Senior Designer, AWS ESS UX Design (Security team)

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Posted 1 month ago

Are you passionate about security system design? This is one of the cornerstones of AWS and this team is well supported. We deliver key innovations such as continuously monitoring for malicious activity and unauthorized behavior to protect your AWS accounts, workloads, plus leveraging machine learning models and AI to surface anomalies for analysis. If this UX Designer role sounds interesting, come join us!

At Amazon, we’ve been investing deeply in artificial intelligence for over 20 years, and many of the capabilities customers experience are driven by machine learning.’s recommendations engine is driven by machine learning (ML), as are the paths that optimize robotic picking routes in our fulfillment centers. Our supply chain, forecasting, and capacity planning are also informed by ML algorithms. Alexa is fueled by Natural Language Understanding and Automated Speech Recognition deep learning; as is our drone initiative, Prime Air, and the computer vision technology in our new retail experience, Amazon Go. We have thousands of engineers at Amazon committed to machine learning and deep learning, and it’s a big part of our heritage.

Within AWS, we’re focused on bringing that knowledge and capability directly to customers. We’re looking for a talented and passionate Senior Manger to lead a cross-service design team. We are a growing band of innovators, disruptors, and problem solvers working on some of the world’s biggest design challenges.

You will work collaboratively with a cross-functional team of UX designers, researchers, product managers, design technologists and developers. You will contribute to the product roadmap, drive future concepts, and deliver improvements to our current applications.
The ideal candidate has experience in digital enterprise products or software as a service, security experience with strong blue sky/ideation skills, robust holistic systems thinking, deep attention to detail, and passion for making difficult tasks into simple and delightful experiences for customers.
Collaboration and product ownership is essential, requiring you to be a great communicator, and successfully present and align with the service and user experience team. Additionally, you must be able to work with ambiguity and deliver designs that elevate the AWS customer experience.

Basic Qualifications

· 6+ years of design experience
· An available online portfolio

· 8+ years of industry experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar design-related role.
· 6+ years of experience working in direct collaboration with product leadership, development managers, and cross-functional stakeholders.
· 6+ years of experience creating prototypes or wire-frames for complex web applications and/or workflows.
· Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience.
· An online portfolio demonstrating samples of design deliverables (personas, journey maps, wireframes, and prototypes) is required to apply for this role.

Preferred Qualifications


· Prototyping capability in code
· Master’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
· Experience designing user interfaces for data visualization or data insight products.
· Expertise in UX performance optimization using qualitative and quantitative assessment.
· UX design experience across global markets.
· Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts and rationale for design decisions clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
· An unfailing passion and capacity to advocate on behalf of our users.
· Multi-lingual
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role.

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

Job tags: Architect AWS Human-computer interaction Prototypes Service design User experience UX design Wireframes
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