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Sr. UX Visual Designer, Amazon Business

Sr. UX Visual Designer, Amazon Business

Job ID 
510725
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/20/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Design
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Sr. UX Visual Designer, Amazon Business

You are an experienced visual storyteller and tastemaker, well versed in the delicate nuances that result in delightful User Experience. You’ve set the standard for design projects in multiple categories with your world-class design chops, command of motion principals, masterful typographic skills, robust organizational skills, and acute attention to detail. You are a hands-on designer with strong vision and a passion for guiding customers through the often-overwhelming reality of adopting new technology into the home. Collaboration is in your DNA, but you aren’t afraid prioritize, make decisions and communicate with authority. You thrive in an atmosphere of rapid development. Above all, you have an amazingly positive attitude and want to be challenged and grow as a designer.


Responsibilities
· Develop and champion a holistic point of view of the design language that creates the user experience of Amazon Business
· Create a visual design system and process for application to clearly direct multiple studio teams of UX Designers, Design Technologists, and web developers across Amazon Business
· Collaborate with multiple product teams to ensure key product values and features are introduced to the customer at the right time, bringing forward the right tone and elegance
· Collaborate with design teams outside of Amazon Business to bring harmony and familiarity to the multiple experiences presented by Amazon, as they impact the business customer experience.
· Present design solutions and gracefully defend your design decisions to product and executive leadership
· Scope design initiatives and manage/prioritize work items across multiple studios
· Understand and respond to performance data (metric tests, usability studies), and steer the direction of future creative designs
· Communicate clearly with both internal and external customers
· Inspire and mentor others on the Design team
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
· An exceptional online portfolio demonstrating strong conceptual thinking and creative problem solving
· Can create a common design language across a family of products, and harmony with products outside of your direction
· 10+ years visual design experience in application / web design
· 5+ years experience in team leadership (with or without direct management)
· 2+ years experience applying visual design systems to native mobile devices
· Experience managing multiple projects and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines
· Ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task
· Ability to work across organizational boundaries to define, manage, and prioritize work
· Ability to work cross-team and synthesize feedback from multiple teams/owners
· Proficiency with design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, After Effects, and InDesign
· Obsessed with details, fit and finish
· Willing and able to occasionally travel to Austin, TX and Madrid, Spain


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent communication skills and amazing positive attitude, enjoy engaging with multiple stakeholders to understand and solve challenges
• Compelling storyteller who can educate as well as entertain








Basic Qualifications

· An exceptional online portfolio demonstrating strong conceptual thinking and creative problem solving
· Can create a common design language across a family of products, and harmony with products outside of your direction
· 10+ years visual design experience in application / web design
· 5+ years experience in team leadership (with or without direct management)
· 2+ years experience applying visual design systems to native mobile devices
· Experience managing multiple projects and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines
· Ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task
· Ability to work across organizational boundaries to define, manage, and prioritize work
· Ability to work cross-team and synthesize feedback from multiple teams/owners
· Proficiency with design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, After Effects, and InDesign
· Obsessed with details, fit and finish
Willing and able to occasionally travel to Austin, TX and Madrid, Spain

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills and amazing positive attitude, enjoy engaging with multiple stakeholders to understand and solve challenges
  • Compelling storyteller who can educate as well as entertain