IBM is seeking User Experience Designers, Researchers, Visual Designers and Developers

23 Mar 2013 1:57 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

IBM is now actively recruiting User Experience team members from campuses and from within industry. For more information, please send your resume to David Schwartz, IBM Senior Technical Staff Member, at

Job description

The IBM Design Division needs talented and motivated designers to lead an era of design-led innovation at one of the largest software companies in the world. Designers will conceive and articulate the future of IBM’s entire portfolio of products, ranging from software and hardware to consulting.

These positions are available to start immediately!

User Experience Designers

UX Designers will craft intuitive interactions and workflows informed by market and user research. Industrial designers with strong interaction design skills are welcome to apply.

User Experience Researchers

UX Researchers will specialize in discovering, analyzing, and communicating user needs and evaluating user experiences. They will use qualitative and quantitative user research to prioritize design work and communicate results to other members of the team.

Visual Designers

Visual designers will use their expertise in designing visual communication, layout, typography, color, etc. to elicit emotional connections and intuitive, intelligent responses from our audience. Pixel perfect precision and expert skills in Adobe Creative Suite and other design software are a must.

Design Developers

Design Developers will use their expertise in front-end programming, mobile platforms and web markup, to quickly prototype a working model of the assets and ideas generated by Visual Designers, User Experience Designers and Researchers. A strong background in front-end technology (web and/or mobile) is a must.

Each of these positions offers an excellent opportunity to develop a design career with a multi disciplinary team of developers, designers and business professionals focused on the next generation of software.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Formal education and experience in visual, interactive, UX or industrial design
  • Strong foundation in industry standard design processes, methods, and tools
  • Strong, innovative vision supported by a disciplined attention to detail
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal interaction skills
  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS

A proven ability to lead and manage a small multi-disciplinary design team is desirable (but not required).

Exposure to web and mobile development and related skills, documentation, business tools and methodologies, troubleshooting and problem resolution, and customer facing experience

Candidates MUST provide a portfolio to be considered (URL or PDF).


  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Readiness to travel 10% travel annually
  • English: Intermediate


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • English: Fluent

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.

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