Vrbo is part of the Expedia Group family of brands. We are a world leader in the holiday rental industry with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries. The site makes it easy to find and book the perfect beach house, cottage, or apartment for any getaway.
Our mission is to make every holiday rental in the world available to every traveler through our online marketplace and we're committed to helping families and friends find the perfect holiday rental to create unforgettable travel memories together.
About the role
As a Senior Designer for Vrbo’s Global Experience Design Group, you'll thrive at the intersection of the data, technology and design working across platform to create compelling and delightful experiences, with a focus on landing pages, as well as the holistic customer journey. You’ll place a deep focus on user insight to help you keenly understand user experience problems and opportunities. In this role you will thrive in a positive environment where you’re surrounded by an encouraging, hardworking and passionate design community who inspire each other to take their craft to the next level.
What you’ll do:
With a data first mindset you'll innovate big ideas, focusing on how we can optimise the customer journey;
Develop clear design strategies for how, what and when to test an experience;
Transform business problems into user experience opportunities, ultimately designing, testing and launching usable, useful and cutting-edge solutions;
Mentor designers and inspire the team by leading a great example;
Bring a systematic point of view to problem solving, yet you know how to isolate specific design issues and opportunities;
You are equal part Interaction Designer, Visual Designer and Prototyper;
Identify, investigate and validate design problems within multi-disciplinary teams;
Prototype your ideas and get them in front of users so you can learn and iterate towards excellence;
You aren’t limited by device or platform, yet you are versed in responsive web and native;
You actively contribute to team and company wide initiatives and embrace collaboration with product management, engineering and research.
You seek out opportunities to build trusting relationships with your peers and stakeholders
Who you are:
Strong experience in User Experience (UX), Interaction and Visual Design;
MFA, BFA or BS in Human Factors, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent experience;
Solid experience in web (responsive desired), native mobile, product, graphic, interaction or information design;
In depth knowledge of design principles and experience simplifying complex systems;
Extensive knowledge in multi-screen layout, final production art, information design, typography, color, composition, flows and UI specifications;
Proficiency in Sketch, InVision, Figma, Keynote, Adobe Creative Suite or other visual design, wire-framing and prototyping tools;
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills;
Experience working in an agile team environment;
Strong portfolio that you’re proud of.
Some of our perks include:
Industry leading health and insurance benefits (including dental and emergency health insurance);
Health and wellness benefits so you and your family can do the things you love that keep you fit and healthy;
Travel benefits including hotel discounts, annual travel reimbursements and travel package discounts;
Parental leave for up to 20 weeks (dependent on eligibility);
Employee Stock Purchase Program;
Be yourself at work every day with casual dress.
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 to 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.
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®.
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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.