Expedia Inc.: Senior Designer

Posted by | October 1, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Bellevue, WA

URL: http://www.expediainc.com/

Expedia has a vision for changing the way the world travels. 
 
We’re looking for a designer that lives to explore ideas and boil them down to clear-minded conceptual designs. We design for travelers as travelers, and we’re passionate about technology’s ability to shape the way we plan, shop, and share. With a new platform delivered and more products migrating to it, the future of Expedia and travel is being designed right now. How will you help shape it? 
 
You’ll most often be found
  • Working closely and collaboratively with Product Managers, IAs, Engineers, and Content Strategists to expand and illustrate product ideas for rapid and advanced experimentation
  • Pairing with IAs/Interaction Designers to transform successful experiments and literal concepts into immersive visual experiences
  • Partnering with Front-End Engineers to create responsive, beautifully executed web application interfaces
  • Evangelizing the beliefs of the team and the expected outcomes of the concepts and designed products to peers and Expedia leadership
 
You’ll be responsible for
  • Expanding ideas through conceptual research and discovery and leading the detailed, development of web app concepts into releasable, functional products
  • Initiatives that scale from rapid, proof-of-concept hacks to enterprise-level, global product redesigns
  • Delivering designs that embrace the capabilities of modern device and browser technologies with a standards-driven, accessible foundation
  • Designing interfaces that reflect principles and techniques of world-class design
 
The ideal candidate will
  • Live and breathe Twitter feeds, blogs, and journals about user experience, technology, and design
  • Have passionate on leveraging HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript in interfaces
  • Have 5+ years experience in designing large-scale, content-rich e-commerce experiences in agile environments
  • Hold a degree in a design-related field
About Expedia, Inc.
Expedia, Inc. is the world’s leading online travel company, empowering business and leisure travelers with the tools and information they need to easily research, plan, book and experience travel. Expedia, Inc. also provides in-destination concierge service and activity desks for travelers. The Expedia, Inc. portfolio of brands includes: Expedia.com®, hotels.com®, Hotwire®, Egencia™, TripAdvisor®, Expedia Local Expert™, Classic Vacations® and eLong™. Expedia, Inc.’s companies operate more than 50 global points of sale with sites in North America, South America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Expedia, Inc. is a component of the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit http://www.expediainc.com/ (NASDAQ: EXPE).

To apply: Please forward your most recent resume & portfolio to mlacour@expedia.com

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