Req ID:140216BR
Who We Are
Today’s operating environment demands a stack that’s responsive to the innovative enterprise – one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. By 2020, businesses will commit at least 50% of IT spend on cloud. Businesses are prioritizing the secure connection and extension mission-critical apps, and IBM Hybrid Cloud is a leader in providing these solutions.
We are seeking a Design Manager in the creation of products and interfaces that are compelling and easy to use. You will have ownership of shaping the look and feel of our next generation of enterprise software across multiple platforms. You will apply expert design skills to user flows across desktop, web, cloud and mobile interactions. The ideal candidate has solid experience of shipping products.
Who You Are
You are well-versed in a wide range of concepts from the fields of visual design, information architecture, interaction design, user testing and prototyping. You possess a thorough understanding of interaction design principles and best practices, and recognize the symbiosis between visual and interaction design work to create a world-class user experience. You value the impact of collaboration, and are capable of translating highly complex issues into easy-to-understand design requirements. Standard deliverables such as sketches, wireframes, storyboards, mockups, and information hierarchies come to life as a result of your superior written and verbal communication skills.
Lead and Manage a design team collaborating alongside brilliant software engineers in a fast moving startup culture
Contribute to the usability and appearance of our applications
Produce and deliver innovative UX/UI experiences and design concepts
Play a key role in the visual design and user flow of new products and features
- Work with multi-platform applications
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
You must be able to provide a design portfolio for review displaying design process, in addition to shipped products you were involved in
Formal education in Design, Interaction Design, Computer Science, or related field
Advanced Interaction Design skills and Human-Centered design methods in practice that meet user needs and business goals
Actively engaged in the UX community and in tune with the latest developments in the industry
Minimum of 7 years of user experience design for multi-platform web applications
Minimum of 2 years of user experience in mobile applications
Minimum of 4 years’ experience leading and managing a design team, while collaborating with both engineering and product teams
Ability to define product requirements based on user and stakeholder research
Can-do attitude: Will go the extra mile to launch the best possible design
Preferred Tech and Prof Experience
Masters in User Experience Design, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science or related discipline.
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.