Sr. UX Designer

Seattle, Washington, USA

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Want to transform the way people enjoy Podcasts and Books? Come join a team of Researchers and Designers on the Alexa Entertainment UX team and help shape the future of entertainment for Alexa customers.

As the Sr. UX Designer, you’ll be responsible for delivering delightful customer experiences through end-to-end ownership of the design process for the Spoken Word domain of Podcasts and Audiobooks. You must be an innovator, responsible for ensuring customer insights and business requirements translate to multimodal and spoken language interfaces across all Alexa enabled devices. You must be a collaborator, as you’ll be working side by side with numerous product, UX design, VUI design. user research, development, and voice technology experts to identify, define, and implement solutions that raise the bar on the Alexa customer experience. You must excel at communicating your designs effectively to the larger team and driving that vision into solid design deliverables.

Responsibilities
· Create world-class, user-centered designs through consideration of market research, business requirements, customer feedback, and usability study findings
· Demonstrate leadership in driving design processes into the organization that help refine strategy.
· Translate business requirements into use cases and high-level customer experience requirements.
· Design the architecture, interface, and interaction flow of voice experiences, mobile applications, and embedded screens.
· Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, and prototypes
· Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications
· Present design work to the user experience team, product team, Amazon.com executives, and external partners for review and feedback.
· Work with our usability and data science teams to assess and optimize new and existing features.
· Develop high level strategy for Alexa Entertainment customers for both near and long term.
· Collaborate with other design team members on Alexa entertainment experiences, frameworks, process, and best practices.

Basic Qualifications


· 6+ years of design experience
· An available online portfolio
· Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), design or equivalent professional experience.
· 7+ years of professional work experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar UX-related role, on consumer products.
· An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user-centered design solutions and UI design expertise.
· 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 in conducting user research or in partnership with a UX Researcher.
· Experience crafting designs for voice interfaces is ideal, but not required. A strong interest in voice technology is a must.

Preferred Qualifications

· Deep understand and leadership on driving design culture into organizations
· A proven track record of insight based strategy leadership
· Ability to extract complex concepts and quickly turn around rigorous flows and mockups reflecting a range of options
· Ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in an agile environment
· Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides

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


Job tags: Architect Architecture Azure Figma Framer Human-computer interaction InVision Prototypes Research Sketch User experience User research UX design Visual design Wireframes
Job region(s): North America
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