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Senior UX Designer

Senior UX Designer

Job ID 
586824
Location 
US-CA-Sunnyvale
Posted Date 
10/10/2017
Company 
A2Z Development Center, Inc.
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you interested in building version 1.0 of a new product? Are you passionate about creating first class online and mobile shopping experiences? Do you want to define how customers will discover and buy clothing in the future?

Amazon is seeking a talented Senior UX designer to design the user experience of a new strategic initiative. Candidates need to have a strong sense of ownership, passion to provide great customer experiences and excellent troubleshooting skills even when in high-pressure situations.

This is an early stage initiative with a fast-paced, highly collaborative start up like environment inside Amazon. To be successful you need to be flexible and entrepreneurial. You are a true owner - you are obsessed about the customer and drive relentlessly to optimize and improve the customer experience. You collaborate with, product managers, program managers, software developers, and partner teams. You are comfortable with a degree of ambiguity and willing to develop quick prototypes, iterate and improve.

The ideal candidate for this role will be customer-obsessed with the capability to dive in and learn new technologies fast – who is comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. You are an analytical problem solver for whom the motto “Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History” resonates.

· Use business requirements, market research and customer feedback to design conceptual sketches, wireframe information architecture, high-fidelity mockups, and interaction specifications
· Collaborate with partner team UX designers to integrate your design into existing Amazon shopping experiences
· Develop and nurture relationships across teams and disciplines to promote collaboration and efficiency
· Develop and maintain detailed design patterns that scale for your team and influence other designers
· Understand and respond to data, using that to inform future design

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
· At least 5 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role
· An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions is a requirement for application
· Experience working in a collaborative team, publicly white-boarding, and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
· At least two years' experience independently driving the design review cycle and closing on design requirements
· At least two years' experience using Sketch, Axure, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience designing, guiding, and implementing formal and informal usability studies
· Demonstrated ability to deliver large scale strategic design initiatives with a bias toward scalable systems and patterns
· Experience designing mobile web, and/or on-device mobile applications
· Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides
· Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
· Success delivering products/services in a high-growth environment, exhibiting strong ability to identify and solve ambiguous customer-focused problems
· Proven track record for partnering closely with other teams to influence positive outcomes and propose well-informed new directions
· High attention to detail with proven ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities simultaneously and make things happen in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
· Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work successfully with teams across the organization, including Engineering, Product Management, and Senior Leadership

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation