Senior Designer Post by Microsoft

March 17, 2024
Senior Designer Post by Microsoft

Job Description

Date posted: Mar 14, 2024

Work site: Up to 50% work from home

Travel: 0-25 %

Role type: Individual Contributor

Profession: Design & Creative

Discipline: Product Design

Employment type: Full-Time

Overview: 

At Microsoft, we embrace the transformative potential of design to empower millions worldwide to accomplish more. We at OneNote team are dedicated to crafting cutting-edge note-taking experiences for both Mobile and Web platforms, which are among the fastest-growing in today’s digital landscape. Our aim is to enable individuals to enhance their memory, cognition, and organization skills, thereby maximizing their productivity with minimal effort. We focus on leveraging AI-driven contextual capture, recall, and organization of notes across PC, Mobile, and Web, seamlessly integrating these capabilities into Microsoft 365 hubs to address the fundamental human need for effective memory retention.

Qualifications: 

  • A robust portfolio showcasing your ability to translate research insights into exceptional product experiences, demonstrating proficiency in both visual and interaction design principles. It should highlight your problem-solving abilities, creative thinking, and delivery of comprehensive end-to-end scenarios.
  • Professional experience: Over 5+ years of experience in delivering digital products within a product/software environment.
  • User-centricity: Deep understanding of user-centric design principles, with the ability to extract user insights from various data sources and design experiences that cater to their needs.
  • Strong storytelling skills: Ability to generate empathy, articulate a vision, and design impactful solutions using written and verbal communication, presentations, and organizational skills.
  • Visual design expertise: Demonstrated proficiency in visual design and examples of consumer-grade work, with skills in crafting and delivering pixel-perfect workflows, prototypes, and concept pitches using presentations and videos.
  • Proficiency in design tools: Figma, AfterEffects, Illustrator, and PowerPoint.
  • Proficiency in prototyping tools: Figma, Protopie.

Education: Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in product design, HCI, interaction design, industrial design, communication design, architecture, or equivalent experience

Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate strong partnerships and collaboration with all facets of the product team, including design, product management, and engineering.
  • Develop and present concepts using prototypes and presentations to convey the product vision.
  • Craft exceptional user experiences and translate them into precise design specifications to guide engineering in transforming vision into reality and delivering top-notch consumer experiences.
  • Collaborate closely with multiple design teams across various locations to ensure seamless functionality and workflows across the application.