• Senior Multi-modal UX Designer

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 7 months ago(11/12/2017 10:16)
    Job ID
    Amazon UK Services Ltd.
  • Job Description

    Are you passionate about improving people's daily lives by creating more natural ways for them to interact with technology?

    Are you curious about new voice technologies, enthusiast about their potential, obsessed about delighting end-users, creative in inventing scalable solutions, and thrilled to be the dedicated advocate of UX in a team that is pioneering a once-in-a-decade revolution?

    If so, then the Alexa Skills team is looking for you! Alexa is the brain behind the Amazon Echo, built in the cloud so it's always getting smarter. Our team empowers brands and developers to leverage Alexa to create exciting new voice-first experiences for their customers ("Skills").

    The Alexa Skills team is seeking a senior UX Designer to own the Skills user experience in Europe.

    This is a unique opportunity to play a key role in a fast growing business and to be part of the team that defines the next-generation of human-computer interfaces.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Fluent English.
    • Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related field.
    • 7+ years of experience as a user experience designer or interaction designer, or similar role. A portfolio of work demonstrating experience creating human-centered design solutions. Ability to communicate ideas simply and effectively.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Good understanding of one or two European languages.
    • Master’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related field.
    • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
    • Experience with voice-user interfaces (VUI).
    • Experience designing for a variety of form factors including: iOS, android, tablet, and web. Experience designing products in multiple markets.
    • Experience working in a start-up style environment, where rapid iteration is encouraged.
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