Sr. Visual UX Designer

Seattle, Washington, USA

Full Time
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Amazon’s Device Design Group has launched revolutionary products like Echo, Fire TV, Alexa Communications, and more. Are you interested in joining the team to lead Amazon’s next innovation?

Our design studio is looking for an exceptional Sr. Visual UX Designer to join our growing Alexa experience design team. You will concept and craft unique and compelling visual design for Alexa experiences, collaborating with interaction designers, researchers, engineers and product managers throughout the design and development lifecycle. As a tastemaker and storyteller, you will advocate for design excellence – contributing to product vision, and collaborating with a team that defines and designs user interfaces, frameworks, and the interaction, visual, and motion design patterns for Alexa Mobile and domain experiences. This role is based in Seattle, WA.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a keen eye for elegant, modern design, and UI patterns. You think holistically, and craft the "why" of all that we ship – advocating for your design solutions by putting them in context of business and customer goals. You have a mastery of visual systems design, considering how our design language evolves with every new component and feature, generating rapid concepts, mood boards, user flows and prototypes. You are at ease both visualizing an experience in the abstract and then driving that vision into concise design deliverables and hands-on building with engineering teams. You can drive the creative review cycle, craft innovative design solutions, and elevate the visual experience of millions of Alexa customers around the world.

Learn more about working as a designer at Amazon, visit https://amazon.design/ and our Dribbble team at https://dribbble.com/AmazonDesign.

Basic Qualifications

· 6+ years of design experience
· An available online portfolio
· Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent design-related field
· 3+ years of experience as a visual UX designer, interaction designer or similar role
· Visual design expertise demonstrated through design system documentation, mockups and style guides
· Experience in a variety of design tools such as Sketch, Illustrator, InVision and AdobeXD

Preferred Qualifications

· An exceptional portfolio that demonstrates experience creating innovative user-centered design solutions
· Experience creating inspiring Northstar design concepts that inform the future vision for a digital product
· Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
· Experience with Agile processes and partnering with technical product management and developers for design implementation
· Experience designing for multiple platforms such as mobile, multimodal, TV, web and virtual reality
· Experience with prototyping tools such as InVision and Principle
· Experience providing art direction to motion designers and illustrators
· Ability to navigate ambiguity to drive the design cycle and multitask in an fast-paced environment

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age
Job tags: Engineering Experience design Graphic design InVision Mood boards Product management Prototypes Sketch User flows Visual design