UX Designer, Kindle

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Posted 1 month ago

Are you passionate about books and readers? Do you want to help readers ignite their love of reading? The Books team is looking for a talented UX Designer to help us invent new ways for customers to discover and engage with books and editorial content. We offer a creative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial work environment where you’ll be driving a key part of Amazon's innovation on behalf of authors, publishers and readers. This is your chance to make history in the fast-paced environment of reading innovation. We are looking for a dynamic and creative individual to join our team as a User Experience Designer in our Seattle, WA location.

· Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable products in a team environment
· Create user-centered designs by considering market analysis, customer feedback, and usability findings
· Use business requirements and market research to assist in developing use cases, high-level requirements
· Design the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of new web and on-device software applications
· 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, and executives for review and feedback
· Contribute to our team's shared knowledge of user-centered design and research methodologies

Basic Qualifications

· 3+ years experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role.
· A portfolio or samples of work listed on your resume demonstrating your process for creating user-centered design solutions.
· Experience with best practices for information architecture and design, as well as experience with usability principles and techniques
· Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
· Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Sketch and Illustrator, and Adobe XD
· Experience with storyboarding, prototyping and usability testing

Preferred Qualifications

· Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to communicate interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively
· Ability to work efficiently and demonstrate a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment
· Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs, and customer expectations
· Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
· Experience designing interfaces for both web and mobile devices
· Proficiency in a variety of prototyping tools such as InVision, Framer, etc.
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Job tags: Adobe XD Architect Architecture Framer Human-computer interaction InVision Prototypes Research Sketch Usability testing User experience Wireframes
Job region(s): North America
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