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Microsoft Corporation Visual Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

The Windows and Devices Fluent Expression team is looking for a Visual Designer passionate about creating beautiful brand and product experiences and visually representing the diversity and complexity of our users. With over one billion customers globally, this unique opportunity is perfect for someone who wants to impact many lives and shape the industry.

As a Visual Designer on the W&D Fluent Expression team, you will be responsible for elevating the craft and quality across W&D product visuals—with opportunities to define and drive illustrations and animations, icons, typography, wallpaper and audience specific content. You’ll collaborate directly with product design, brand, and engineering teams to bring new customer experiences to life while ensuring a unified design language and brand expression in our products and services across software and hardware.

Curiosity, craftsmanship, and culture are at the heart of our team. An ideal candidate finds delights in diversity and designs for human needs.

This team supports our employees in all locations around the country. This job has the option to be remote or located in one of our hubs.

Responsibilities

  • Create bold visual designs to express our brand and represent our users

  • Partner with product and motion designers to create beautiful and inclusive expressive content that delights and engages our customers

  • Create product visuals in a systematic and detailed approach

  • Obsessive eye for details and setshigh standards for art and design

  • Establish a positive working relationship across teams and organizations

  • Work closely with team members to drive the creative direction

Qualifications

  • Portfoliodemonstrating your expertise in designing delightful, well-crafted products and experiences. We are looking for portfolios that demonstrate a sophisticated approach to visual design and brand expression as well as deep systems thinking. The desired candidate is able to create beautifuldesigns, and is also a critical UX thinker.

  • 2+ years' industry experience in product design, visual design, and/or systems design

  • Understanding and proven execution of design fundamentals including typographic systems, iconography, color theory, layout and motion/behavior design

  • Ability to take complex ideas and present in a concise, visually compelling flow

  • Creative thinker and compelling visual storyteller

  • Demonstrates curiosity and eagerness to continue learning

  • Calm and confident in a fast-paced environment

  • Collaboration, organization, and self-motivation skills

  • Passion for product design and emerging technology

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 (https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest) .

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