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[agile-usability] JOB: Sr. UX Designer, Amazon.com Video

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  • Jeff White
    Amazon.com is looking for a Sr. UX Designer for Amazon Video. If you know of anyone who may be interested, they can read the job description here:
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 14 8:42 AM
      Amazon.com is looking for a Sr. UX Designer for Amazon Video. If you know of anyone who may be interested, they can read the job description here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/digital/careers/jobs.html

      If they feel like applying, they can search for job #33132 and then apply online here: http://tinyurl.com/amazon-jobs

      Location: Seattle, WA

      The Digital Media team at Amazon.com is seeking a talented, passionate senior user experience designer to work on Amazon's next generation digital video products. This designer will be responsible for designing the UI architecture, interaction flow, and aesthetics of new web experiences and applications.

      We're looking for a designer to create elegant, intuitive user interfaces that meet business needs while advocating for user-centered design. This designer will have a significant impact on millions of customers and on the creative direction of Amazon video product line, with particular focus on the store and shopping experience.

      Responsibilities:

      • Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable digital media products in a team environment
      • 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, high-level requirements
      • Design the UI architecture, interface, and interaction flow of new web and on-device software applications
      • Art direct or design the visual design of the web and software applications
      • Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, and prototypes
      • 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
      • Contribute to the Digital User Experience group's shared knowledge of user-centered design and research methodologies

      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 great user-centered design solutions
      • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
      • Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
      • Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques
      • Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing for the web
      • Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
      • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Visio, and Dreamweaver

      Preferred skills and experience:

      • Ability to prototype in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, or Flash
      • Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides
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