• Senior UX Designer

    Location IN-KA-Bangalore
    Posted Date 3 months ago(06-09-2018 15:44)
    Job ID
    ASSPL - Karnataka
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
  • Job Description

    Amazon is seeking a creative, thoughtful and customer-obsessed senior user experience designer to help us define the future of Indian online shopping for Amazon.in

    Your primary focus will be to create elegant and customer-focused designs that provide a superior retail experience working in close collaboration with business, product, technology, and design teams across international locations

    You will get the opportunity to own comprehensive end-to-end experiences, work across Amazon services and infrastructure yet provide locally relevant presentations of expansive content and functionality across a manifold of product lines, client devices, and locales.


    · Design a superior shopping experience.
    · Define and achieve holistic product objectives.
    · Collaborate with cross-functional teams like product managers, developers, and designers.
    · Develop and provide thought leadership in the retail user experience across devices.
    · Leverage available insights like market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings.
    · Advocate for the customer and user-centered design in a corporate environment.
    · Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, detailed visual mockups and prototypes.
    · Communicate high-level design strategies and detailed interaction behaviors.
    · Develop and maintain effective specifications and design patterns.
    · Provide mentorship for designers and interns.
    1. Basic Qualifications
    · At least 10 years of work experience in Interface Design, Interaction Design, or Information Architecture
    · A strong portfolio demonstrating past work experience and relevant, user-centered design solutions
    · An innate capacity for creating engaging, highly usable designs and layouts
    · Experience with designing end-user, web-based applications
    · Fluency in best practices for Information Architecture and Interaction Design
    · Ability to quickly turn around rigorous wireframes and mockups in an iterative environment
    · The ability to provide detailed specifications and/or optimized HTML and CSS prototypes for our Developers and Engineers to work from
    · A general understanding of how Design impacts Development (and vice versa), along with a knack for constructing dynamic, interactive designs that are technically feasible/prudent
    · A strong awareness of common Usability methods and principles
    · A lucid sense for how individual components and features impact their larger applications, and how to optimize accordingly
    · Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
    · The ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in an agile environment
    · Effectiveness in working across organizational boundaries to define, manage, and prioritize work
    · A clean sense of design aesthetics, and a natural propensity towards simplification over complication
    · An aptitude and honed intuition for tasteful, visual design details
    · An enduring sense of humor
    · Ability and passion to design for a foreign context
    2. Preferred Qualifications
    Preferred qualification:
    • Ability to prototype with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
    • Retail/E-commerce design experience in a global context
    • Experience working with international teams

    Basic Qualifications

    • Six or more years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar UX-related role.
    • Four or more years of experience leading projects with other UX Designers
    • Two or more years directly managing a team of UX Designers
    • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques.
    • Demonstrated history of acquiring user data (e.g., conducting usability studies, performing user research) is a big plus.
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present a strong rationale for design decisions.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience designing and leading creative efforts for native mobile (iOS/Android) and mobile web is a big plus.
    • A bachelor's degree in interaction design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related UX degree is ideal.
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