August 23, 2022
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Currently we are hiring Product Designer for STCA and C+AI department in Beijing, Shanghai and Suzhou.
As an integral part of the global team working on core products with core technology, Software Technology Center Asia (STCA) plays a significant role contributing to overall Microsoft applications and services products development. It is dedicated to the development for many Microsoft applications and services products such as Microsoft 365, Bing, Azure, as well as internet and mobile related products. The team is focused on a wide spectrum of technologies including machine learning, natural language processing, cloud computing, big data, search engine and online advertising, web and browser. Located in Beijing, Suzhou, Taipei and Tokyo, Software Technology Center Asia (STCA) has more than 2000 R&D employees.
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* Engage with their customers more effectively and grow their revenue
* Optimize business operations to improve employee productivity
Cloud + AI enables Microsoft to be a unique player in today’s market as a key participant in conversations to help customers achieve their goals. In fact, over 90% of the Fortune 500 use the Microsoft Cloud today, and Cloud + AI facilitates the market leadership exhibited by Microsoft with products and solutions in areas such as Cloud Infrastructure, Developer Tools and Services, Enterprise Mobility and Security, Business Applications and Data& AI.
* Assists in ideation meetings to improve product designs and generates ideas for a specific, isolated design element. Helps facilitate enrollment for an ideation exercise as part of a design sprint. Checks feasibility and usefulness of ideas with peers and product team representatives.
* Helps present to teams (e.g., Design, Engineering) and/or customers to receive feedback and understand user needs. Uses digital and physical tools to demonstrate design to stakeholders and then gauge customer perceptions.
* Collaborates with and answers questions from Engineering to aid in successful design implementation, and performs question-and-answer forums (QAs) to help them ensure "pixel perfect" or detailed designs. Works with developers to iterate further on designs during implementation to ensure optimal designs.
* Facilitates the creative visual design process by producing the visual language for a product.
* Creates wireframes, journey maps, user jobs and scenarios, task flows, and personas in support of interaction designs for hardware and/or software-based experiences under the direction of a senior team member. Participates in the development and enhancement of product user experience via creation of interaction models and detailed designs for new and existing product features. Assists others to help ensure that the designs of the products allow the user to complete the desired functions in the best possible manner.
* Shares learnings and collaborates with other designers to share education for team improvements.
Communication and Collaboration
* Conveys work to peers and managers within immediate team so that the audience understands. Communicates in a professional and timely fashion.
* Assists with fundamental tasks on projects with creative team members, program managers, and developers (e.g., the triad/quad) to define and iterate on new and existing product features.
* Embody our culture and values
* Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Design, Product Design, Human Computer Interaction, or related field
* OR equivalent experience (e.g., experience using design thinking to solve problems).
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