Sr. UX Designer, Book Clubs

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Our Shopping UX team is looking for a Senior UX Designer to create a best-in-class product connecting dedicated enthusiastic customers with the Amazon Book Club. This team is part of the Books Design Studio, a team made up of designers, researchers, producers, and design technologists from a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences. We're passionate about reading are continually raising the bar on the customer experience across Kindle devices, phone and tablet apps, discovery and purchase experiences, and tools for authors and publishers. This Sr Designer will start as a remote position, but will eventually be located in our downtown Seattle, WA; with easy access to public transit and parking.

As a Senior UX Designer on the Shopping UX team, you will collaborate with product managers, engineers, executives, and other designers, leading the design vision and project deliverables from rough sketches to working prototypes. A successful candidate will be able to explore and translate complex interactions into simple, engaging solutions and be able to communicate those solutions verbally as well as through sketches, user flows, wireframes, hi-fi mocks and functional prototypes. Candidates must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed in a fast-paced, collaborative environment without supervision. This role is best suited for system-thinking, detail oriented designer who wants to build and ship on a global scale.

Basic Qualifications

· 7+ years of industry experience in UX design or related discipline.
· An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating end-to-end, user-centered design solutions and patterns, across desktop and mobile devices.
· High proficiency in design and prototype tools (Sketch, XD, InVision, Keynote, After Effects, etc.) and command of technologies (web, Android, iOS, etc.) required for their specific role.
· Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications

· Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
· Capacity to own and drive the design process by independently defining requirements, scoping projects and prioritizing tasks.
· A passion for literature.
· Experience building and maintaining design systems.
· Experience in a highly agile/scrum environment.
· Experience designing for e-commerce and engagement.
· Demonstrated strong visual design expertise with ability to produce fresh, simple, elegant and exceedingly usable layouts and interactions and iconography.
· Tenacity, diplomacy, and a sense of humor.
· This position is intended for Seattle, WA, however, we will not require relocation until after Amazon returns back to the office.

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

Job tags: Design systems Human-computer interaction InVision Prototypes Scrum Sketch Sketches User flows UX design Visual design Wireframes
Job region(s): North America
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