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UX Designer, AWS

UX Designer, AWS

Job ID 
586179
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/13/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Design
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is changing the way we interact with the Internet. The tools and services AWS provides enable everyone from Netflix to your next-door-neighbor to take advantage of massively scalable computing power. We’re looking for a talented and passionate Senior UX Designer to help design these services. Our team is a growing band of innovators, disruptors, and problem solvers. If you want to work on some of the world’s biggest design challenges, and make tools that builders will use to create the great products of tomorrow, join our team.

As a member of the design team you will contribute to the product roadmap, drive future concepts, and deliver improvements to current applications within our AI and Machine Learning space.

The ideal candidate has experience in digital enterprise products or software as a service, with strong blue sky/ideation skills, robust holistic systems thinking, deep attention to detail, and passion for making difficult tasks into simple and delightful experiences for customers.

Collaboration and product ownership is essential, requiring you to be a great communicator, and successfully present and align with the
AI customer experience team and stakeholder input. Additionally, you must be able to work with ambiguity and deliver designs that elevate the AWS customer experience as a whole.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 5+ 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.
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