Job: seeking interaction/UX Designer for Microsoft Silicon Valley Web Communications team:
16 May 2007 - 2:12am
Come join one of the most exciting user experience teams at Microsoft - a
team whose day-to-day challenges include shaping the next generation of
Windows Live Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Mobile and more. Our Silicon Valley
Web Communications team is seeking innovative, talented, and creative
product designers who are excited about delighting customers in all aspects
of their lives.
Your primary responsibilities include working proactively with your Product
Design Lead, other designers, product teams, usability, and research to
create, implement, and document interface designs for our Silicon Valley
products. You will carry this through from concept to design, including
sketches, flows, wire frames, final production-quality mockups, and assets.
You will also be responsible for documenting guidelines in print and
You should have a proven record of creating product designs that meet
business needs, partner requirements, and user scenarios. You'll bring
strong creative, conceptual, and problem-solving skills, plus the strong
communication and presentation skills necessary to effectively present,
explain, negotiate, and monitor design solutions.
You must be able to work collaboratively with other designers, and work on
multiple interrelated projects to completion on schedule. You must be able
to work well with ambitious product teams driving features that will define
how users find information, share, and communicate over the Internet. You
must be able to assess data from multiple sources, synthesize it, and
develop strategies for your projects. Your key leadership skills include the
ability to set priorities with your manager, support current products while
working on the next product version, and make smart choices involving
competing priorities. You must be a fast learner who understands the
importance of our collaboration products and technologies. The ability to
work on multiple projects and assignments and to participate in cross-group
activities is a must.
Qualifications include degree in fine arts, digital arts, industrial design
or related discipline. Proven experience designing for consumer products
across devices a plus.