Amazon.com Sr. UX Designer - Launchpad Group in Seattle, Washington

Amazon Launchpad is looking for a user experience designer to create elegant, customer-focused interfaces while meeting business teams’ needs and collaborating with a global team that is passionate about startups.

This designer will be responsible for designing the usability, interaction flows, and visual design of new and existing applications and experiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable user interfaces in a team environment

  • Create user-centered designs by considering market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings

  • Conduct primary customer research in order to understand the customer journey and key user needs

  • Use business requirements and market research to assist in developing scenarios, use cases, and high-level requirements

  • Design the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of applications and experiences

  • Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, click-throughs, and prototypes

  • Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications and design patterns

  • Present design work to the user experience team, product team, and Amazon.com executives for review and feedback

  • 6+ years of experience as an interaction designer, user interface designer, or similar role

  • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions is a requirement for application

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

  • Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs

  • Ability to work gracefully and have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment

  • Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently

  • Fluency in best practices for mobile and web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques

  • Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing for the web

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design or equivalent design-related field

  • Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides

  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, and Dreamweaver

  • Ability to extract complex concepts and quickly turn around rigorous flows and mockups reflecting a range of options

  • Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides

  • Additional design skills in related fields, including motion design and prototyping.

AMZR Req ID: 583744

External Company URL: www.amazon.com