Senior Design Technologist at Microsoft

Senior Design Technologist Details

Dec. 21, 2018, 7:37 p.m.
Individual Contributor
Redmond, WA
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Are you a designer who is driven to make your ideas come to life through code? Or perhaps you're a front-end engineer who is passionate about the design process? If either of these descriptions sounds like you, we should chat. Microsoft is looking for a talented Sen i or Design Technologist to join the design studio in Microsoft's developer division. The Sr. Design Technologist will be dedicated to helping define, prove, advance and evolve the experiences we deliver in our products through creative prototypes and reference code. Additionally, this person will be asked to contribute to interaction design on small to medium-sized features, create tools for internal use, and occasionally contribute to shipping front-end cod e. The successful candidate will possess excellent front-end coding skills in a variety of languages, be an excellent problem solver, quick learner and strong collaborator, and will have strong interaction design skills. The Senior Design Technologist will act as a bridge

Scope and responsibilities Create working prototypes to demonstrate and evaluate desktop and web design concepts. Create reference code for engineering to use during front-end development. Collaborate with engineering to fix front-end and UI bugs during the shipping cycle. Create and evangelize internal tools for use by design, engineering, PM and research. Key competencies Experience developing complex prototypes of well-designed user experiences . Experience in a collaborative, fast-paced, ambiguous design studio environment. Experience shipping high quality front-end code on world-class products
Basic qualifications 3-5 years' experience in a front-end development role, preferably within a UI team Deep understanding of at least one of the following (and at least a familiarity with one or more of the others): HTML5/CSS3/ Javascript Web and App development tools and frameworks ( Node, Bootstrap, Angular, ReactJS, Vue, Electron, ReactNative , Swift) C# WPF/XAML Python Responsive/Adaptive design An online portfolio of work demonstrating expertise creating great UX. Strong collaborator. Strong attention to visual detail and a passion for design. Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a discipline
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