Information Designer

Job Type:Full Time

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM is seeking Information Design positions to work within an agile team environment. This job will be based in the respective markets, focused on tangible achievements through a vast array of challenging opportunities.

The Information Designer will work as a team member in an agile strategic deals squad supporting pre-sales or any client engagement discussion.

They will apply the highest level of creativity, communications and information design skill to assist deal teams to produce clear and compelling visual communication.

As the key graphics designer on executive summaries and other high impact deliverables, they must be able to develop a brief by working through the requirements with the deal team, and recommending the most appropriate, meaningful and impactful type of visual communication required.

They must have the ability to communicate clearly with stakeholders and articulate any alternative ideas or approaches required.

They will work with the sales team and Technical Subject Matter Experts to build innovative collateral in key solution areas such as: Security, Watson Cognitive, Analytics, Cloud, Mobility, etc. in different industries.

Organizational and interpersonal skills, operating as a team player, and willingness to work under tight deadlines, are additional requirements.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • University education, or design, illustration, multi-media work experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to apply creative thinking to convey ideas in an engaging and appealing manner and develop innovative designs appropriate to the design brief and audience, in keeping with IBM’s brand.

  • A keen eye for aesthetics and details

  • Ability to work well independently and in a team based environment with local or regional teams in remote locations.

  • Proficient in design and documentation development tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Microsoft Office.

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines while maintaining a high level of quality.

  • Competent in defining, planning and managing design deliverables

  • Field of study: Graphic Design, Multimedia, Photography, Journalism, Communications, or Marketing and Advertising.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Creative/Multi-Media/Advertising/Journalism/Marketing/Media studies or profession related activities
  • Familiarity with IT services business terminology

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.

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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
Position located out of the IBM office in Southgate.

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.