Entry level Visual/UX Designer - Internship (Markham, ON)

Markham, Ontario
Internship, Entry Level

Your Role and Responsibilities

This position resides in Markham, Ontario and is a 16-month (internship) work term commencing May 2020. 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.
As part of a creative design studio, this role will tackle numerous projects centered primarily around design artifacts for next generation software products working with an incubation team. This will involve the creation of user workflows, interaction patterns, low & high-fidelity mockups, demos and other graphical elements for user interfaces. You should be a self-starter, creative in your thinking about design issues, have knowledge of design principles in order to work with other designers, communication and documentation skills and be able to work with a wide variety of people - both face-to-face and via conference calls.


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.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Can demonstrate experience with key design tools such as Adobe Creative Cloud, Sketch, Invision, etc.
  • Can demonstrate design skills through creation of user experiences as well as visually compelling artifacts, icons, mockups, etc.
  • Portfolio of previous work must be presented that shows an understanding of visual and UX design
  • Proven communication skills and an ability to drill down to a customer's requirements
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, team-based environment
  • An awesome and positive attitude
  • Co-op or internship program enrollment is mandatory

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

  • Photography and/or video creation skills
  • An understanding of guidelines and standards of web design and knowledge of HTML and CSS is a bonus.

Required Education: High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education: Pre-University Qualification

Eligibility Requirements: N/A

About Business Unit

Digitization is accelerating the ongoing evolution of business, and clouds - public, private, and hybrid - enable companies to extend their existing infrastructure and integrate across systems. IBM Cloud provides the security, control, and visibility that our clients have come to expect. We are working to provide the right tools and environment to combine all of our client’s data, no matter where it resides, to respond to changing market dynamics.

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.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

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

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, Sudan, 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Country/Region: Canada

State / Province: ONTARIO

City / Township / Village: MARKHAM

IBM Business Group: CLOUD

Primary job category: Software Development & Support

Secondary Job Category: Other Software Development & Support

Role ( Job Role ): Technical Support Professional

Employment Type: Full-Time

Contract type: Internship

New Collar Role: Yes

Early Professional Track: Designer

Position Type: Intern

Travel Required: No Travel

Company: (0026) IBM Canada Limited - IBM Canada Limitee

How to Apply