Job DescriptionDo you like Amazon Alexa and have a passion for cars? The Alexa Automotive team is bringing these together to provide seamless voice experiences for customers with Alexa in the car. Our mission is to push the envelope in automatic speech recognition (ASR), natural language understanding (NLU), and personal mobility in order to provide the best possible customer experience when in their automobile.As the Senior UX Designer, you will lead, define and drive spoken language and multi-modal interfaces for Amazon. You will be responsible for developing best-in-class consumer experiences (user interface designs, interaction models, prototypes, etc.) in a fast-paced, agile, startup-like environment. You will also work closely with engineering, product management, industrial design, marketing, and company leaders to successfully go from early stage concepts to launch. This position requires a pragmatic visionary that can translate business needs into a fantastic customer-focused solution. You must be responsive, flexible, and able to succeed within an open and collaborative peer environment. The ideal candidate for this position will be at ease conceptualizing spoken and multi-modal experiences in the abstract and driving that vision into solid design deliverables. We are looking for a Designer who can:
Help create the vision for developing, communicating, and implementing the voice user experience
Inspire others on the User Experience team
Produce user flows, wireframes, prototypes, user interface specifications
Initiate and manage user experience research and testing processes
Conduct analyses of real usage data to inform UX optimization efforts
Drive the development and communication of voice design guidelines and patterns
Oversee close coordination with the product management team to develop a shared vision and then lead a process to define the experience and design to deliver on the product\u2019s objectives
Partner with the technology team to ensure we leverage the scale offered by our platform without compromising on core experiential principles
Work with other executives and team members across the organization
7 years professional experience as an interactive designer / user experience designer
2 years professional experience with voice or multimodal speech interfaces.
Degree in design or equivalent job experience
Experience shipping consumer products
Experience guiding or managing user research and usability testing
Experience working cross-team and synthesizing feedback and input from product management, engineering, and marketing
Experience presenting to and influencing senior management
Fluent in English
Strong user experience skill set including data-driven analytics capabilities, and a working understanding of speech and language technologies.
An informed set of core values regarding user experience, technology, and business communication and the ability to present them with eloquence and concision.
Ability to prototype voice user experiences with readily available tools
Ability to write tools to determine patterns in usage data
Experience with agile/scrum
Experience designing mobile web, and/or on-device mobile applications
Relentless desire for innovation, balanced with business needs, and customer expectations
Committed to learning and expanding professional and technical knowledge.
Unwavering attention to detail with an acute awareness that everything counts
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Website : http://www.amazon.com/
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.