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Microsoft Corporation Consultant- Interaction Design in Mountain View, California

Design can be a driving force in radically transforming any experience. Are you looking for a challenge that encompasses a broad set of design requirements and the opportunity to work in a highly collaborative and passionate environment? Microsoft Enterprise Services (ES) is seeking a talented User Experience (UX) Consultant with strong interaction and visual design skills with the proven ability to conceive and articulate design solutions by mapping a customer’s business problem to an extensible and usable information Consultants. As a UX Consultant you will be creative, open-minded, and have strong communication skills. You will work closely with customers, partners, and other Microsoft teams to drive success. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment.

This role requires the ability to engage in effective dialog with senior-level business and technology decision makers, a focus on the development of customer business agility and business value, and deep experience with User Experience design.

Responsibilities

  • Create UX project deliverables (such as concepts, wireframes, site maps, content inventories, user interface designs, user requirements specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, prototypes, and design specifications, etc.) following an iterative design process.

  • Create holistic design solutions that address business, brand and user requirements

  • Effectively communicate conceptual ideas, design rationale and the specifics of user centered design process

  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards

  • Participate in user experience research and usability studies.

  • Develop modular designs for scalability

  • Contribute to representation of User Experience in pitch work and business development.

  • Collaborate with and develop mutual respect and trust with project managers, developers, researchers and designers.

Qualifications

  • 3-6 years of experience with an emphasis on research and visual design

  • Strong portfolio demonstrating clean, intuitive, and functional UI/UX design (Please include your portfolio with details about your contributions)

  • Ability to translate business requirements into functional design and seamless execution.

  • Knowledge of interaction design and methodology

  • Experience designing across multiple device types and contexts (desktop, mobile, accessories)

  • Experience working in enterprise software in an iterative and agile development environment

  • Up to date with the latest Design trends, techniques, and technologies

  • Excellent communication, presentation and organizational skills

  • Some experience in working with or for large corporation

  • Travel Required up to 75%

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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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