Sr Ux Designer, Aws Amplify - Sea, Bay Area, Nyc, Va

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


Would you like to improve how developers and designers design, deploy, and manage mobile apps? Would you like to craft a new product experience for improving mobile app development for millions developers using AWS services? The Amplify team is looking for a passionate and innovative design leader to join our design team and guide our product design efforts for new services.

This is a unique opportunity to join a team that is working to change the mobile and front-end web development industry; we aim to enable millions of app users to enrich their experience with everyday mobile & web experiences that become smarter over time, help them live a healthier lifestyle, and have closer and more meaningful interactions with services providers, public services, and their workplaces. We continually engage our customers (developers!) and have identified exciting new initiatives to make it easier for developers to add next generation features and experiences to their apps.

AWS Amplify is hiring a Senior UX Designer to lead a new initiative to address the design and development needs of front end app developers. AWS Amplify offers an end-to-end developer experience (libraries, CLI tools, docs, and more) for front-end developers building apps on AWS. AWS Amplify is used by millions of app developers to deliver rich cloud-enabled experiences by integrating a broad range of AWS services including voice & chat capabilities, machine learning, user engagement, analytics, push notifications, cloud storage, NoSQL databases, serverless business logic, and more.
You'll be responsible for driving design deliverables such as interaction models, scenarios, sketches, story boards, wireframes, user interface designs, and prototypes. You know how to balance qualitative and quantitative data to help make the best user-centered design decisions. You understand and have experience with design systems, component libraries, design tooling, and prototyping tools.
• Engage with AWS leadership to infuse business strategy with human centered design thinking.
• Use business requirements and market research to assist in developing use cases and high-level requirements
• Drive design projects through all phases, from user research and exploratory prototypes to design reviews, delivery, and usability testing.
• Collaborate and communicate effectively within cross-functional teams that span design, product, engineering, and management.
• Conduct and participate in design reviews with executives, product teams, designers, and stakeholders across the organization.
About Us
We're a design studio focused on delivering innovative, simple, and delightful experiences that uniquely serve customers and up level the quality of design. We partner closely with product managers, engineers, and data scientists through an embedded org model for the different services that we support at AWS we contribute to the AWS UX design organization to continue to raise the bar for design. The team has a mix of experienced Amazonians with new members with startup and enterprise backgrounds.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.]

Work/Life Balance
It's not about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it's about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.]

Mentorship & Career Growth
We care about your career growth too. Once you join the team, you and your manager will jointly craft a career plan and you'll review it regularly to ensure you're on track to meet your goals. Whether your goals are to explore new technologies, take on bigger opportunities, or get to the next level, we'll help you get there. Our business is growing fast and our people will grow with it.


• 6+ years of design experience
• An available online portfolio


Preferred Qualifications
• Deep knowledge of design systems, component libraries, design system tooling, and design prototyping tools.
• Experience with UX design of complex workflows for technical customers and/or experience in delivering design solutions for projects of large scope and complexity.
• Experience in best practices for information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
• Demonstrated history of acquiring user data (e.g., conducting usability studies, performing user research) and creating personas and journey maps.
• Proven ability to work cross-team and synthesize feedback and input from business leaders, product management, and engineering
• Experience with design systems and design and prototyping tooling and deploying designs rapidly at scale.
• Experience working in a collaborative, diverse team, working directly with developers for implementation of designs.
• Strong verbal communication and presentation skills.
• Bachelor or Master's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent degree.

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Job ID: Amazon-1459520