Product Designer II, Mobile

  • Expedia Group
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Oct 02, 2019
Full time Information Technology Developer Mobile

Job Description

Egencia is Expedia Group’s business travel company. In the same spirit, we are pioneers in the industry. Always solutions oriented, we value human contact. Egencia's teams collaborate globally to provide business travelers with the best possible user experience every single day.

The Product Design team at Egencia creates business travel products and services loved by over 8 million users. Our simple, seamless travel management platform makes it a snap for the world’s largest companies to run their complex business travel needs. We are seeking someone with a real passion for travel innovation, who can transform complexity into clarity, and leads by doing.

About the work

We are the original disruptors in managed travel. Our culture is an empowering environment for designers who want to dig into large product design challenges. Product Designers work with feedback from our 8+ million users to directly deliver on user needs and our mission of transforming business travel. Designers don’t just craft interfaces, they help build and ship sophisticated products that empower millions of business travelers, travel coordinators, and agents.

Based in Chicago, IL and working in tandem with product designers in Seattle. Individual responsibility is very high, but impact and reward are huge. The design team structure is a blended model. Each designer at Egencia belongs to a functional product team of product management, development, and research. They work as one to ship entire lines of business. Additionally, designers work with a central design team that delivers a globally consistent product and brand identity.

Mobile Product Designers at Egencia:

  • Embed with Product, Engineering, Analytics.
  • Drive the mobile product towards a north-star vision.
  • Lead and facilitate design thinking sessions and 120-day planning sessions.
  • Translate discovery and research insights into new hypotheses.
  • Collaborate with engineering to figure out concept feasibility.
  • Sketch, wireframe, prototype, and test viability with users and product partners.
  • Design high-fidelity, mobile-up solutions with UI, visual, and interaction excellence.
  • Work iteratively with engineers to realize and ship new products.
  • Advocate for and initiate product polishing to improve shipped work.
  • Evaluate insights and iterate again, quickly.

About you:

Culture is paramount. We like big thinkers with small egos. We value creativity, and we invest in your growth. We work through issues as a team to design globally, and we welcome testing and learning over ‘shipping perfect.’

Requirements:

  • 5-7 years experience designing products for native iOS, Android, or mobile web.
  • A bold portfolio of mobile and interaction design work.
  • Well-versed in product thinking, interaction design, visual design, and design research.
  • Skilled in modern design patterns and guidelines (Material, Apple, et al.).
  • An effective communicator, presenter, and negotiator.
  • Develops expertise of industry, complementary products.
  • Ensures clear, defensible problem statements exist for design solutions.
  • Delivers results in an agile, iterative design environment.
  • Experience in prototyping for mobile necessary.

Benefits

In addition to all of the perks that come with being a big company, we also practice what we preach when it comes to shipping global products. Norway, France, London, India, Chicago and Seattle are just some of the places your work can take you to learn from our users. We also offer leisure travel benefits, personal wellness and health equipment benefits, company sponsored events, and a culture of fun, support, and personal growth.

Why join us

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's 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 make people's lives better – 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 consumer 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®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.