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Lead User Experience Design

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Lead User Experience Designer

We believe travel enriches our lives and connects us to each other. Join a diverse group of passionate 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 Lead UX Designer, you will lead a team through the alignment of design strategy to the delivery of detailed executions and improve Expedia’s products and services for millions of our customers worldwide, every day. In this role, you will be crafting the experience for the next generation of travel products to offer confidence to book, peace of mind, and protection when anything unexpected happens during their trip.

You are like us if you:

  • Encourage and lead teams of designers, content strategists, and researchers in the creation of fabulous, easy-to-use experiences that drive business goals.

  • Thrive while collaborating with business, product, and engineering to align on problems, evaluate success criteria and prioritize an efficient roadmap.

  • Enjoy designing for across devices and platforms, from responsive web applications to iOS and Android mobile apps

  • Ground your work in traveler insights via research and analytics; you evaluate competitive and innovative products, designs and technology approaches to generate ideas.

  • Take pride in mentoring other designers, and advocate for human-centered design practices

  • Believe universal design is the best design; you design for people of all abilities

  • Think about design as a system, adding to and maintaining pattern libraries as a way to influence both quality and efficiency for products.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of professional design experience

  • Degree in a relevant field (human-computer interaction, graphic design, interaction design, computer science, or communications)

  • Portfolio demonstrating compelling use of typography, color, imagery, grid systems, and well-crafted animation/transitions

  • Portfolio demonstrating customer-centric product thinking through navigation, user flows, interaction design, and information architecture

  • Expertise in web standards, native mobile design systems, and responsive/adaptive design techniques

  • Fundamental understanding of responsive web design standard methodologies, tech stacks, and data structures.

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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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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
  • United States - Washington - Seattle

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 07/14/2022

  • ID # R-72674

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