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Sr UX Designer - Alexa Smart Home

Sr UX Designer - Alexa Smart Home

Job ID 
619814
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
2/13/2018

Job Description

On the Alexa Smart Home Team, you will have an enormous opportunity to impact the customer experience, design, and ship cutting edge products and experiences that will be used every day by people you know. We’re looking for people who are passionate about innovating on behalf of customers, demonstrate a high degree of product ownership, and want to have fun while they make history.

As a Sr UX Designer for Alexa Smart Home you would:
  • Create world-class, user-centered designs through consideration of market research, business requirements, customer feedback, and usability study findings
  • Translate business requirements into use cases and high-level customer experience requirements
  • Design the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of new voice, web, and mobile applications
  • Direct the visual design of the web and mobile applications
  • Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, and prototypes
  • Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications
  • Present design work to the user experience team, product team, Amazon.com executives, and external partners for review and feedback
  • Work with our usability and data mining teams to assess and optimize new and existing features and page frameworks
  • Develop high level strategy for Alexa Entertainment customers for both near and long term.
  • Collaborate with other design team members on Alexa entertainment experiences, frameworks, process, and best practices.

Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design or equivalent design-related field
  • 8+ years of experience as an interaction designer, user interface designer, or similar role
  • Design experience on tablet, mobile, or television consumer devices
  • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch or their functional equivalents
  • Experience working directly with developers for implementation of designs
  • Experience with design tools, such as InVision, Sketch, Axure, or Omnigraffle.
  • A portfolio demonstrating relevant design experience with work samples showcasing process sketches, design documentation and detailed design presentations.


Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in design-related field
  • A sketch book (or examples) revealing thought process
  • Ability to extract complex concepts and quickly turn around rigorous flows and mockups reflecting a range of options
  • Ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in an agile environment
  • Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides
  • Additional design skills in related fields, including motion design and prototyping.


Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation