Amazon: Senior UX Designer, Community & Social Shopping

Posted by | November 11, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: Seattle, WA

URL: http//:www.amazon.com

The Retail Customer Experience (RCX) Team is seeking a talented, passionate senior user experience for new community and social shopping focused initiatives. You will play a vital role in shaping products and services that will be seen and used by millions of customers worldwide. We require a highly motivated, self-directed, persuasive advocate for the customer who works well in a fast-paced environment handling multiple deliverables.
Responsibilities:
  • Analyze user interface problems and create on-brand design solutions that meet measurable business goals and requirements.
  • Create user-centered designs by considering market analysis, customer feedback, and usability findings.
  • Use business requirements and market research to assist in developing use cases and high-level requirements.
  • Design the UI, architecture, and interaction flow of new web applications.
  • Quickly yet thoroughly create process flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups as needed to effectively conceptualize and communicate detailed interaction behaviors.
  • Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications.
  • Present design work to the user experience team, product team, and Amazon.com executives for review and feedback.
  • Provide leadership in the area of ecommerce trends and user interface innovations. 
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • At least 5 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role.
  • A portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user-centered design solutions.
  • Experience designing for the web and web based devices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience with a variety of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Visio, and/or Dreamweaver. 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 
  • Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prototype in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, or Flash.
  • Most of all, the successful candidate will provide an excellent online portfolio, comprehend technology as it relates to ecommerce, buy things on-line, and be brimming with insanely brilliant ideas.
 

To apply: http://us-amazon.icims.com/jobs/123034/login?&sn=37signals

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