Senior Manager, UX Design

Chicago, IL, United States
Main Location
Bellevue, WA, United States
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We believe travel enriches our lives and connects us to each other. Join a diverse group of passionate designers dedicated to building experiences that help millions of people enjoy more of the world.

We’re looking for self-motivated problem-finders, who can help us craft and improve customer experiences on a global scale for multiple brands, across devices and platforms, in a dynamic and collaborative environment.

As a Principal UX Design Manager, you will lead a team through the alignment of design strategy to the delivery of detailed executions, to improve Expedia’s products and services for millions of our customers worldwide, every day.

Who You Are:
  • You have 5+ years of professional design experience and a degree in a relevant field (human-computer interaction, graphic design, interaction design, computer science, or communications)
  • Your portfolio demonstrates expert use of typography, color, imagery, grid systems, and well-crafted animation/transitions
  • Your portfolio also demonstrates sound product-thinking through navigation, user flows, interaction design and information architecture
  • You have expertise in web standards, native mobile design systems and responsive/adaptive design techniques
  • While not a requirement, we look for experience hand-coding HTML/CSS and JS and a fundamental understanding of responsive web design standard methodologies (bonus points if you’ve used LESS or SCSS and GitHub)
What You Will Do:
  • Inspire and lead teams of designers, content strategists and researchers in the creation of delightful, easy to use experiences that drive business goals
  • Thrive when partnering with business and engineering to align on problems, evaluate success criteria and prioritize an efficient roadmap
  • Enjoy designing across multiple devices and platforms, from responsive web applications to iOS and Android mobile apps
  • Ground your work in observations, research and analytics; you evaluate competitive and innovative products, designs and technology approaches to generate ideas and validate through testing
  • Take pride in mentoring other designers, and advocate for user-centered design practices
  • Believe universal design is the best design; you design for people of all abilities
  • Think about design as a system, supporting and maintaining pattern libraries as a way to influence both quality and efficiency for products.
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