Amazon

Sr. Ux Program Manager, Device Design Group

3+ months agoSeattle, WA

DESCRIPTION

Amazon's Device Design Group has launched revolutionary products like Echo, Fire TV, Alexa Communications, and more. Are you interested in joining the team to lead Amazon's next innovation?

Our design studio is looking for a Sr. UX Program Manager to join our growing User Experience team. As part of the team supporting Amazon Devices, you will work collaboratively with designers, engineers, product management, and other program managers leading projects throughout the planning, design, and development lifecycle. As the Sr. UX Program Manager, your emphasis will be on planning and prioritization of design deliverables, resource management, schedule tracking, mitigating project risks, and collaborating with design leads to deliver innovative solutions across work streams.
Responsibilities of the role include:
• Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints
• Put repeatable processes in place that help us plan and manage multiple parallel projects and run our business
• Create, maintain, and disseminate project information to stakeholders and senior management
• Working across teams to create strong relationships with stakeholders and senior leadership teams
• Communicate project status with design team and stakeholders regularly
• Seek opportunities to make improvements to team efficiency and process.
• Primary point of contact for design, working closely with design leads and directors to proactively clarify requirements and use cases, actively seeking clarification when there is ambiguity.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

7+ years of experience as a program or project manager, UX producer, or similar role.
• 3+ years of experience leading project delivery for large, cross-functional project teams.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Background working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary UX team
• Excellent communication, presentation, and storytelling skills
• Understanding of UX design and software development
• Ability to identify and mitigate risk on projects
• Experience with Agile/Scrum
• Experience building/delivering consumer electronic products

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Job ID: Amazon-1474818