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Your Role and Responsibilities
This position resides in Ottawa, Ontario and is a 12-month work term commencing May 2022. It is mandatory that all applicants are enrolled in full-time studies at a post-secondary institution and returning to full-time studies upon completion of the work term.
The IBM Canada Lab Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) team works on tactical curriculum development and research innovation projects, supported by development team technical experts, designers, developers and product managers. Work may proceed directly in product team code bases, and/or be shared with faculty, students and IBM clients.
Fully engage as part of a well-organized, flexible and highly integrated team, with an emphasis on continuous, just-in-time learning of the latest technologies and solutions.
Work closely with Content Technical Analysts to design compelling tutorials, workshops, assignments and sample projects featuring the latest IBM analytics, blockchain, cloud and data science technologies, including AI/ML.
Apply user research, design thinking, jobs-to-be-done theory and related service design methodologies with diverse stakeholders to create meaningful experiences of discovery, triumph and enrichment with IBM technology.
Develop fluency in IBM Enterprise Design Thinking and work with gifted co-facilitators to deliver workshops for researchers, students and clients.
Demonstrate a clear pride of ownership by communicating design strategies that achieve desired outcomes.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Knowledge and experience with interactive design domain
Exceptional verbal, visual and written communication skills to articulate UX logic and reasoning across disciplines
Ability to collaborate with a team of designers and work well with cross-functional teams
A portfolio demonstrating your work (school projects are acceptable)
Strong knowledge and understanding of user-centered design
Ability to generate end-to-end designs - from concept and ideation through high fidelity design
Proficient with leading design software such as Figma, Sketch, the Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
Must be eligible for a 12 month work term starting May 2022.
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Co-op or internship program enrollment is preferred
Familiarity with the interactive design process
Appreciation of the user's experience when interacting with software
Experience with research methodologies, creating personas, user scenario flows, usability testing, task analysis and information architecture
Demonstrated experience developing and communicating UX design guidelines and design specifications
Participation in campus societies or groups
Prior knowledge of IBM Enterprise Design Thinking is a bonus
Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.
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.
This role requires you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to your start date. Full vaccination refers to receiving dosage of COVID-19 vaccines that provide full protection in accordance with Canada Public Health and WHO guidance (full series of a 2 dose vaccine plus 14 days or a one dose vaccine plus 14 days from the last dose). Proof of vaccination status will be required. Booster vaccination requirements may be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.
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.
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.
This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.
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.