SENIOR UX DESIGNER
Job Category: Software Engineering: User Experience
Location: United States, WA, Redmond
Job ID: 786165
Product: (Not Product Specific)
Division: Microsoft Research
FUSE (Future Social Experiences) Labs is chartered with developing groundbreaking social experiences spanning Microsoft products on client and cloud. Chartered in October of 2009, FUSE has played a key role in shipping new social offerings from Office and Bing, and has active projects spanning mobile and even game console platforms.
FUSE Labs is looking for a world-class visual designer. FUSE builds fast-paced, ambitious social experiences for the web, desktop, and mobile. We are an agile lab working across disciplines to output projects quickly that demonstrates agility, innovation, and product impact. Project duration can range from days to years, with a highly dynamic mix of talents moving between projects in the studio.
Because of the pace and variety of FUSE projects, the type of work can vary hugely: UI layouts, typography, logo and branding, resolution independent icon work, UI animation and timing. The FUSE innovation portfolio includes projects and products on web, desktop, mobile and console.
At FUSE Labs we believe that design is a core part of the feature crew from conception to delivery; design is not called in after the fact to clean up the mess.
We are looking for:
• Guru-level typography, color, layout
• World-class illustration / traditional media
• Modern leading-edge design sensibilities
• Bachelor degree or better
• Psychic levels of illustrator and Photoshop mastery
• Up-to-the-second visual detailing
• Entrepreneurial innovator
• Formal interaction design education and experience
• Scripting and interaction
• Motion or 3d graphics
• Usability research
FUSE is obsessive about design, design-driven product development, and rapid-cycle innovation. If you enjoy a variety of ambitious and original challenges, FUSE is for you.