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Sr UX Designer

Sr UX Designer

Job ID 
624731
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/19/2018

Job Description

At Amazon, we work hard to be the most customer-centric company on Earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history. Tired of just pushing another product out the door? Searching for a way to apply your UX skills to affect real change? Interested in how you can combine the humanitarian with the professional?

We are seeking a Senior UX Designer to own a brand new customer experience on Amazon. We're looking for a Senior UX Designer to create elegant, intuitive user interfaces that meet this unique customer need. You will work closely with product management, engineering and other design teams to successfully go from early stage product concept to launch. This program will grow quickly, will spur opportunities for innovation, and have a huge upshot on customers.

Come be a part of a team that’s shaping new innovations.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
· Working in close coordination with the product management team to develop a shared vision of a product, then leading a process to define and design an experience to deliver on the product’s objectives.
· Creating user-centered designs by understanding and leveraging business requirements, market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings.
· Designing conceptual wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, information architecture diagrams, interaction specifications, prototypes, and final graphics.
· Using Amazon's set of established design and visual patterns to strengthen consistency across Amazon products; when necessary, innovating and expanding Amazon standards to create world-class experiences.
· Performing metrics analysis post-launch to inform design/UX optimization efforts.
· Working closely with our Engineering team to ensure designs are executed as designed.
· Developing and nurturing relationships across teams and disciplines to promote collaboration and efficiency on Amazon projects.
· Presenting design work to teams and managers for review and feedback.
· Be resourceful and creative to overcome obstacles and turn challenges into opportunities.
· Last but not least, have fun in the process!

Basic Qualifications

· 7+ years industry experience providing interaction design solutions for web and/or software applications.
· Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience as an interactive/user experience designer.
· A strong portfolio demonstrating past work experience creating great user-centered design solutions.
· Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
· Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs.
· Strong practical knowledge of user-centered design methodologies, usability principles, web-based information architecture and design.
· Ability to work gracefully and have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment.
· Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs, and customer expectations.
· Expert proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Sketch, Framer, Flinto and Adobe Creative Suite

Preferred Qualifications

· 4+ years of experience in interaction design for complex and large systems is highly preferred
· History of data-driven design decisions and ability to work closely with User Experience research teams