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UX Designer, FinTech product

UX Designer, FinTech product

Job ID 
420451
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/11/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Design
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - G&A - Finance

Job Description

In Amazon, Finance Operation Tax team connects with the worldwide vendor network that serves Amazon's broad spectrum of products. Owning the most extensive domain knowledge and infrastructure in the industry, the team aims to exceed user expectation by innovating the platform that works for variety of business models, ranging from media, service, P2P transaction to real estate.
We are seeking a talented user experience designer to define the product experience that will change the way Amazon manage its tax reporting process around the globe.
As a UX designer in this team, you will have wide latitude to create, be involved in every phase of the product development process, and collaborate with designers from various Amazon products. You will utilize your full range of information architecture, interaction design, and visual design skills to create simple and elegant solutions to the complex business and usability problems.


Responsibilities
  • Together with the product management team, define best-in-class user experience and bring it to life through iterative delivery
  • Practice user-centered design through user research and data analysis, customer feedback, and technical constraints/opportunities
  • Independently develop design hypotheses and push the boundaries of the platform experience beyond what is expected into what is extraordinary
  • Communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
  • Scope design initiatives, identify trade-offs between competing priorities

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 4 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role
  • Have designed or contributed meaningfully to the design of shipped software (internal or external)
  • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions
  • Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
  • Ability to work gracefully and have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently
  • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques
  • Proficiency in English, with strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in design, HCI, computer science, or equivalent professional experience with software UX design
  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Adobe CS, Sketch, Axure, Hype, Balsamiq

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on enterprise applications
  • Prototyping experience
  • Usability testing experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the latest interaction design patterns and trends
  • Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides
  • Experience developing, presenting, and promoting original ideas to management
  • Front end engineering expertise – HTML, Javascript, JQuery or similar technologies
  • An understanding of how design impacts development and vice versa, along with a knack for constructing designs that are technically feasible and efficient to deliver

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