• Sr. UX Designer, Kindle

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/22/2019 11:17 AM)
    Job ID
    782205
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    This role will help us evolve the core experience of the apps, and ensure our apps continue to meet the changing needs and expectations of customers on whichever platforms they use.

    Are you inspired by the prospect of developing cutting-edge experiences with the potential to transform the future of reading? Amazon Kindle is looking for a Senior UX Designer.

    The Kindle family of reading apps are top-10 most-downloaded and top-rated on all major platforms. The Kindle Design team is seeking a talented and passionate Senior UX Designer to work on Amazon's family of reading applications for phones, tablets, desktop and online.

    Responsibilities:
    · Create end to end CX for our reading customers expanding the vision of how people read with Kindle
    · Participating in the design of useful, usable, and desirable user interfaces in a team environment
    · Work with the Kindle Design leadership to set design vision and direction for Kindle-based reading experiences
    · Partner with product management and development, championing the creation of user-centered designs by considering market analysis, customer feedback, professional expertise, metrics, and usability findings
    · Develop and manage the development of conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, click-throughs, and prototypes
    · Work across teams to provide guidance on the correct application of mobile platform and Kindle-specific patterns
    · Present design work to the Kindle design team, product stakeholders, and Amazon executives for review and feedback

    Basic Qualifications

    · Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
    · At least 6 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role



    Required for Consideration:


    · Relevant work samples or portfolio. Samples or portfolio must illustrate solving for multi-platform UX challenges and demonstrating user-friendly scalable design solutions

    Preferred Qualifications


    · Storyboarding, prototyping, usability testing & visual design experience
    · Advanced familiarity with Sketch as a design tool
    · Ability to prototype in Flinto, Framer and / or HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
    · Familiarity with common design patterns for Android and iOS
    · Experience developing and maintaining design systems for mobile surfaces
    · Experience designing on device applications for mobile and 10' experiences
    · Experience designing customer facing mobile products
    · Experience designing UX that bridges multi-platforms including mobile apps, web-based applications, and desktop apps.
    · Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
    · Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with product management and developers for implementation of designs
    · Ability to work gracefully and have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment


    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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