Senior UX Designer, Alexa Personality

Seattle, Washington, USA

Full Time
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Posted 2 weeks ago

Come be part of a team with the mission to make interactions with virtual agents easier and more delightful. If you are passionate about having fun, shaping an ambiguous space, and making a positive impact in people's lives, this is your opportunity to do it at scale.

We're searching for a Senior UX Designer who will own end-to-end product design for customers interacting with personified virtual agents, collaborate with voice designers and content creators in voice-forward customer experiences, innovate visual interactions in new form factors, and work in close partnership with product owners and technical team members. Having a background in designing visual interactions for a variety of form factors (i.e. mobile, tablet, web, AR/VR, gaming consoles) is an advantage.

In this role you would:
· Serve as an embedded product designer within the Alexa Personality Design team

· Create conceptual diagrams, user flows, wireframes, mockups, prototypes, and user interface specifications
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· Confidently defend design rationale used to create solutions in design reviews

· Speak authoritatively on concepts of interaction design in daily iterations with product managers, engineers, and testers
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· Present design work to the design team, product team, Amazon.com executives, and external partners for review and feedback
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· Work with our usability and data teams to assess and optimize new and existing interactions


Basic Qualifications


· 6+ years of design experience
· An available online portfolio
· Bachelor’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Information Architecture, Digital Communication design or a related field.
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· A portfolio demonstrating user experience design, with work samples showcasing process sketches, design documentation and detailed design presentations.

· Experience presenting to and advising senior management

Preferred Qualifications

· Familiarity with voice or multimodal speech interfaces
· Familiarity with speech and language technologies (i.e. NLU)
· Ability to prototype holistic user experiences that include visible UX and voice interactions
· Experience designing mobile web, and/or on-device mobile applications, and for AR, VR, or other non-traditional form factors
· An informed set of core values regarding user experience, technology, and business communication and the ability to present them with eloquence and concision
· Ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in an agile environment
· Additional design skills in related fields, including motion design and prototyping
· Experience leading/facilitating design ideation workshops
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Job tags: Architecture Cognitive science Experience design Human computer interaction Product design Prototypes Sketches User experience User flows Wireframes