• Sr UX Designer, Alexa Voice Services

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/7/2018 8:18 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Alexa is one of Amazon’s most innovative services to date, and has changed the way customers use their voice to interact with technology and the world around them. Building on this momentum, Amazon Digital Products is looking for an interdisciplinary UX designer to expand Alexa’s capabilities in order to become a truly ubiquitous voice powered service. Are you interested in joining the team to help lead this innovation?

    The right UX Designer is fluent in a range of design skills. You have the sensibility of a graphic designer, the logic of an engineer, the ability to converse fluently with creative and technical teams, and an endless passion for learning and tinkering with unproven and emerging technologies. This role is based in San Francisco, CA.

    What we’re looking for
    The UX designer has a deep understanding of graphic, product and digital design, with an exceptional eye for detail. You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within a small and collaborative environment.

    • Create interaction flows, wireframes, interactive prototypes, visual comps, and motion studies required to produce elegant, simple customer experiences and product concepts
    • Work collaboratively within a team comprised of other UX, visual designers and engineers to develop world class thinking and output
    • Develop a strong point of view on product concepts by thoroughly documenting ideas in the form of guidelines in both written and visual form
    • Put structure to ambiguous problems and define deliverables towards a solution
    • Design and develop experiences that can be mapped directly to Amazon’s business and customer needs
    • Present concepts, help facilitate ideation sessions, and workshops with internal teams

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in a design related field
    • Experience as an UX designer, visual designer, or similar role
    • Experience designing on multiple platforms, such as mobile, tablet, wearables, or TV
    • Experience with Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, and Keynote
    • Experience using design systems
    • Experience working directly with developers to implement designs
    • Work samples showcasing strategic thinking, process, design documentation, design presentations, and UI animation

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Can think and design in motion
    • Excellent writing and communication skills
    • Experience with voice-driven product design or conversational interfaces
    • Experience defining design systems
    • Ability to make cross-organization connections to deliver impact
    • Ability to deal with ambiguity, work autonomously, and prioritize effectively
    • A unique perspective on the future of multi-modal experiences
    • Expertise in motion design or prototyping

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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