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Designer II - China Tech

Booking.com

Booking.com

Design
Shanghai, China
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Job Description

At Booking.com

We know that travel means more than booking a hotel room or flight. The dreams you have and the plans you make. The places you visit, the sights you see, the journeys you take. The people you meet and the friends you make. The taste of new foods and the feel of clean, crisp white sheets. There are countless moments that shape every travel experience and we seek designers who can help curate and guide those moments to make every part of travel easy and enjoyable.

At Booking.com, data informs our design and business decisions. Technology is at our core. But our company is more than datasets, lines of code, or A/B tests. Our people are our biggest assets. Innovation and creativity are at hand. Through our products, partners and people, we strive to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, be that through unique and remote homes, luxury hotel accommodations, long-term stays, compelling loyalty and reward programs, transportation and flight bookings, curating the connecting trip. Come help us make it happen!

We value Diversity of all types and in an open, dynamic workplace. This has been a pillar at Booking.com since day one, and something we continue to strongly believe in and build today. Booking.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Booking.com is looking for driven, experienced designers who enjoy solving problems, initiate discovery and discussion, are solutions-oriented, and believe that any challenge can be resolved with creativity, a growth mindset, business savvy, perseverance, and resilience.

A successful candidate for our designer positions area will:

  • Have an opportunity to contribute to a high-scale, complex, world-renowned product and see the real-time impact of your work on millions of travelers worldwide
  • Be part of a truly international fast-paced environment and performance-driven culture
  • Leverage opportunities to grow technically and personally via initiatives, hackathons, conferences, and UX community involvement
  • Design end-to-end user flows and UI solutions based on business needs and customer insights
  • Produce related UI and UX assets and relevant documentation
  • Collaborate closely with Product Management, Research, Writing, and Engineering team members in conceiving design approaches, iterating/validating designs, and executing holistic, quality design solutions
  • Work with our design system team and components
  • Work with data analysts and internal tools to experiment and validate your proposed solutions

Skills and experience required:

  • 3 to 6 years of experience designing production-level, high-quality assets for web products and native mobile apps
  • Advanced knowledge of desktop and web UI design methods, utilization of accessibility practices and design systems, and related the principles, concepts, and theories of product design
  • A successful track record of designing and shipping projects as evidenced in resume and portfolio
  • Large corporate software product and design development preferred
  • Experience collaborating with and influencing product management, copywriting, research, brand
  • Expertise in core design tools, such as Figma, Sketch, and familiarity with corporate collaboration and communication tools and software
  • Informing design approach and solutions based on customer insights garnered from quantitative and qualitative data and on business priorities
  • Strong communication, influence, presentation, and negotiation skills
  • Specialized skills such as visual design, information architecture, animation, systems design, brand implementation a plus
  • Experience working on a product spanning across multiple cultures / languages a plus
  • Thriving in a fast-paced, multidisciplinary, collaborative environment
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree preferred, but may be substituted with work experience

Benefits & Perks: Global Impact, Personal Relevance:

Booking.com’s Total Rewards Philosophy is not only about compensation but also about benefits. Our Total Rewards are aimed to make it easier for you to experience all that life has to offer—all the messy, beautiful, and joyful bits—on your terms. So you can focus on what really matters. We offer competitive compensation as well as thoughtful, valuable, and even fun benefits which include:

  • Diverse and creative colleagues from every corner of the world; with over 70 different nationalities within the technology department alone, you will be able to grow new skills and your career in a multicultural environment
  • Annual paid time off and generous paid leave scheme including: parental (22-weeks paid leave), grandparent, bereavement, and care leave
  • Hybrid working including flexible working arrangements, working from home furniture and ergonomic support, and up to 20 days per year working from abroad (home country)
  • Coffee, and snacks, including healthy and vegan options, daily*
  • Discounts & Wallet credits to spend on our products, upgrade to Booking.com Genius Level 3, and friends & family Booking.com discount vouchers
  • Free access to online learning platforms, development and mentorship programs
  • Global Employee Assistance Program, free Headspace membership

*Please note that while our philosophy is the same in every location, benefits may differ by office/country.

#ThinkInclusion: Wellbeing & Inclusion at Booking.com:

Directly linked to our mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, Inclusion, Diversity, Belonging, Wellbeing and Volunteering (IDBWV) have been a core part of our company culture since day one. This ongoing journey starts with our very own employees, who represent over 140 nationalities and a wide range of ethnic and social backgrounds, genders and sexual orientations.

Take it from our Chief People Officer, Paulo Pisano: “At Booking.com, the diversity of our people doesn’t just create a unique workplace, it also creates a better and more inclusive travel experience for everyone. Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do. It’s a place where you can make your mark and have a real impact in travel and tech.”

Career Development Opportunities:

  • Bi-annual performance conversations, company-wide mentoring program, and internal development and growth opportunities
  • Unlimited access to online learning platforms (such as Udemy, Coursera, LinkedIn learning, O'reilly)

Application Process:

  • Please apply by using a CV in English
  • The general recruitment process may entail: a phone discussion with the recruiter, portfolio review and business interviews

Pre-Employment Screening:

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable law, a pre-employment screening may include employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the position.