• Senior Hardware Interaction Designer

    Location US-CA-Cupertino
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/7/2018 11:46 AM)
    Job ID
    591585
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Design
  • Job Description

    We are inventing the future for consumer electronics products and looking for a Senior Hardware Interaction Designer to create the next generation of user interactions and digital services for a new line of consumer products. Particularly, we are looking for a highly capable individual contributor who can shine by working collaboratively with other designers, who are highly organized and self-driven, and have the composure and communication talent to effectively present to internal stakeholders.


    If you are passionate about guiding the future of Amazon experiences and creating innovative, elegant, customer-focused designs, we want to talk to you.

    Responsibilities:
    • Design interactions for connected hardware, and support design of user experience in the accompanying mobile app.
    • Brainstorm and prototype concepts, specify designs according to use cases and iterate designs based on feedback and data.
    • Collaborate closely with a multi-disciplinary design team to create user experience with visual elements, animations and sound.
    • Partner with UX Research Team to formulate generative and usability research studies. Create necessary materials for test sessions.
    • Participate in software design sprints to ensure all details of interaction design is delivered to specifications that you create.
    • Contribute to Product Management and Engineering work streams to instill best practices in user interaction and service design throughout the customer’s journey.
    • Be an advocate of customers throughout design and development of products.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 7+ years of combined experience in interaction and digital service design for consumers. Experience in designing connected (IoT) hardware UI/UX is highly desired.
    • An online portfolio that demonstrates strong experience in creating concepts and detailing consumer journey, specifying interaction for hardware, mobile and digital services for consumer products.
    • Extensive experience in working directly with engineers and leading complex discussions in UX design.
    • Proficiency in a variety of UX design tools such as OmniGraffle, Illustrator, Photoshop, Premier, Principle and Flinto.io. Expertise in creating interactive prototypes is required.
    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
    • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines.
    • Bachelor's or equivalent degree, in Design, HCI or related field, or equivalent professional experience in the design field

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Hands-on experience in designing first generation IoT product
    • Understanding in multi-modal interaction design
    • Master's or equivalent degree, in Design, HCI or related field, or equivalent professional experience in the design field

    Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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