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Senior UX Designer - Marketplace

Senior UX Designer - Marketplace

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Amazon Services Europe LU
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Job Description

Do you want to lead innovation and create value for millions of customers while generating billions in sales for Amazon sellers? Do you want to work at a company where you are encouraged to invent and have the autonomy to push boundaries? If yes, join the European Marketplace team in making history.

Over 2 million sellers in 10 countries worldwide list their products for sale on the Amazon Marketplace. Sellers offer hundreds of millions of unique products and are a critical part of Amazon’s ecosystem to deliver on our vision of offering the Earth’s largest selection and lowest prices.

We are seeking a talented Design leader to own the UX Design and Research for Marketplace in Europe. You will work alongside product management and technical teams, joining a team that is building best-in-class solutions and playing a key role in helping sellers maximize their business potential on Amazon globally. The ideal candidate will be customer-obsessed, detail-oriented and comfortable working with technical teams, as well as able to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

As a Senior UX Designer you will:
  • Develop conceptual wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, interaction specifications and prototypes
  • Create user-centered designs by leveraging market analysis, customer feedback, metrics, and usability findings
  • Present design work to the senior leadership team for review and feedback
  • Initiate and manage user experience research and testing processes
  • Use business requirements and market research to assist in developing scenarios, use cases, and high-level requirements
  • Relentlessly simplify complex processes into intuitive and elegant user experiences
  • Oversee close coordination with the product management team to develop a shared vision of a product and then lead a process to define the experience and design to deliver on the product’s objectives
  • Champion great UX in the face of technical constraints.

Please note this position is available both at Amazon's EU headquarters in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg or our offices in Madrid, Spain.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role
  • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions is a requirement for application
  • Fluent in English, excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Proven track record presenting to and influencing senior executive management
  • Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
  • Ability to work gracefully and have a bias for action in a fast-paced, sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Ability to drive the design review cycle and close on design requirements independently
  • Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing for mobile spaces
  • Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience
  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Axure, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, Visio or Omnigraffle, and Dreamweaver

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
  • Ability to prototype in HTML, XHTML, JavaScript, and CSS, Flash or Flash Catalyst
  • Experience designing, guiding, and implementing formal and informal usability studies
  • Experience designing mobile web, and/or on-device mobile applications
  • Program or product management working with international teams.
  • Experience creating style guides, pattern libraries, and other design solutions that drive design across large organizations.