UX Designer

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Are you interested in designing tools that allow millions of people to feel in control of their work and tasks? Want to help people organize their tasks, collaborate, and get work done together? Do you put human needs and motivations at the center of your design thinking? If so, the Office Apps and Growth Design team is looking for a designer and thinker who can create simple and beautiful experiences for the next generation of getting work done 

You will be at the forefront of design activities by defining how people interact, create, and consume content for Office productivity in this new world. In this role you’ll engage in cross-team collaboration with the best of user research, visual and interaction design, program management and engineering from conceptual design through implementation and release. This is an opportunity to shift how people interact with content and technology 

Join a team that is creating the future of productivity and improving the lives of hundreds of millions of people at home and at work!  

Responsibilities

For this role, the responsibilities include:  

  • Delivering inspiring conceptual work 
  • Identifying Jobs to Be Done, tasks, and user’s scenarios. 
  • Producing information architecture and task-flow diagrams. 
  • Building storyboards, wireframes, and interactive prototypes. 
  • Creating design specifications. 
Qualifications

Minimum Requirements: 

  • A BA/BS in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or field-related degree. 
  • At least 5 years of experience as a designer in the technology industry.  
  • An online portfolio that communicates a range of successful user-centered designs. 
  • Be an end-user advocate, driving user needs and goals into both creative and pragmatic design solutions. 
  • Strong working knowledge of information architecture, task-flow models, storyboarding, wire framing, creating design specifications and guidelines. 
  • Exceptional problem solving, creativity, and communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with other disciplines such as Program management and Engineering. 
  • Experience executing interaction prototypes and code using a range of prototyping and development methods (Figma, Sketch).  
  • Self-motivated, directed, and independent. 
  • Have a passion for quality, innovation, and world-class design.  
  • The ability to work through ambiguity and multiple priorities. 

A portfolio demonstrates breadth and creativity and proven experience in telling stories, building UI models, generating detailed wire frames or prototypes, and delivering comprehensive specifications. Please indicate your specific roles and contributions for each project submitted as part of the portfolio.  

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

  

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Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

 

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UX Designer
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