Designer 2

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Redmond, WA, United States
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Help us build an inclusive Microsoft web! Web Experience Collective (WXC) is a design and research team working on the forefront of new experiences for our customers in search, maps, advertising, and news. We collaborate in a customer-driven environment where our decisions are grounded in responsible design, creating experiences that make the web a better place for every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. If you’re passionate about technology, have a knack for creative ideas, and lead with a growth mindset, we want to hear from you. 

Responsibilities
  • Drive cross-team collaborations with designers, researchers, program managers, product planners, and developers from early stages to implementation 
  • Understand the behaviors, motivations, and needs of our customers to develop relevant and impactful interactions and experiences 
  • Contribute to strategic planning in the design process as aligned to business goals and customer value  
  • Propose creative solutions to complex user experience journeys, drawing on your ability to map end-to-end experiences  
  • Identify new opportunities and generate innovative ideas to improve our processes, products, and culture, influencing design direction and research methodologies 
Qualifications

Our team is open to untraditional backgrounds and equivalent experiences to the qualifications below. 

  

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Interaction Design, Graphic/Communications Design, Industrial or Product Design, Human-Computer Interactions, Psychology, or related field 
  • Experience designing and implementing user interfaces, whether as a professional or as a volunteer, hobbyist, or freelancer 
  • Experience with modern design tools like Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, or Sketch (design-focused roles will require fluency in Figma on the job) 
  • Demonstrated sense of interaction design attuned to the fundamentals of user experience, including accessibility and inclusive design  
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to energize teams and advocate for your ideas  
  • Knowledge of UX research methodologies and analyzing research data  
  • Strong problem-solving skills demonstrated in visual design skills or user research rigor. 

 

Resume must include a link to design portfolio and/or user research case studies. 

 

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.

 

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

 

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Designer 2
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