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Content Designer

Remote Redmond, WA

Come build community, explore your passions and do your best work at Microsoft with thousands of colleagues from every corner of the world. This opportunity will allow you to bring your aspirations, talent, potential—and excitement for the journey ahead.  

As a Content Designer you will develop product strategy through business and user insights to yield the desired product experience for users. This opportunity will allow you to craft terminology, product and feature naming, and conduct research to optimize product experience and interface. You will collaborate to develop system guidelines and design features as well as implement a communication strategy to devise and support product positioning.

Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. As employees we come together with a growth mindset, innovate to empower others, and collaborate to realize our shared goals. Each day we build on our values of respect, integrity, and accountability to create a culture of inclusion where everyone can thrive at work and beyond!


  • Define needs of product designs based on multiple factors such as user insights and the business
  • Collaborate with Design and Engineering team members, program managers, and developers to define and iterate on new and existing product features.
  • Integrate User Experience thinking with design execution to produce usable and intuitive user interfaces.
  • Structure product content, develop taxonomies, craft navigation, name components/controls, and define the messaging hierarchy to make information accessible, usable, and understandable.
  • Ensure key concepts, names, terms, and copy are aligned with customers' intent. Craft clear written communication to guide customers through an experience that pairs with visual design.
  • Apply marketing strategy to devise product positioning, messaging direction, and creative execution guidance for use within elements of and across the customer journey.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Arts, Digital Communications, UX Design, Human Computer Interaction, Communications, English, Journalism, or related field.
  • Or equivalent experience.

Content Design IC2 - The typical base pay range for this role across the U.S. is USD $76,400 - $151,800 per year. There is a different range applicable to specific work locations, within the San Francisco Bay area and New York City metropolitan area, and the base pay range for this role in those locations is USD $100,300 - $165,400 per year.

Certain roles may be eligible for benefits and other compensation. Find additional benefits and pay information here:

Microsoft accepts applications and processes offers for these roles on an ongoing basis throughout the academic calendar (September - April).

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application process, read more about requesting accommodations.

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