Job DescriptionAmazon Lab126 is an inventive research and development company that designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics. Lab126 began in 2004 as a subsidiary of Amazon.com, Inc., originally creating the best-selling Kindle family of products. Since then, we have produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, and Amazon Echo. What will you help us create? We are a smart team of doers that work passionately to apply cutting-edge advances in robotics and software to solve real-world challenges that will transform our customers\u2019 experiences in ways we can\u2019t even imagine yet. Responsibilities: · Contribute to the design of useful, usable, and desirable user interfaces in a team environment. · Create user-centered designs by considering market segment analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings. · Contribute to the brand experience, visual communication, and marketing design initiatives. · Use business requirements and customer research to assist in developing scenarios, use cases, and high-level requirements. · Design the visual style, interface, and interaction flow of applications and experiences, · Drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently. · Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, visual mockups, click-throughs, and prototypes. · Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications and design patterns. · Present design work to the user experience team, product team, and Amazon executives for review and feedback.
Basic Qualifications· A minimum of 3 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, hybrid designer, or similar role. · An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating user-centered design solutions. · 3 years of experience creating iterative design, working closely with customers and peers and developers from inception through implementation.· Fluency in best practices for mobile and tablet design, as well as working knowledge of usability principles and techniques. · Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent.
Preferred Qualifications· Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. · Great eye for visual design and layout. · Ability to work gracefully and have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment. · Deep experience in web and native apps and mobile first design approaches. · Past experience in designing and launching new v1 consumer products in new markets. · Ability to create lightweight prototypes to test ideas.· Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently · Experience with designing professional UX design in addition to consumer UX. Lab126 is part of the Amazon.com, Inc. group of companies and is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer \u2013 Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.