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Microsoft Corporation Senior Designer in Redmond, Washington

Microsoft is transforming the employee experience, and Microsoft Digital Studio is at the heart of it. We create world-class, delightful, and accessible products and services that critical businesses as diverse as HR, Finance, Security, and Services rely on to empower the employees of this company to achieve more. Our team, driving the Coherence Design System (CDS), is at the core of this transformation. We deliver a UI library and set of resources that hundreds of product teams use, and we are growing quickly.

We are looking for a Senior Designer to own and drive the end-to-end user experience of our design system. In this role you will be responsible for the usability, consistency, and accessibility of every customer touchpoint, including our website (a fully-featured product built with our system) and communication materials. This role will also support cross-team collaboration efforts, such as hands-on design work to drive convergence with other Microsoft design system sites and resources.

We are a data-informed, highly collaborative, and inclusive team. We believe that our work reflects the people and the culture behind them, and foster a synergetic environment where curiosity, critical thinking, diverse perspectives, and personal growth are highly valued.


  • Design and craft an elegant, holistic, and scalable end-to-end Customer Experience (i.e. the IA, usability, and visual design of our web site)

  • Direct and produce content and communication materials that support our messaging needs and advances our mission

  • Define the visual direction and “brand” of our system and team

  • Develop effective partnerships with other design system teams across Microsoft, identify strategic opportunities to both leverage and influence other’s work, and drive to meaningful outcomes

  • Collaborate effectively with Research, PM, and Engineering to create a holistic strategy, scope, and plan related to the customer experience domain

  • Think strategically to identify areas of opportunity and innovation where we can improve the customer experience


  • A portfolio that demonstrates exceptional design skills, attention to detail, and the ability to solve complex problems through elegant solutions

  • 5+ years of experience of designing digital products

  • Experience understanding the needs, behaviors and motivations of customers to develop relevant solutions for maximum impact

  • Excellent communication and storytelling skills (both verbal and written) and ability to present your work to peers and executives

  • Excellent visual design skills and abilitycreate pixel-perfect designs, prototypes and other design artifacts

  • Proficiencywith industry standard design toolssuch as Figma, ProtoPie or equivalent applications

  • Familiarity with agile process, asynchronous communication, and working with distributed teams

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 ( .

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