Sr UX Designer, Alexa Mobile Design Systems

Job ID: 1196012 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

Amazon's Device and Services Design Group (DDG) is looking for a Senior UX Designer to drive the definition and design for Alexa's mobile design framework capabilities. The design system provides the components used throughout the mobile app, provides tools for designers and developers, and documents the human interface guidelines for how to use the components.

In this role, you will collaborate with a team of world-class multi-disciplinary designers to invent and deliver UX frameworks and features that align and extend the Alexa experience across all Alexa-enabled devices. You will collaborate with design, research, product, and engineering partners across the organization to build customer-focused solutions at scale. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment. You must be able to lead projects forward in the face of ambiguity.

Responsibilities:
· Design beautiful, useful, and desirable user interfaces and experiences in a team environment
· Create user-centered designs by considering market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings
· Use business requirements, user and market research to assist in developing scenarios, use cases, and high-level requirements
· Design the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of applications and experiences
· Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, click-throughs, and prototypes
· Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications and design patterns
· Work with project managers to plan projects for effective delivery while maintaining high standards for design
· Be a passionate and effective advocate for design with non-design audiences
· Write effectively to communicate design rationales and benefits to Amazon customers

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 7+ years of experience as an interaction designer, user experience designer, or similar role
· Bachelor’s degree in HCI, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, or equivalent design-related field
· Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
· Experience using best practices for mobile and web-based information architecture and design, as well as knowledge of usability principles and techniques
· Experience in standard design tools such as Sketch

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Fluency and experience in the design thinking process
· Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
· Experience with research and human-centered design with a portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience solving complex challenges with simple user-centered design solutions
· Experience with consumer brand experience design and a understanding of storytelling
· Ability to extract complex concepts and quickly turn around rigorous flows and mockups reflecting a range of options
· Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides
· Additional design skills in related fields, including filmmaking, motion design, and prototyping
· Experience in designing interactions for voice-led devices
· Experience in designing cross platform experiences
· Ability to drive and close on design requirements independently
· Experience documenting human interface guidelines
· Experience working in design consulting where presentation to clients and executives are core proficiencies
· Proficiency in presenting design work to user experience teams, product and engineering teams, and executives for review and feedback

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