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Senior UX Designer

Senior UX Designer

Job ID 
556740
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/21/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Design
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Job Description

Our team is making “developing for Amazon” easy and we care deeply about our developer community. The Amazon Developer Portal team is seeking a talented and passionate Sr. User Experience Designer to join us in building the next generation developer platform for our digital content across Alexa, Twitch, Amazon Appstore, Lumberyard and many more touch points. 



Our platform creates a seamless unified experience for developers to submit digital content including Alexa skills, Apps for Amazon devices, In-app digital goods, games and plenty more. We are seeking a world-class UX Designer who can think big and loves designing great customer facing experiences. 



The Sr. UX Designer will have a significant impact on our business as they lead the design direction for the Amazon Developer Portal, working collaboratively with Product Managers, Engineers, Sr. Leadership, User Researchers, and other Designers, leading our design strategy throughout the planning and development process. You’ll play a critical role in the future of how the development community interfaces with Amazon services across a huge array of devices and touch-points. 



Strong collaboration and product ownership is essential. Communication is key, as you will be representing our customers in developing a strong user experience.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 7+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar UX-related role.
  • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating relevant experience.
  • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques.
  • At least four years of experience creating prototypes or highly detailed wireframes for complex web applications.
  • Familiarity with user interface patterns for web.
  • At least two years of experience working in a collaborative team and directly with developers for implementation of designs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with or background in visual design
  • Experience with ux design for complex workflows and/or for technical end users
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to be self-directed when needed.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for design decisions.
  • A bachelor's degree in interaction design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related UX degree is ideal.
  • Demonstrated history of acquiring user data (e.g., conducting usability studies, performing user research) is a big plus.
  • Ability to prototype in HTML, JavaScript, & CSS is a plus.

We offer excellent pay and generous stock plans, great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k with matching, and more. Relocation is available for qualified candidates.

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer. We are located in Seattle, WA.
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