QualificationsFigmaCommunication skillsDesign patternsAzureTypographyBachelor’s degree
In this role you will work on complex problems for sophisticated customers who care deeply about both productivity and ease-of-use. We’re looking for a designer who’s driven by empathy for customers, and the need to know how to serve them better. You’ll work closely with an interdisciplinary team to deliver the next generation of experiences for Azure, Microsoft’s cloud platform. You will partner closely with your manager and your peers, ensuring a consistent design point of view for our customers, and a One Microsoft user experience. Our ideal candidate has experience with the full lifecycle of digital design, from envisioning to concepting to prototyping to execution.
In our team, we believe in the power of inclusion, diversity of ideas, work / life balance, and the joy of solving challenging problems. We strive for a collaborative culture where everyone can flourish and innovate, including in our own approaches to the ever-changing global climate. Join us, and you’ll be a part of a passionate community of UX professionals, working on one of the most exciting and fastest growing products at Microsoft!
Deliver design and innovation across one or more facets of the design process, including sketching, prototyping, storyboarding, information architecture, interaction design, and usability.
Leverage and contribute to Azure design patterns.
Work in an iterative manner, scoping and prioritizing work across multiple projects.
Be an advocate for the user and champion industry-leading, inclusive, and user-centered design practices.
We’re a fast-growing team and we want people who bring all kinds of experience to the table. If our list of qualifications doesn’t quite match yours, don’t let that discourage you. Apply anyway! We want talented, passionate designers to help point the way to the future of computing. If that’s you, let’s go.
2+ years of product UX design experience
Proven record of customer advocacy
Understanding of layout, typography, and color
Some understanding of the human-centered design process (and an eagerness to learn more)
Ability to think creatively and critically about design problems
Demonstrated ability to synthetize design solutions from ambiguous concepts
Enthusiasm for an iterative design process
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present your work to peers across disciplines
Comfortable and enthusiastic about working in a complex and highly technical product space
Fluent in current design tools (Figma, Adobe CC, etc.)
A portfolio review presentation is required to interview for this role. Your presentation should communicate your work experience and demonstrate your design and communication skills
Bachelor’s degree in Design (e.g., user experience, HCI, graphic design)
2+ years of experience in the technology or enterprise industry
Experience with unmoderated user testing platforms like UserZoom or UserTesting
Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings:
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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. 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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