Sr Manager, UX Prototyping

US-CA-San Francisco
7 months ago
Job ID
511560
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Position Category
Design

Job Description

Amazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create?

The Role:

As a Principal UX Producer, you will help guide a world-class in-house creative team and work closely with key stakeholders, development, and senior partners to deliver innovative solutions that delight our customers. The Principal UX Producer should have deep knowledge and practical experience in software design, from design concept creation to development and release and possess excellent communication abilities. In this role, you will:

  • Helping to define and drive the vision for Amazon’s digital design and user experience.
  • Working across design and Amazon to create strong relationships with other senior leadership teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to think strategically about UX project management, forecasting for shifts in resources and direction with a solutions-focused demeanor.
  • Working closely with design, development, and business leadership to create a successful work environment

Basic Qualifications


  • 10+ years of professional experience as a program manager, project manager or designer.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience leading cross-team efforts, and synthesizing feedback and input from product management, engineering, and marketing.
  • Experience supporting design for mobile web, and/or on-device mobile application

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience presenting to and effectively advising senior management
  • Experience in a customer-centric, insights-driven design environment
  • Experience with agile/scrum
  • Recent experience with voice or multimodal speech interfaces.
  • An informed set of core values regarding user experience, technology, and business communication and the ability to present them with eloquence and precision
  • Experience shipping innovative, successful consumer voice products
  • Unwavering attention to detail with an acute awareness that everything counts
  • Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs and customer expectations
  • Committed to learning and expanding professional and technical knowledge
  • Background in script writing or creative writing is a plus

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