UX Designer - Photoshop/illustrator/axure

Fiddich Consulting
  • Hyderabad
  • Confidential
  • 5-10 years
  • 19 Jun 2015

  • Software Design & Development

  • IT/ Technology - Software/ Services
Job Description


- We're looking for a talented and creative Senior UX Designer to define and create beautiful and functional world-class experiences for Amazon Transportation across all surfaces - devices and Web - for consumers, partners and internal business teams.

- As the Senior UX Designer for Transportation, you will unlock deep insights on user behavior, create a unifying design vision, define processes to align and improve experiences, and execute on some of the most challenging and innovative scenarios across the Transportation value chain.

- You will be responsible for developing best-in-class, aesthetically stunning consumer, partner and business experiences in a fast-paced, agile environment.

- You will create the visual paradigm for the Transportation family and work closely with engineering, product management, operations, and company leaders to drive from early concepts to final launches. The ideal candidate for this position will be at ease visualizing an experience in the abstract and driving that vision into reality.

Specifically, you will:

- Participate in the planning process for new features and projects

- Work across retail consumer facing, partner facing, business facing and internal operations facing tools and systems and provide leadership for user experience in each of these areas

- Develop and iterate on concepts for web, mobile, and tablet design experiences in a fast-paced team environment

- Develop and contribute to wireframes, mockups, and interactive prototypes

- Own the production of world-class designs and documents for presentation to engineers, managers, peer design teams, and senior executives

- Refine your designs, considering live customer data, market research, and usability studies

- Assist in the development and evaluation of personas, user stories, and usability studies

- Work with a top-notch engineering team to implement solutions based on your design

Key Responsibilities:

- Design the current experiences while planning for the direction of future iterations.

- Quickly iterate on multiple interactive design solutions and work through details.

- Advocate for your design solutions by putting them in context of business and user goals.

- Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.

- Work alongside engineers, product managers and other designers throughout all stages of the production cycle.

- Adeptly handle changing priorities throughout a product life cycle

- Assess and optimize the performance of new and existing features by actively participating in user research and assessing performance metrics.

- Present design work to multiple teams for review and feedback.

- Assist defining design guidelines, patterns, and libraries. Perform metrics analysis to inform design/UX optimization efforts

- Positively influence the discipline of design across the company, by regularly contributing to and leading cross-organizational design events, discussions, and initiatives.

- Recruit, assess, hire, develop, and retain an organization of outstanding UX personnel.

- Assemble a manage a small team of designers

Basic Qualifications:

- 8+ 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 user-centered design solutions is a requirement for application (personal projects okay.)

- Proficiency (3+ years) in a variety of design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure, Fireworks, and Dreamweaver.

- Proven track record presenting to and influencing people, from other designers to senior executive management

- Fluent in English, with impressive communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

- Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience

Preferred Qualification:

- Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.

- Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.

- Ability to prototype in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS is a strong plus.

- Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.

- Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines.

- Proficiency with web and accessibility standards.

- Experience designing mobile web, and/or on-device mobile applications.

- Experience managing small to large design team

- Adeptly handle changing priorities throughout a product life cycle

- Exemplary team player with a positive attitude and an enduring sense of humor.

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