• Sr. UX Designer - EC2

    Company/Location (search) US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/24/2018 7:21 AM)
    Job ID
    668572
    Company
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is changing the way we interact with the Internet. The tools and services AWS provides enable everyone from Netflix to your next-door-neighbor to take advantage of massively scalable computing power. We’re looking for a talented and passionate Senior UX Designer to help design these services. Our team is a growing band of innovators, disruptors, and problem solvers. If you want to work on some of the world’s biggest design challenges, and make tools that builders will use to create the great products of tomorrow, join our team.

    As a member of our Palo Alto EC2 team you will contribute to the product roadmap, drive future concepts, and deliver improvements to current applications within the AWS Analytics services. Collaboration and product ownership is essential, requiring you to be a great communicator, and successfully present and align with a variety of stakeholders. Additionally, you must be able to work with ambiguity and deliver designs that elevate the AWS customer experience as a whole.

    Key responsibilities
    · Owning the design process, from research, through conceptual design, UX design, testing, and html/js prototyping
    · Presenting work to stakeholders, developers, and other designers in AWS
    · Designing conceptual wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, information architecture diagrams, interaction specifications, and functional prototypes
    · Contributing UX patterns and guidelines to the AWS design system

    Basic Qualifications

    • At least 7+ years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar UX-related role.
    • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques.
    • At least two years of experience working in a collaborative team and directly with developers for implementation of designs.
    • Ability to delivers UX solutions for problems of large scope and complexity. Engaged with management in design planning and goal creation.
    • Is considered an expert in combination of core UX and front end engineer disciplines, e.g., user interface, interaction design, information architecture and/or visual design.
    • High proficiency in web technologies including HTML, CSS, and JS, capable of producing html prototypes.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • A bachelor's degree in interaction design, human-computer interaction (HCI), computer science (CS) or related UX degree
    • Demonstrated history of acquiring user data (e.g., conducting usability studies, performing user research)
    • Experience with ux design for complex workflows and/or for technical end users
    • Demonstrates expert understanding of the UX architecture for their area and how this fits within the Amazon ecosystem. Is a thought leader within their product area or design discipline(e.g., interaction design).
    • Evaluates and builds scalable design systems.Leads the way in innovatingnew patterns and standards.Isolates, defines, and resolvesknown or unknown complex problems and implement those solutions efficiently and effectively.
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