Senior UX Designer, Alexa Design System

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Amazon's Device and Services Design Group (DDG) is looking for a Senior UX Designer to drive the definition and design for Alexa's design language, multimodal frameworks, and capabilities across devices, encompassing all new and existing Alexa-enabled devices.

In this role, you will collaborate with a small team of world-class multi-disciplinary designers to invent and deliver UX frameworks and features that align and extend the Alexa experience across all Alexa-enabled devices. You will collaborate with research, product, and engineering partners across the organization to build customer-focused solutions at scale. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment. You must be able to lead projects forward in the face of ambiguity.

Basic Qualifications

· 6+ years of design experience
· An available online portfolio
· 7+ years of experience as an interaction designer, user experience designer, or similar role
· Bachelor’s degree in HCI, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent design-related field
· Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
· Experience using best practices for mobile and web-based information architecture and design, as well as knowledge of usability principles and techniques
· Experience in standard design tools such as Sketch

Preferred Qualifications

· Fluency and experience in the design thinking process
· Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
· Experience with research and human-centered design with a portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience solving complex challenges with simple user-centered design solutions
· Experience with consumer brand experience design and a understanding of storytelling
· 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 filmmaking, motion design, and prototyping
· Experience in designing interactions for voice-led devices
· Experience in designing cross platform experiences
· Ability to drive and close on design requirements independently
· Experience working in design consulting where presentation to clients and executives are core proficiencies
· Proficiency in presenting design work to user experience teams, product and engineering teams, and executives for review and feedback

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

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