UX Designer, Books Browse CX

Amazon in Seattle, WA

  • Industry: Information Technology - UX/UI Designer
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $65,920.00 - 100,880.00 / Year*
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Helping customers connect with the stories and authors they love is Amazon's original customer obsession. On the Books team, our mission is to inspire readers by making it easy to read more and get more out of reading. In pursuit of this, our 50+ person Design Studio provides the user research, UX, and brand design for Kindle E-readers, Kindle and ComiXology apps for phones and tablets, Author & Publisher tools, and book shopping experiences used by millions of readers and thousands of authors around the world.
We are looking for a highly-determined, highly-curious, UX Designer to join our team in our downtown Seattle, WA location. In this role, this UX Designer will focus on improving our customers' browse experience for books, comics, magazines, and the creators who make them. This person will work collaboratively with a global team of product managers, engineers, executives, and other design teams at Amazon, to improve how customers browse for their next great read. Candidates must be responsive, flexible and able to delivers UX solutions for projects of medium-sized scope and complexity, largely independently.
Key Responsibilities
* Create elegant, intuitive user experiences that meet the evolving needs of our customers across multiple global marketplaces.
* Manages own work queue, proactively engaging stakeholders directly regarding requirements definition and deadlines.
* Understand target users deeply: develop or work from user profiles and conduct task analysis, create user scenarios or use stories.
* Create user flows, wireframes, prototypes, high fidelity mockups and detailed UI and visual design specifications for web, mobile web and app interfaces.
* Be a champion for user testing by partnering with researchers to get your solutions in front of customers; and be willing to conduct scrappy, around-the-office user testing on your own if required.
* Contribute to user interface design guidelines and development best practices and standards at Amazon
* Independently deliver UX solutions for problems of large scope and complexity.
* Work through ambiguity, and adapt your approach to meet the needs of multiple stakeholders.Basic Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI) or equivalent professional experience.
* Minimum of 2-6 years of industry experience in UX design or related discipline.
* An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions and UI design expertise. Must illustrate solving for multi-platform UX challenges and demonstrate scalable, user-friendly design solutions; coupled with VX skills that can be utilized to create engaging designs.
* Moderately proficient in a variety of design and prototype tools such as Sketch, Invision, Figma, Framer, Axure, and the Adobe Creative Suite; command of technologies (web, Android, iOS, etc.).
* Experience planning and executing effective customer research, solo, or in partnership with a UX Researcher.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age
Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, ui ux designer, user experience, ux designer, ux ui designer, wireframing

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