Senior Designer
Redmond , Washington
October 19, 2017
The Enterprise Cloud Group is currently seeking an experienced, motivated, creative, and customer-focused Senior Designer who is passionate about cloud technologies and IT services. Help us drive the transformation of cloud computing to our customers and partners. We deliver solutions that are the backbone of enterprises and small businesses. Our charter is to bring useful, usable, desirable and harmonious design to Microsoft IT technologies and cloud services.

In this role, you will work closely with an interdisciplinary team to define, and ultimately deliver the next generation of experiences for Microsoft Azure services. As the Senior Designer, you will have the opportunity to employ a wide range of design methodologies including sketching, storyboarding, prototyping. You will collaborate closely with user research on scenario focused engineering and usability testing of your designs. You will also contribute to the continued development of company design initiatives like modern design, applied to the IT Management domain, as well as the advancement of our UX community within the Cloud and Enterprise division and Microsoft.

The successful candidate will need to think strategically, have strong design practices focus on high quality deliverables, and be able to target and present your designs in front of a variety of audiences. You will need to be able to work in an agile development process and juggle multiple deliverables. Additionally, you'll need to be detail-oriented and thorough in your approach to design, but flexible enough to work within time and product constraints. Most importantly, you'll need to be a passionate advocate for our users throughout the development process and demonstrate how this leads to business value.

Your experience should demonstrate creative solutions on a various range of platforms, leadership, your ability to handle complex UX problems, and drive excellent execution. It will also show how the use of user research impacted your designs. We are looking for a Senior Designer, but we will also consider strong UX II candidates.

Basic Qualification

• 3+ years of UX design experience

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 to

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