User Experience

Transform software products into extraordinary user experiences. You must bleed design and creativity but feel just as comfortable talking shop with business decision-makers.
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User Experience Designer Intern

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  • Please note that by applying to this position you will be considered for all User Experience positions.
  • Only resumes in English will be accepted.

Innovate and improve some of the most popular software products in the world. As a User Experience Designer, you are responsible for driving cross-team collaboration with the world’s best user experience researchers, program managers, product planners and developers from the early stages of planning through implementation. You’ll need to think strategically, be creative and negotiate design solutions in relation to business goals. Using your abilities to identify new opportunities and generate innovative ideas, you will influence the design direction and make our already popular products even more successful.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a B.A./B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, HCI, Industrial or Graphic design or related field
  • Ability to apply strategic, business-building approach to User Experience designs while integrating user research and usability evaluation throughout
  • Strong problem-solving skills with balanced interaction and visual design skills
  • 1-2 years of work experience or classroom experience evolving design solutions from hand sketched ideas to interactive Director, HTML or Flash prototypes
  • 1-2 years of practical work experience in JavaScript, Lingo and ActionScript knowledge preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as self-confidence

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

User Experience Researcher Intern

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  • Please note that by applying to this position you will be considered for all User Experience positions.
  • Only resumes in English will be accepted.

Our mission is to think end-to-end about the user experience, both broadly and deeply. Giving end users an experience without problems isn't good enough; we want the experience to be immersive and pleasurable for each and every customer. We need to know our users and understand their perceptions, desires, needs, frustrations, environments and problems related to Microsoft devices and services. We need people who are passionate about finding creative ways to evangelize the rich research data we have to both internal and external audiences and drive the results of those communications into the final experience.

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a B.A./B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, HCI, Human Factors or related field
  • Knowledge of methods for gathering and analyzing UX research data
  • The ability to solve complex UI design problems, take action and drive for results in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills as well as self-confidence

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.

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