Microsoft Corporation Sr Design Integrator in Prague, Czech Republic

The Business Brief:

We’re looking for a talented design integrator to join our Prague office working on Microsoft Teams - a new chat based collaboration application that will change how people work together. Our Prague team is focused on delivering new innovations across next gen video, meetings, and collaboration experiences. Our team has a deep appreciation for quality, and we understand the work required to get there. We value creativity, sharing ideas openly, and having fun while we work. Most of all, we’re motivated by the desire to create product experiences people and teams love.

You will play a critical role in leading the relationship between design and development, working shoulder to shoulder with engineers and managers to translate design vision into reality, partnering with design leadership to express new feature concepts through prototyping, and representing your work and vision to executives. You will participate in ideation and experimentation with the design team while driving front-end polish for customers around the world.

Key Responsibilities:

You’ll drive the execution of a successful user experience for the product and will be expected to:

• Lead the front end fit and finish efforts, from pixel perfect layouts and asset production, to animations and accessibility compliance, ensuring a polished experience is delivered to our customers

• Collaborate with designers and product managers to create prototypes that convey experience intentions when static comps can’t tell the whole story

• Work closely with the rest of the Design Integration team to develop and share best practices, identifying opportunities for increased efficiency

• Communicate clearly and concisely with stakeholders about status and opportunities

Key Qualifications:

• A minimum of BA/BS in Computer Science, User Interface Design, Visual Design, Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction or a related field, OR significant industry experience

• 5+ years of industry experience shipping polished digital experiences, ideally spanning web, desktop, and mobile environments

• Experience working with CSS and SASS, HTML, JavaScript, web animations using pure CSS and JavaScript Frameworks, Git, SourceTree, Visual Studio or other GUIs

• Knowledge of Android, iOS, and UWP front end development a plus

• Experience with web debugging tools like devtools, firebug or F12

• An understanding of design performance implication - creating web/mockups that run fast and are performant in a browser

• Understanding of vector and pixel based icon sets and fonts, and general digital asset production

• Strong attention to detail, with the ability to match redlines and motion specs down to the pixel

• Proven ability to work within tight timelines and with excellent communication skills Creative (engineering)