Design Practice Manager

  • Company: IBM
  • Posted: December 20, 2017
  • Reference ID: 119455BR
**Primary Work Location for this role is Emeryville, CA. Other US-based locations may be considered**

Who We Are

Aspera, an IBM company, is located in Emeryville, California with satellite offices in the United Kingdom, France, and Singapore. The root of our success lies our innovative, patented, highly efficient bulk data transport technology: fasp™ (fast, adaptive, secure protocol). This technology is unique and core to all Aspera high-performance file transfer software.
The Position
We are seeking a Design Lead with interactive visual design and ideation skills to lead 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 a proven track record of collaboration and conflict resolution as it applies to interactive design, and also possesses solid experience of shipping products.
Who You Are
You possess evidence driven decision-making abilities, and 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.  
Core Responsibilities:
  • Lead and Manage a design team in concert with 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

Aspera software is trusted by high-profile users to move extreme data sets at high-speed over global distances for industries such as enterprise IT, games and software development, government, legal & eDiscovery, life sciences, media & entertainment and oil & gas. We're hiring. JOIN US.
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