User Experience Designer III
We believe travel enriches our lives and connects us to each other. Join a diverse group of designers dedicated to building experiences that help millions of people enjoy more of the world. We’re looking for self-motivated problem-finders, who can help us craft and improve customer experiences on a global scale for multiple brands, across devices and platforms, in a dynamic and collaborative environment.
As a User Experience Designer III, you will work with researchers, content strategists, product managers, and engineers to develop and improve Expedia’s products and services for millions of our customers worldwide, every day.
What you'll do:
Design experiences across multiple devices and platforms, from responsive web applications to iOS and Android mobile apps
Choose the right tool for the right problem, fluidly moving through different stages of the process from sketching to low- and high-fidelity prototypes
Ground your work in observations, research, and analytics to help you come up with ideas and then validate through testing
Believe universal design is the best design and design for people of all abilities
Believe feedback is a gift, you actively seek it out, and give it thoughtfully in order to continually raise the quality of the experience
Think about design as a system, and contribute to and maintain our pattern library as a way to influence both quality and efficiency for all our products
Demonstrate proficiency in common visual and interaction design principles and practice, and build appropriate sketches, wireframes, flows, design comps, and prototypes with minimal guidance
Bring together different partners with varied perspectives to find opportunities to set goals and increase efficiency across organizational boundaries
Consistently build clear and compelling materials and narratives explaining design rationale to team and stakeholders using customer, business, or competitive insights
Develop empathy and insights about customers based on data and insights from research and other customer data sources
Who you are:
Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a design-related field (Human Factors, Interaction Design, Graphic Designer) or at least 5 years of professional experience
Strong in 2 core skills, capable in 2 others: Interaction/visual design, Information architecture, User research, Facilitation, Prototyping, Technical/Platform knowledge, UX writing, Illustration, Motion design
Portfolio demonstrating appropriate understanding and use of typography, color, imagery, grid systems, and well-crafted animation/transitions
Portfolio demonstrating sound product thinking through navigation, user flows, interaction design, and information architecture
Preferred experience hand-coding HTML/CSS and JS and a fundamental understanding of responsive web design standard methodologies
Why join us:
Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are a global travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and bring the world within reach – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.
Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.
If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.
Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®,CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com.