Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking a talented and passionate user experience designer to join our growing design and research studio. This user experience designer will have a significant impact on our business as they contribute to the design direction for Amazon Redshift. Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud. Amazon Redshift users can start with just a few hundred gigabytes of data and scale to a petabyte or more. This enables them to use their data to acquire new insights for their business and customers. Throughout the strategy, design, and development lifecycle, the designer will work collaboratively with a strong design team, engineers, product managers and executives. In addition, the user experience designer will be expected to be a design thought leader and mentor other designers.
AWS provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. AWS UX Design and Research works to enable our users, from Netflix to your next-door neighbor, to harness the power of the cloud. If you want to work on some of the world’s biggest design challenges, and make tools that builders will use to create the great products of tomorrow, join our team.
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.
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t 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
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs
Proficiency in a variety of standard design tools such as Sketch and InVision
Fluency 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.
Experience with UX design for complex workflows for technical customers.
Experience working with stakeholders to plan and execute programs that are strategic in nature.
Experience owning large-scale projects, communicating timelines, and executing independently.
Experience designing and prototyping with tools such as Sketch, InVision, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar.
Strong verbal communication and presentation skills.
Bachelor or Master’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent degree.
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