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Design Researcher for Watson Health (Onc-Genomics)
New York, NY

None required
IT Skills 1
  • Software Engineering

1 opening available

Open ended contract

0% travel

✓ Yes Direct hire employee
✓ Yes Full-time
✓ Yes Permanent
✓ Yes On-site
✓ Yes Remote work

Key features * A health benefits portfolio that provides strong support for employee well-being and preventive care, comprehensive coverage to meet a range of medical situations, and solid protection against the cost of serious injury or illness. * Income protection in case of serious illness, injury or death, including life insurance and disability benefits. * A retirement program that helps build future financial security through retirement savings and other capital accumulation programs. * Opportunity to follow leisure pursuits through vacation, personal leave and holiday plans. Eligibility Regular IBM employees are eligible for all benefit programs, except the IBM Employees Stock Purchase Plan, beginning with the first day of employment. Health care coverage (medical, dental and vision) is available for you, your spouse/eligible domestic partner and eligible children and other dependents (documentation supporting eligibility is required). IBM provides a range of options, to allo

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Ready to change health care? IBM Watson Health uses Cognitive Computing to tackle some of the most challenging problems in the world of health - such as helping oncologists and people with cancer discover the best treatment interventions and resources for them, personalizing care based on genomics information, or providing cognitive decision support to help people with cancer cope all along the way on their journey. We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Researcher to work on complex, critical problems that really matter in the world of oncology and genomics. Join the Watson Health Design team's mission to design...
... critical input to continuous development and solution optimization
* Work with Experience Designers, Visual-Information Designers and Front End Developers to ensure that research is conducted that will support design choices

Skills Required:

* Be creative, curious, questioning, open to critique and have a ton of initiative
* Demonstrated knowledge of "design thinking"
* Demonstrated experience with Design research methodologies including primary and secondary research, interviews, usability testing (primarily remote) and surveys
* Translate research findings into specific, prioritized recommendations to improve product designs
* Tell a meaningful story about the human beings we serve

* Written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to articulate alternative approaches and to present information
* Attention to detail