• Sr. UX Designer, Amazon Newsstand

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/22/2019 7:18 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Are you interested in building the future of online editorial design and delivery?

    Amazon Newsstand is looking for a passionate Senior UX designer to envision and design the user experience for this strategic initiative. This role will require someone who will take initiative to collaborate across teams and organizations in a fast-paced environment. To be successful you need to be proactive and entrepreneurial. You will seek out and collaborate with product managers, program managers, software developers, and partner teams. You are comfortable with a degree of ambiguity and willing to develop quick prototypes, iterate and improve.
    • Use business requirements, market research and customer feedback to design conceptual sketches, wireframe information architecture, high-fidelity mock-ups, and interaction specifications.
    • Collaborate with partner team UX designers.
    • Develop and nurture relationships across teams and disciplines to promote collaboration and efficiency.
    • Develop and maintain detailed design patterns that scale for your team and influence other designers.
    • Understand and respond to data, using that to inform future design.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
    • 8+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role.
    • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user-centered design solutions.
    • Experience working in a collaborative team, publicly white-boarding, and working directly with developers for implementation of designs.
    • 2+ years of experience independently driving the design review cycle and closing on design requirements.
    • 2+ years of experience using Sketch, Axure, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience designing, guiding, and implementing formal and informal usability studies.
    • Demonstrated ability to deliver large scale strategic design initiatives with a bias toward scalable systems and patterns.
    • Experience designing mobile web, and/or on-device mobile applications.
    • Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides.
    • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
    • Success delivering products/services in a high-growth environment, exhibiting strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous customer-focused problems.
    • Proven track record for partnering closely with other teams to influence positive outcomes and propose well-informed new directions.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work successfully with teams across the organization, including Engineering, Product Management, and Senior Leadership.
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