UX Designer, Alexa Shopping

  • London  
    perm  
    Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Amazon  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    15 August 2020  
    Posted on
    15 June 2020  

Alexa Shopping seeks a UX Designer to lead product design development for our Multimodal devices and Frameworks team. If you have a passion for building exceptional digital products and services, have demonstrated successful product design, and love inventing new experiences for voice and graphical user interfaces that feel intuitive and familiar, join Amazon's Alexa Shopping team and help us pioneer a new way of shopping.

Our team is at the intersection of emerging technology and the core retail capabilities Amazon's customers know and trust. Daily, we are defining new interaction models which will reach customers at scale. The ideal candidate is at ease visualizing an experience in the abstract and then driving that vision into clear design artifacts.

They are comfortable working in an Agile environment with user research, engineering, and product management partners. They have a comprehensive understanding of the current state of eCommerce and voice assistant applications with a critical awareness of user-centered design.

Responsibilities:
· Deliver design artifacts to communicate CX. Identify and create design at appropriate fidelity. To this end, develop conceptual models, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to communicate both high-level design strategies and detailed interaction behaviors.
· Collaborating effectively with an Agile, multi-disciplinary team. Work closely with product managers, hardware, software and firmware developers, and other designers to define and produce innovative solutions to customer problems.
· Contribute to the customer experience roadmap. Define features across applicable devices and locales, for near and long-term delivery.
· Use behavioral and research data to support your design. Substantiate your work with quantitative, behavioral data, customer feedback, and usability findings.
· Define patterns. Develop and maintain specifications others can apply to scale.
· Advocate for and follow customer-centered design. Present to business and design leadership, and effectively advocate for the customer in a corporate environment. Foster shared understanding of the customer needs and how design, technical, and business intersect to meet them.
 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

· Degree in Design, Human Computer Interaction, or equivalent professional or military experience.
· Commensurate experience as a UX designer, interaction designer, product designer, or similar discipline.
· Portfolio demonstrating a history of creating intuitive and simple customer-focused design.
 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

· Ability to rapidly iterate, delivering wireframes, mocks, and prototypes which approximate the customer experience.
· Ability to scope design initiatives, manage, and prioritize work items.
· Ability to communicate, present, and gracefully defend your team’s design decisions.
· Desire to work in a start-up style environment, where iteration and learning is encouraged.
· Experience with voice interface design.
· High-level understanding of HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript.
· Experience designing products for scale and global markets.
· Experience with multiple platforms and form factors, including smartphone, tablet, multi-modal, and wearables.

Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.