Content Designer Summer Intern : 2021IntroductionThomas J. Watson said it best: “Good design is good business.” Visualization is critical to discovering data-driven insights and effectively communicating that knowledge to others. Designers at IBM work to create experiences that work together, work the same, and work for our clients. Does the thought of creating the platform at the heart of solutions like Watson, Blockchain, IoT, and Security excite you? If so, read on!Your Role and ResponsibilitiesContent designers create and communicate meaning throughout product or service experiences for users and customers. They primarily do this through researching the subject(s), writing, curating, and editing content for accuracy, clarity, and usability. They help people understand the value of IBM solutions and guide users with messaging that helps them achieve their goals across the product experience. They also localize content for specific audiences and markets.These are office-based positions in IBM locations including:CA – Foster City, San Francisco, San JoseCT – SouthburyGA – Brookhaven, Sandy SpringsIL – ChicagoMA – Andover, Cambridge, LittletonNY – NYC, PoughkeepsieNC – Research Triangle ParkOH – ColumbusTX – AustinDistrict of ColumbiaOpportunities in these locations will vary based on business demand & will be deleted as filled.Required Technical and Professional ExpertiseModeling and formatting content into viable, feasible, and desirable solutionsResearching and studying the subject and context to inform contentWriting, curating, and editing content for accuracy, clarity, and usabilitySimplifying complex content for usersCreating content that drives user actionsDemonstrates ability to evaluate and design for the interactions between language and design elements to construct a logical, compelling narrative throughout user/client journeyDefining and applying consistent voice and tone throughout content journeyDefining content goals and journeys based on user or customer goals.Preferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseExcellent communication skills with a passion for great storytellingFoundational understanding of UX design and design researchExcellent collaboration skills with a persistent curiosityAttention to detail in the language and relationships of design elements in the experienceLocalizing content for specific audiences and marketsBasic research skills to measure and analyze efficacy of contentDegree in Writing, English, Journalism, Communication, Information Design, or related field.About Business UnitNo matter where you work in IBM, you are making an impact. As an Early Professional with IBM, you will be taking on a key role with one of our industry-leading business units to work on the technology that is solving our most challenging problems and changing the way the world thinks.Your Life @ IBMWhat 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.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM’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 StatementWe consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.Being You @ IBMIBM 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.