Senior UX Designer, Amplify and Mobile Services

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking a talented and passionate user experience designer to join our growing design and research studio. This user experience designer will have a significant impact on our business as they contribute to the design direction for Amplify and Mobile services.
The AWS mobile's mission is to enable mobile and front-end web developers to build great, innovative apps on AWS. We make it easy for developers to create quality apps that are scalable, secure, and highly available by integrating a broad range of AWS services seamlessly into their apps. The ideal candidate is passionate about new opportunities and has a strong track record of successfully delivering new features and products. A commitment to team work, initiative, and strong communication skills are a must. This person thrives on delivering high quality technology solutions in an environment where priorities shift fast to meet the changing needs of our customers.
Throughout the strategy, design, and development lifecycle, the designer will work collaboratively with a strong design team, engineers, product managers and executives.
AWS provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. AWS UX Design and Research works to enable our users, from Netflix to your next-door neighbor, to harness the power of the cloud. 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.
We care about your career growth too. Once you join the team, you and your manager will jointly craft a career plan and you'll review it regularly to ensure you're on track to meet your goals. Whether your goals are to explore new technologies, take on bigger opportunities, or get to the next level, we'll help you get there. Our business is growing fast and our people will grow with it.
Responsibilities
* Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable products in a team environment.
* Understand customers and their needs through market analysis, customer research, and feedback.
* Use business requirements to assist in developing use cases and high-level requirements.
* Design the architecture, interface, and interaction flow of services and experiences.
* Develop personas, customer journey maps, conceptual diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes.
* Facilitate the design process, present and iterate design solutions.
* Chart a course for yourself in ambiguous situations. Mentor and assist junior designers and interns.Basic Qualifications
* BS in Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, or related field (in lieu of degree, 7 years of relevant work experience)
* 5+ years experience as a key member of a UI design team participating in the complete product development lifecycle of successfully launched applications
* Ability to gracefully handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
* Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and the ability to gracefully defend your design decisions to executive management
* An online portfolio demonstrating samples of design deliverables (personas, journey maps, wireframes, and prototypes) is required to apply for this role.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age
Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui designer, ui ux designer, user experience, user interface, ux, ux ui designer, wireframing

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