Sr. Product Designer

San Francisco, California, USA

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Posted 1 month ago

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. As we continue to grow, we are looking for a talented and passionate Senior UX Designer to play a vital role in shaping the products and services for Amazon Music. Our ideal candidate has the ability to delight customers with their user-centered product design work, by solving customers’ problems and tapping into customers’ love and passion for music.
As Senior UX Designer on this team, you will be design lead on the full UX design process for large projects, from discovery and research to concept development, wireframes, and high-fidelity mocks spanning multiple platforms. You will be working from high-level requirements to define product design flows, interactions, and content strategies in collaboration with business leaders, engineers, product managers, and other UX and visual designers. The team will look to you to identify opportunities to incorporate best current thinking into product designs while also envisioning and creating new experiences for future features.

To be successful you must be a critical, inventive thinker with clear design chops, an excitement for understanding and using data, and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively. Being a big music fan would be a big plus.

Basic Qualifications

· 6+ years of design experience
· An available online portfolio
· Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications

· Lead product designer for large projects that present multidisciplinary challenges and span multiple platforms and departments
· Expert in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles, techniques and patterns
· Experienced in integrating qualitative and quantitative data into design work and iterations
· Proven ability to present a strategic rationale for design decisions to stakeholders
· Experience demonstrating ownership of projects and communicating timelines, executing independently
· Experience leading, mentoring, and managed other designers on projects
· Excellent written and verbal presentation skills
· MFA or Master’s Degree in Graphic Design, Animation, Fine Arts, Cognitive Psychology, HCI, or related field
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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 Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Job tags: Architecture Graphic design Product design Research User experience UX design Wireframes