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Product Designer II

Microsoft

Microsoft

Product, Design
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024
At Azure, we’re building one of the fastest-growing, highest-impact technologies in the world today. The Azure Cloud Experiences Studio is seeking a motivated, creative, and customer-focused Product Designer to help driving design for Azure and beyond. As a part of a multidisciplinary studio, you’ll be working on delivering the next generation of experiences for Microsoft Azure. You will have opportunities to leverage a broad array of design skills to deliver friction-free experiences that enable our customers to accomplish more. We are working toward the vision of Azure as the World’s Computer, and we need your help.

In our team, we believe in the power of inclusion, diversity of ideas, work / life balance, and the joy of solving challenging problems. We help large enterprises use Azure however and wherever they need it: in the cloud, on the edge, all at huge scale. We strive for a collaborative culture where everyone can flourish and innovate, including in our own approaches to the ever-changing global climate and flexible work. Join us, and you’ll be a part of a passionate community of UX professionals, working on one of the most exciting and fastest growing products in the world.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond.

Responsibilities

  • You will create journey maps, storyboards, information architecture, wireframes, prototypes, and other elements to support interaction design. You’ll also participate in product UX improvements by creating interaction models while acting as a liaison between users and products.
  • You will collaborate with Engineering teams to ensure quality while developing the ability to challenge design limitations. You’ll also produce visual designs by creating visual language for a set of products. You will leverage and contribute to Azure design patterns.
  • You will clearly communicate and present your work and learnings to peers and managers within your studio team. You will also communicate user needs to team members and recommend ideas to create a compelling productive narrative.
  • You will complete fundamental tasks with creative team members, program managers, and developers to define product features. You’ll help deliver and ideate product design results by participating in one or more studies at a time, while also influencing collaborators.
  • You will work in an iterative manner, scoping, and prioritizing work across multiple projects. You will be an advocate for the user and champion industry-leading user-centered design practices.

Qualifications

  • Required Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Human Computer Interaction, or related field
    • 3+ years of experience working in product or service design or equivalent experience
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present your work to peers across disciplines
    • Expertise with modern design tools such as Adobe CC or Figma
    • Ability to share a Design Portfolio
Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Human Computer Interaction, or related field
  • Coordinating work on multiple products/releases
  • Ability to work within tight timelines and with excellent project management skills
  • Technical knowledge of cloud computing, IT, and computer programming
  • Comfortable and enthusiastic about working in a complex product space and enterprise scenarios

Additional Details

Ability to meet Microsoft, customer and/or government security screening requirements are required for this role. These requirements include but are not limited to the following specialized security screenings: Microsoft Cloud Background Check: This position will be required to pass the Microsoft Cloud Background Check upon hire/transfer and every two years thereafter.

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