Sr. UX Designer

Seattle, Washington, USA

Full Time
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Posted 2 weeks ago

The Amazon A to Z team enables the scaling of our hourly workforce. The A to Z mobile application directly impacts the lives of associates by helping them identify the best shifts for their schedule, opportunities to pick up additional work, and choose when they get paid. We are committed to helping associates achieve the work life harmony that is best for them. We are also committed to helping Amazon acquire, train, and retain associates to fulfill Amazon’s mission to be the world’s most customer-centric company.


We are looking for a highly-determined, highly-curious, Sr. UX Designer to lead our A to Z design system and information architecture strategy. This person will work collaboratively with a team of product managers, engineers, executives, and other designers to improve how employees interact with their job and Amazon. Candidates must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed in a fast-paced environment with a high-degree of independence and ownership.


Key Responsibilities
· Create elegant, intuitive user experiences that meet the evolving needs of our customers
· Lead the planning and strategic phases of a project. Proactively pitch new CX ideas, backed by a strong, well-articulated rationale.
· Understand target users deeply: develop or work from user profiles and conduct task analysis, create user scenarios or use stories.
· Create user flows, wireframes, prototypes, high fidelity mockups and detailed UI and visual design specifications for web, mobile web and app interfaces.
· Be a champion for user testing by partnering with researchers to get your solutions in front of customers; and be willing to conduct scrappy, around-the-office user testing on your own if required.
· Contribute to user interface design guidelines and development best practices and standards at Amazon
· Independently deliver UX solutions for problems of large scope and complexity.
· Work through ambiguity, and adapt your approach to meet the needs of multiple stakeholders.



Basic Qualifications


· Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI) or equivalent professional experience.
· Minimum of 8+ years of industry experience in UX design or related discipline.
· An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user-centered design solutions and UI design expertise. Must illustrate solving for multi-platform UX challenges and demonstrate scalable, user-friendly design solutions; coupled with VX skills that can be utilized to create engaging designs.
· High proficiency in a variety of design and prototype tools such as Sketch, Invision, Figma, Framer, Azure, and the Adobe Creative Suite; command of technologies (web, Android, iOS, etc.).
· Experience planning and executing effective customer research, solo, or in partnership with a UX Researcher


Preferred Qualifications

· Strong visual design skills to complement your UX skill.
· Ability to create lightweight prototypes to test ideas.
· Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Great eye for visual design and layout.
· A strong track record of iterative design, working closely with customers and peers and developers from inception through implementation.
· 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 design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.




Job tags: Architecture Azure Figma Framer Human-computer interaction Interface design InVision Prototypes Research Sketch User flows User testing UX design Visual design Wireframes