User Experience Designer II
Location: Austin, Texas, Chicago, Illinois, Seattle, Washington
Job Type: Full time
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User Experience Designer II
Are you looking to be part of a world-class enterprise design team dedicated to crafting incredible user experiences? Would you like to drive impactful work that helps millions of people see and enjoy more of the world? At Expedia Group, our mission is to power global travel for everyone, everywhere. Within the Expedia Group, the Experience Design organization (XD) is our global, cross-disciplinary team uniting user experience design, content design, and research to enable innovative, relevant, and cohesive experiences that serve the needs of all our travelers, partners, and agents.
We’re looking for a motivated User Experience Designer II to help us deliver delightful customer experiences. As a Designer, you operate at the intersection of strategy, craftsmanship and design. You’ll work in a multidisciplinary design pod that includes researchers, product designers, and content designers, and your work will extend from defining the future state of our experiences to contributing standards and conventions to our platform design system. This role will be an integral part of a team of highly skilled designers that are revolutionizing intelligent customer service by powering agents to easily handle travelers’ needs, even the most complex.
What you'll do:
Challenge the starting definition of a problem, ask why and clarify assumptions
Define user experience success metrics for a project or product area
Build the habit of generating diverse, novel, workable concepts, and use different methods to identify areas with the most potential
Help coordinate partner input and collaboration efforts
Use design system effectively and appropriately with some mentorship
Create insightful materials that explain design thinking & rationale to team members and partners
Collect, process, and act on design feedback constructively
Explore solutions that are centered on user needs, wants, and problems
Apply user insights from research to guide design decisions
Learn standard methodologies in accessible design
Who you are:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human-computer interaction, Graphic design, interaction design, computer science, or communications or related field; or equivalent related professional experience
Shown strength in a range of UX methods to frame problems and opportunities through analysis of qualitative and quantitative insights, customer, and partner perspectives
Strong in one of the following core skills, and capable in two or more: Interaction/visual design, Information architecture, User research, Facilitation, Prototyping, Technical/Platform knowledge
UX designer with 2+ years in the field and a portfolio of UX-focused work samples for web and/or mobile applications demonstrating product thinking through navigation, user flows, interaction design, and information architecture
The total cash range for this position in Austin is $105,500 to $148,000. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $169,000, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.
The total cash range for this position in Chicago is $97,000 to $135,500. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $155,000, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.
#LI-KW3The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $105,500.00 to $148,000.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $169,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.
Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.
Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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