Microsoft AR/VR Job | Principal Design Manager

Job(岗位): Principal Design Manager

Type(岗位类型): Engineering

Citys(岗位城市): Redmond, United States

Date(发布日期): 2021-11-4


At Microsoft our mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more. We’re looking for a stellar creative who can help define what’s possible anddesign the future. If you thrive in an ambiguous, start-up-like environment that will leverage all ofyour skills, then this is the team and role for you.

The SharePoint Spaces Product Design Team is creatinga new platform that lets anyone create their own stories in Mixed Reality using the power of Microsoft SharePoint. We’re looking for an experiencedPrincipal Product Design Manager who is passionate about user-centered design approaches, product design excellence, and creating intuitive experiences that drive adoption of this powerful new medium. In this role, you’ll lead other UX designers, visual designers, design technologists, program managers, engineers, and researchers to create a modern authoring experience that enables enterprise MR content  consumption on any 2- or 3D device.


  • A degree in interaction design, human-computer interaction, 3D design, or a related discipline (e.g., architecture, industrial design, etc.) preferred.
  • 7+ years of professional experience in interaction and/or product design.
  • People management experience required.
  • Proven track record driving end-to-end design for high-profile products.
  • Excellent presentation skills coupled with the ability to drive for consensus across multiple product teams and organizations.
  • Ability to frame complex design problems through concepts and diagrams.
  • Expert ability to conceptualize and develop innovative controls and patterns that work across 0D, 2D,and3D experiences.
  • Mastery of Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, Unity, and/or other tools to create mixed reality concepts, detailed UX drawings, 3D prototypes, and design specs.
  • High-level of comfort with web-based technologies.
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and iterate designs.
  • Excellent problem solving, creative, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • A strong portfolio that shows breadth and depth of design thinking.

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.


You’ll make far-reaching decisions, construct design solutions, and lead the team in defining the end-to-end Mixed Reality authoring and consumption experiences.The ideal candidate is an end-user advocate who can translate user needs and goals into both creative and pragmatic design solutions.You are experienced in the application of design philosophies and visual design best practices and drive consensus on project goal through design thought leadership. Qualified candidates must demonstrate the ability to execute and lead design work at the highest quality, within time and technical constraints,amid competing priorities,and ambiguous situations.

In this role you will partner with customers ranging from retailers to educators. This is an exceptional opportunity to reach hundreds of millions of people with your innovative and creative work.We are a high-performing team that challenges ourselves to live the Microsoft philosophies around inclusive culture and growth mindset.