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UX Designer, Advertising Content Experience

UX Designer, Advertising Content Experience

Job ID 
589969
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/23/2017

Job Description

As a UX Designer, you will work closely with a small team of designers, engineers, and product managers to fundamentally change the way Amazon customers think about online advertising—from a common annoyance to something highly relevant, helpful, and delightful to them. Our team’s primary focus is rooted in the exploration, invention, and design of new advertising products. We are unlocking new opportunities for advertising on Amazon, providing brands (big and small) with a place to tell their story through engaging experiences.

You have a passion for designing innovative products paired with a proven track record of delivering results by working with cross-functional teams. You have a multidisciplinary design background, with a focus on user research, excellent communication skills, strong project management skills, and are unwavering in your commitment to the customer experience.

You will collaborate with other designers, product managers, engineers, user researchers, and others across the company to turn creative ideas into real products. Be part of a design culture that values critical thinking, open discussion, flexibility, speed, and business impact. Come play an influential role in defining the future of advertising at Amazon.


Responsibilities
  • Create information architecture, wireframes, user flows, high-fidelity mockups, and prototypes to communicate your designs to the team.
  • Dive deep into customer pain points—advocate and invent on behalf of them.
  • Work closely with others in the broader advertising org to deliver results across shared goals.
  • Continually give and solicit UX/CX feedback from others across a wide-range of disciplines to achieve a rich perspective.
  • Partner with engineers, program managers, sales, and product managers to design and build first-class advertiser and customer experience from the ground up.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a UX designer, interaction designer, or similar role.
  • Experience designing and building mobile and/or web applications or other software.
  • Fluency in best practices for information architecture, interaction design, user-centered design processes, and user experience principles.
  • Demonstrated experience writing HTML, CSS, JavaScript from scratch.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build trust quickly amongst peers and leadership.
  • Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs, and customer expectations.
  • Demonstrated visual design experience.
  • Experience designing dashboards, reports, and/or data visualizations.
  • Ability and bias to work collaboratively with other creative, technical, and business-minded professionals.
  • BFA/BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS or a related field or equivalent professional experience.
  • A portfolio of work that includes examples of high-fidelity mockups, wireframes, user flows, research, interaction models, prototypes, or other applicable work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience conducting user research.
  • Experience analyzing experiment results and formulating actionable recommendations.
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