Senior Designer

Job Location:  Bangalore
Job Description:  SkillSet: design, fashion, research, sampling, color.

The Customer Partner Growth Analytics team is a multi-disciplinary data sciences team focused on the success of Microsoft Cloud customers and partners. Our analysis services and machine learning models answer key questions helping our customers and partners improve business models and services. Our team also provides key metrics about cloud adoption across Microsoft and inform internal business decisions. We do this with a team of people with diverse perspectives and backgrounds who continually identify points of engagement, measure outcomes, learn from our customers and partners, and improve business models and services. In this way we make data-driven insights actionable with changes to Microsoft Cloud products and services to make them easier to use, understand, and learn about. The institutional knowledge we build as a result amplifies our impact across Microsoft to help make customer and partner success our success.

We are hiring an advanced in career Senior Designer to help us bring to life the underlying data and data model insights in a succinct form to empower Microsoft s customer and partner ecosystem to be successful. This is a unique opportunity to use your diverse skills and experience in building core user experiences that will directly affect the future of Microsoft on the cloud. In this position, you will be part of a fun-loving, diverse team that seeks challenges, loves learning and values teamwork. We are looking for a senior designer, who can inspire, define, articulate, and deliver amazing solutions. Leading by example is a critical skill for this role, someone who wants to do great design, help to tell our stories, and inspire our design team and our organization. You will be responsible for deep customer partner understanding through users needs, emotions, and behaviors to gather insights that inform our experience design strategy. You will need to be able to communicate your ideas using a wide variety of methods from telling a compelling story, to providing sketches, to creating fully rendered designs. You will work closely with research, PM and dev as well as other design teams and app partners to meticulously execute ideas into production.

We are looking for a Senior Designer who can demonstrate design thinking and love to work across complex and challenging spaces. Being hands on, you will support design breakthrough experiences that impact how millions of people use our products and services.

Please include URLs for an online portfolio demonstrating your design process, UX flows, interaction patterns and visual design skills in addition to resume. Submissions without a portfolio included will not be considered.

  • Deliver world-class interaction designs from initial concept through finished product
  • Create and assess design solutions based on user research input, user goals, and business requirements
  • Solve complex design problems in simple and intuitive ways that blend brand personality, visuals, motion, and sound to create delightful experiences.
  • Produce design visualizations to help everyone understand what the best experience should be: storyboards, flows, wireframes, prototypes, and vision pieces.
  • Work closely and constructively with product management, visual and interaction designers, editors, engineers, and user researchers to iterate and deliver flawlessly.
  • Advocate for your design solutions by putting them in context of business and user goals.
  • Ability to travel for work occasionally.

Pre-requisite Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • A portfolio demonstrating well thought through and polished end to end customer journeys
  • 5+ years of industry experience in interactive design and / or visual design
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Aware of trends in mobile, communications, and collaboration
  • Ability to create highly polished design prototypes, mockups, and other communication artifacts
  • The ability to scope and estimate efforts accurately and prioritize tasks and goals independently
  • History of impacting shipping products with your work
  • A Bachelor s Degree in Design (or related field) or equivalent professional experience
  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Sketch

Desirable experience:

  • Designing user experiences for enterprise software / services
  • Creating and applying established design principles and interaction patterns
  • Aligning or influencing design thinking with teams working in other geographies

Functional Area:  General / Other Software
Experience:  5 - 7 years
Qualification:  ("Other in Other")
Salary:  7 Lakh to 10 Lakh INR
Job Ad publication date: 14 May 2021