Internship/Praktikum: Designer (UX, Visual, Research or FED) (d/f/m))

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Connecticum Job-Nr 1447625 / 476315BR
  • Arbeitgeber: IBM Deutschland
    Jobdatum: 17. November 2021
    Fachbereiche: Wirtschaftswissenschaften: allg. Wirtschaftswissenschaften
    Sonstige: Kommunikationsdesign
    Einsatzort: Böblingen; Baden-Württemberg

    Internship/Praktikum: Designer (UX, Visual, Research or FED) (d/f/m)) - Jobangebot

    Internship/Praktikum: Designer (UX, Visual, Research or FED) (d/f/m))


    Your Role and Responsibilities

    Join our talented designers to create new generation user interfaces and interactive prototypes for modern enterprise software. Discover and improve your skills in an agile development environment and learn about AI and machine learning and apply Enterprise Design Thinking in your daily work to collaborate effectively with different stakeholders. Your internship has a focus either in UX Design, Visual Design, Design Research or Front-End Development. You are part of an international product team, that will help you to grow your skills and expertise further and you will also gain insights in other design disciplines.
    UX design
    User experience designers create human-centered experiences by designing the structural and informational foundation for products and systems. They facilitate the delivery of all elements, interactions, and decisions that add value to the total user experience.
    - Learning about the industry and domain for your project's subject matter, and identifying the key users you'll be designing for
    - Conducting research to learn more about your user and their biggest pain points
    - Investigating the user's problems and creating simple, intuitive solutions
    - Testing and validating the usability of your team's designs
    - Synthesizing real user feedback and figuring out how to work it back into your designs
    - Communicating your concepts and ideas via storytelling
    - Continually engaging with project stakeholders to design experiences that stay true to the business's needs
    - Taking your concepts from low-fidelity sketches to high-fidelity mock-ups
    - Designing the interaction patterns between functions/information and users/customers

    Visual/UI design
    Visual designers communicate intent and meaning through visual experiences to incite understanding and action from people. They translate functions and information into emotionally compelling and desirable experiences.
    - Translating structural information into visual forms that make information compelling, easier to understand, and actionable
    - Communicating through nuanced use of color, tone, layout, composition, imagery, typography, interactions, and motion
    - Applying the IBM design system and unifying all visual elements as part of one experience and one IBM brand philosophy to tell a consistent and compelling narrative
    - Designing for accessibility
    - Making ideas come to life through imagery and visual representations of concepts at various levels of fidelity

    Design Research
    Design researchers uncover insights, inform design decisions, and forge new opportunities to improve business outcomes through the rigorous study of people and the ecosystems in which they exist. They continuously build team understanding and empathy through empirical observation, experience, and making.
    - Identifying and communicating high priority questions and opportunities for research to lead team towards strategic opportunities and tactical improvements
    - Identifying and communicating appropriate research methodology to address research opportunity
    - Supporting recruiting of appropriate participants for research plans and goals
    - Conducting research methods and activities to capture qualitative and quantitative data
    - Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data to generate insights
    - Delivering compelling stories to communicate actionable insights for team and stakeholders

    Front-End Development
    Front-End developers are the backbone of our strategic initiatives to design, code, test, and provide industry-leading solutions that make the world run today. Whether you are working on projects internally or for a product team, you tanslate requirements into the design and development of systems in an agile environment. You iterate with designers on concepts by coding interactive prototypes.
    - Develop coded prototypes for the applications user interface.
    - Translate graphic visual and interactive designs into the presentation layer for highly interactive web applications using responsive design, motions and development techniques
    - Work closely with designers to take wireframes from conception to implementation and design and improve user interfaces
    - Work with the IBM Design System to implement UIs
    - Work in JavaScript, Node.js or frameworks such as React, Vue or Angular
    - Are skilled in UI Development technologies such as HTML, CSS and JSON
    - Have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Design Thinking and agile development methodology

    Please also see section 'Required Professional and Technical Expertise'.

    Location: Boeblingen, Stuttgart area, Germany (see 'Your Life @ IBM')

    Duration: 6 months

    When applying to this offering, please upload - preferably in one single pdf file - your CV as well as:
    1) Cover Letter including your availability (earliest start / latest end date)
    2) Portfolio with work examples
    3) University enrollment document to prove that you are still studying
    4) Your latest transcript of records
    5) Non-EU citizens studying in Germany: residency & work permit for Germany (all pages please))
    6) Non-EU citizens studying outside Germany: copy of passport incl. place of birth

    Thank you.

    Still studying? Passionate about design? We’re looking for interns who will create delightful experiences for our users in the IBM Design Studio in Boeblingen, Germany.

    IBM Design’s mission is simple: put the user at the center of our products. If you are a passionate problem-solver, able to empathize with users and turn that empathy into design insights, we want you to join us in creating design experiences.
    Required Technical and Professional Expertise
    - Working collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary team environment
    - Knowledge of industry-standard design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite & Sketch
    - Working understanding of capabilities and limitations of web technologies including: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.
    - Familiarity with design systems
    - Have an interest in, understanding of, or experience with Design Thinking and agile development methodology
    - Front-End Development: Basic knowledge in one or more of the following technology areas: HTML, CSS, UI Development, JavaScript, Node.js React, Vue, Angular
    - Design Research: Experience with conducting primary and secondary research and with research tools (e.g. UserZoom, survey tooling,, Optimal Workshop, etc.)
    Preferred Technical and Professional Experience
    Required Education
    Pre-University Qualification
    Preferred Education
    Bachelor's Degree
    Eligibility Requirements
    Candidates applying for this internship position must be student enrolled at university. When applying, please submit a comprehensive set of documents including a link to your portfolio.

    About Business Unit
    IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
    Your Life @ IBM
    Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

    Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

    It's time to define your career.
    About IBM
    IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

    Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

    At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.
    Location Statement
    For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.
    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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
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