• Senior UX Designer

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/6/2018 3:13 PM)
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  • Job Description

    The Creative Intelligence team is seeking an experienced UX Designer who can creatively solve complex customer problems and enable high velocity decision making. We build analytics products that surface data driven insights to help grow and optimize Amazon’s business.

    To succeed in this role, you must be an experienced designer with exceptional systems thinking and a passionate advocate for the customer, always looking to invent and simplify on their behalf. You must earn trust with technical credibility, pragmatic decision making, and strong follow through working with technology teams across Amazon.

    You have comprehensive understanding of the current state of web technology and best practices, with a critical awareness of implications on user-centered design and functionality.

    Key Responsibilities include:
    • Creating user-centered designs by considering data, customer feedback, user research and technical constraints/opportunities.
    • Creating work flows, wireframes, design mockups and prototypes to effectively conceptualize new product initiatives and features.
    • Relentlessly simplify and distill complex processes into intuitive and elegant experiences.
    • Developing and maintaining detailed user-interface specifications, working closely with developers to see your design through to deployment.
    • Communicating complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization

    Basic Qualifications

    • Minimum 5+ years of experience as an UX/Interaction Designer.
    • A strong online portfolio of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions (flows, prototypes, wireframes) AND solid visual designs (mockups and style guides).
    • Understanding of HTML, JavaScript and CSS that informs design and interaction decisions.
    • Ability to create interactive experiences using HTML and/or prototyping software.
    • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop, Axure, Invision, Flinto.
    • Fluency in information architecture, as well as seasoned knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
    • Bachelor's degree in UX design, interaction design, or equivalent professional experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working in a collaborative team, partnering closely with product management to define use cases and requirements, and working directly with developers on implementing designs.
    • Experience designing large-scale systems and applications.
    • Talent for crafting imaginative and innovative design solutions while maintaining user expectations through pattern consistency.
    • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and effectively deliver in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
    • Passion for design and interest in developing and mentoring design talent.
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