UX Designer III - Creative Partnerships at Expedia Group

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Expedia

Expedia Media Solutions is dedicated to building creative media partnerships for travel advertisers enabling them to use Expedia's network of leading travel brands and global sites. We have revolutionized the way brands reach and connect with online travel consumers, emerging as a leader in online advertising sales among travel and e-commerce brands. With a growing product portfolio offering a multitude of advertising and sponsorship opportunities, our Media Solutions team at Expedia has built a viable marketing platform for advertising partners to reach the 78 million worldwide monthly unique visitors that visit Expedia Group sites.

Are you someone who loves marrying technology and creative to drive consumer engagement and delight? Do you want to create first-to-market campaigns integrating leading global brands? Are you passionate about reinventing what good looks like?

Our team is looking for an experienced, entrepreneurial, creative and detailed oriented design and user experience lead that will be responsible for creating and executing concepts, pitches, and solutions for our Creative Partnerships team. This person will lead creative design and UX of custom, bespoke marketing campaign efforts – integrating Expedia brands with other global brands – for campaigns spanning across digital, interactive, print, video and environmental. You will lead creative direction with agencies and act as the subject matter expert on all things UX and design for creative and content partnerships.

Responsibilities:
  • Working with a talented team of Creative Partnerships Managers, Business Development Managers and advertising partners, you will brainstorm and create innovative concepts for high-end bespoke media campaigns integrating the Expedia Group brands.

  • You will work to create high-end bespoke campaigns within our brand voice utilizing the latest technologies and industry trends into a cohesive, engaging marketing campaign aimed to meet and exceed partner goals.

  • You will advise and execute on all stages of design from conception and pitching through execution.

  • You are an excellent communicator who is able to coordinate among the Creative Partnerships, Sales, Operations, and Brand teams to build strategic, content-driven solutions.

  • You'll work with other Brand User Experience and Design teams around the globe to ensure adherence to brand guidelines and with a goal to better integrate Creative Partnership campaigns into the Brand sites.

  • You thrive in a smaller, but dynamic and fun environment.

  • You will partner with external agencies, vendors and teams to bring design and content concepts to life.

Requirements:
  • You will have experience in the conception, design and production of various online & offline items utilizing best practices in design and UX while utilizing new technologies throughout.

  • Minimum of five years' experience as a graphic designer with emphasis in UX in agency creative, in-house design, and/or graphic design.

  • Fluency in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, HTML/CSS and working knowledge of AfterEffects & Final Cut ProAbility to create superior, original online and offline design.

  • Strong design style including creative design solutions for integrating two brands in advertising campaigns.

  • Strong conceptual skills.

  • Solid understanding of client deliverables, timelines, and the ability to take responsibility for them.

  • Understanding of and experience in online travel advertising, layout, color theory and typography in both print and digital media.

  • Experience integrating e-commerce and advertising online without impacting conversion.

  • Ability to effectively lead multiple projects/tasks of varying complexities and meet tight deadlines in a face-paced environment.

  • Ability to work with teams across multiple geographies.

  • Excellent organization and communication skills.

  • Degree in graphic design preferred however it is not essential.

About Us

Our mission is to revolutionize travel through the power of technology. Collectively, the Expedia Group brands cover virtually every aspect of researching, planning, and booking travel, from choosing the best airplane seat, to reading personal travel reviews of hotels, to planning what to do in a destination once you arrive. The Expedia, Inc. portfolio serves both leisure and business travelers with tastes and budgets ranging from modest to luxury. Expedia delivers consumer travel demand from nearly every continent to thousands of hotels and vacation rentals, hundreds of airlines, thousands of activities, and dozens of car rental companies and cruise lines. Please visit www.expediagroup.com to learn more about our travel brands.

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, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Location

Our new Seattle campus in Interbay is on the beach with sweeping views of the Puget Sound and Cascades.

An Insider's view of Expedia Group

What's something quirky about your company?

Everyone is obsessed with travel…Really! No matter who you are working with or run into in the halls you somehow always land on travel, where you have been, where you want to go or what is the next trip you are planning. Talk about a company with passion!

Laura

Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

In today's world, when you travel, you need things at your fingertips! Imagine you pull up your phone, click a few buttons, type some messages and get the answers to your travel needs quickly. That's what my team and I do - we give customers a rich experience to chat with a virtual assistant on any device and solve their travel problems right away!

Urja

Sr Technology Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

Accept whatever starting point you have and creatively work with it to organically take a feature area, the team’s culture, and cross-org relationships to the next level. Don’t just take at face value your instructions, but turn every stone to solve user problems with joy and passion. The resulting impact is a sure sign of success.

Lawrence

Senior Technical Program Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

What got you here today, will not get you there tomorrow. I believe this applies both organizationally and professionally; in order to maintain success, you must continuously evolve, challenge yourself, and take learnings from your mistakes.

Nicholas

Sr. Director, Finance

What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Day of Caring Volunteer Hours match
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Check out our employee resource groups here: https://www.expediagroup.com/about/diversity-inclusion/
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We believe everyone deserves - NEEDS - time away from the office and we encourage employees to take advantage of their paid time off. We offer travel discounts to make it even easier to get out and see the world.

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