Senior Designer
Location:
Redmond , Washington
Posted:
December 11, 2017
Reference:
1074056
Senior Digital/UX Designer The Office Creative Studio (OCS) is looking for Sr. Designer who specializes in bringing digital brand experiences to life in a modern service brand world. This person will help conceptualize, design and deliver extraordinary user-experience solutions for products.office.com, Office Relationship Marketing (direct mail., and other digital experiences across Microsoft Office Marketing. As a designer in the Office Creative Studio, you will be directly responsible for the creation of compelling and cutting edge branded experiences across various digital properties, overseeing agency creative execution, and working directly with business and channel owners on daily business and project requirements. As part of the Office Creative Studio, you be part of a growing creative team that is responsible for all aspects of bringing the Office brand to life. You will be at the forefront of technology, research, and user experience-surrounded by innovative and creative thinkers. We are looking for someone with high-end creative talent and passion for quality craftsmanship. This person should have a proven track record in bringing best in class branded experiences to life and delivering innovative design solutions for a variety of web properties. You should have excellent technical problem-solving skills and be able to multitask while working with minimal supervision. You should possess a strong, dynamic personality and see a set of design constraints as a challenge for creativity.

Responsibilities include:
•Partnering with the Creative Director, designers, front-end developers, and other team members to create design concepts that visually express attributes of the brand and serve the intended user experience
•Designing rich modern user experiences that are progressive and responsive
•Quickly iterating on multiple interactive design solutions
•Effectively balancing issues around branding, visual identity, and interaction design
•Overseeing creative execution and driving studio priorities with agency partners
•Driving the execution of design and delivering to deadlines in a self-directed manner
•Creating user task models, UI architecture, wireframes, process flows, interaction models, and visual design specs
•Staying up to date with latest design and technology trends
•Project management, ensuring all elements are delivered on time

Qualifications:
•Familiarity in designing across multiple devices from mobile, tablet, and desktop
•Passion for designing beautiful, usable, and meaningful web experiences
•Expertise in Adobe suite (Photoshop, Illustrator)
•Awesome portfolio with relevant experience
•Ability and comfort in presenting ideas
•BS/BA required. Interaction

Design or equivalent design degree experience:
•7+ years of experience creating digital experiences (Web Primary, App/Product Secondary)

Top Microsoft Success Factors include:
•Cross-group Collaboration, Communication Skills, Conviction and Courage, Drive for Results, and Organizational Agility

Bonus skills:
•Microsoft Web Framework (MWF) knowledge
•Front-end coding experience to help prototype design concepts
•Motion design experience
•App design experience
•Agency 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 askstaff@microsoft.com.

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