• UX Designer (Goodreads)

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Posted Date 3 months ago(9/25/2018 1:48 PM)
    Job ID
    722192
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    At Goodreads, our mission is to help people find and share books they love. As a UX Designer, you’ll be part of the team responsible for research, design, and implementation of these products and services. In return, you’ll have an opportunity to learn about the business of books and publishing, about the unique design challenges of a social experiences like Goodreads, and work alongside highly talented team of designers, developers, and product managers.

    We are looking for a designer who can:
    • Create world-class, user-centered designs through consideration of market research, business requirements, customer feedback, and usability study findings
    • Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, and prototypes for user interfaces
    • Responsibly and effectively advocate for the customer, fostering a shared understanding of the customer-centric intersection between design, content, business and marketing values
    • Scope design initiatives and manage/prioritize your own work items
    • Present design work to the user experience team, product team, and Goodreads and Amazon business leaders for review and feedback

    Basic Qualifications

    • 2+ years of professional design experience as a UX designer or similar role
    • Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design or UX-related fields

    • Experience working with cross-disciplinary partners, synthesizing feedback from product management and development
    • Experience managing multiple projects at one time to meet ambitious deadlines, and the ability to work with remote collaborators
    • Design experience on tablet, mobile, or television consumer devices
    • Experience with design tools, such as Sketch, InVision, Photoshop, and Omnigraffle

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / 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.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Compelling visual storyteller
    • Ability to manage and refine the design workflow and approval processes
    • Ability to extract complex concepts and quickly turn around rigorous flows and mockups reflecting a range of options
    • A constant desire for innovation balanced with business needs and customer expectations
    • Unwavering attention to detail
    • Experience planning and conducting research (interviews, usability tests, etc)
    • Ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in an agile environment
    • Excellent written/verbal communication skills and great attitude, enjoy engaging with multiple stakeholders to understand and solve challenges
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