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Sr. UX Designer, AWS Creative Studio

Sr. UX Designer, AWS Creative Studio

Job ID 
557729
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/11/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Design
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you interested in being part of the innovation at a growing Creative Studio?
Amazon Web Services (AWS), a subsidiary of Amazon.com and a leader in cloud computing, is seeking a talented and experienced UX Designer to join our Creative Studio to work on design & branding for the AWS marketing team in Seattle. The ideal candidate will have experience creating multi-platform designs while striking a balance between creative designs and business deliverables. The candidate should be able to problem solve and work independently in an atmosphere of rapid development. Must have: highly effective communication with business and technical stakeholders, time management and the ability to incorporate constructive feedback into projects will be required for this individual to succeed.

Responsibilities
· Create graphical concepts and treatments as appropriate to Amazon Web Services’ website
· Develop and strengthen web assets, including style and usage guides, and collaborate with the design community to ensure consistent use
· Use marketing and business requirements to assist in developing compelling designs
· Work with a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate the feasibility of proposed solutions
· Present work to design, marketing and business stakeholders for review and feedback
· Develop and maintain detailed design templates and specifications

Basic Qualifications

Basic qualifications

  • Portfolio or samples of work required; demonstrate conceptual thinking and creative problem solving (please send or provide link in resume)
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in web design or related field
  • 2+ years work experience with User-Centered Design (UCD), as well as fluency in best practices
  • Working knowledge of and experience with design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and other image optimizing applications
  • Experience creating vector illustrations in Adobe Illustrator
  • Bachelor's degree in Design, or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience defining or maintaining brand/style guidelines
  • Fluency with user interface patterns for desktop, and mobile experiences
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to be self-directed a majority of the time
  • Experience working in a tight design cycle i.e., collaborating with the development team that will bring designs to life

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills and great attitude, enjoy engaging with multiple stakeholders to understand and solve challenges
  • Experience communicating interaction and visual design ideas with modern visual prototyping tools
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present and guide discussion about design direction and rationale
  • Ability to prototype in HTML, Javascript, CSS, as well as experience producing red-lined comps
  • Experience managing multiple projects and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Worked in an iterative environment, across teams and synthesize feedback from multiple teams/owners
  • Experience working with vendors &/or design agencies on creative projects
  • Deep understanding and passion for branding, with experience in developing & implementing brand guidelines
  • Expert level photo retouching skills
  • Pixel-perfect attention to design detail
  • Deep understanding of typography for the web
  • Experience with typesetting in a variety of languages is a plus
  • Ability to work independently to troubleshoot technical and process related issues