Microsoft

Product Designer II

2 month ago

About Microsoft

In Fluent, we bring Designers across Microsoft together to create a unified vision of product design transformation at scale. We celebrate different styles, voices, and views reflecting the diversity of our customers. We believe designing in the open empowers us all to move fast and build experiences without seams. Because we create better products together, we nurture and continuously evolve our culture and shared responsibilities. 

Job Description

The Microsoft Design System team is looking for a Product Designer II who thrives at the intersection of innovation and systems thinking as we integrate generative AI across Microsoft products and redefine how humans interact with software. 

In Fluent, we bring Designers across Microsoft together to create a unified vision of product design transformation at scale. We celebrate different styles, voices, and views reflecting the diversity of our customers. We believe designing in the open empowers us all to move fast and build experiences without seams. Because we create better products together, we nurture and continuously evolve our culture and shared responsibilities. 


Responsibilities

  • Produce highly detailed design specifications to help everyone understand how a component should be built and function. Including accessibility, interaction, visual guidelines. 
  • Work closely and constructively with product management, visual and interaction designers, content designers, engineers, and user researchers to create and deliver world class components, patterns, and design documentation. 
  • Advocate for your design solutions by putting them in context of business and user goals. 
  • Deliver world-class interaction and visual designs from initial concept through to shipping. 
  • Solve complex design problems in simple and intuitive ways, that blend brand personality, visual, motion and sound to create delightful experiences.


Qualifications

Required/Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Human Computer Interaction, or related field AND 3+ years experience working in product or service design
    • OR equivalent experience (e.g., experience using design thinking to solve problems).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You have an impressive portfolio of bespoke design work, as well as design system 
  • You are a product designer who thinks systematically. 
  • Proficiency in Figma creating UI kits (working knowledge of Tokens, Variables, Variants, Prototyping, etc.) 
  • Excellent UI design skills with keen attention to visual details 
  • Working at the intersection gen AI, design systems, and product making which will soon transform how humans interact with computers 
  • Working in a design horizontal team across complex product ecosystems 
  • Creating experience documentation and supporting adoption of coherent UX 
  • Partnering with engineering to deliver cross-platform UI libraries 
  • Making product decisions driven by qualitative and quantitative information 

 

Product Design IC3 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $94,300 - $182,600 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $120,900 - $198,600 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here: https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/us-corporate-pay


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