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Senior UX Designer, Talent Products

Amazon

Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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Job summary
Note on Location: We are open to this role being located in any corporate location in the US.

Are you passionate about people, driving change through data, and designing world-class customer experiences to reinvent HR? If you are a candidate who is passionate about helping those around you to reach their fullest human potential, if you see technology as a way to disrupt and reimagine talent management processes, and insist on the highest standards in UX and human-centered design, you may be the ideal person for this position.

Key job responsibilities

  • Be the UX design thought and executional leader for our team and larger organization. Learn and Be Curious about HR, econometrics, and the business, and communicate effectively to educate others on the art and science of UX design
  • Apply human-centered design thinking not only to the visual and interaction design of the products we build, but also leverage your expertise to affect change in HR processes, adult learning systems, and overall organizational strategy
  • Partner to lead UX research and experimentation to inform our product roadmap
  • Work closely with software engineers, data engineers, product managers, scientists, and economists to drive new feature creation
  • Work closely with stakeholders to optimize various business processes and operations
  • Thrive in ambiguity and Earn Trust to build coalitions of cross-functional leaders to invent and innovate on behalf of our customers

A day in the life
As a Senior UX Designer on the Talent Products Team, you will be a UX thought leader and have an opportunity to collaborate with a team of economists, applied research scientists, software development engineers, data engineers, UX researchers, and product managers to answer these questions and develop products to help Amazon business leaders, HR leaders, and people managers manage these insights at scale. This team will shape the strategic direction and inform talent decisions at the highest levels of Worldwide Consumer helping us to become the world’s most scientific and technically proficient Human Resource organization.

About the team
TPT is an incubator team within WW Consumer People Experience & Technology (PXT), creating new technology and science that challenges the status quo across the talent development lifecycle, inclusive of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, promotions, organizational planning, performance management, and learning & development.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 6+ years of design experience
  • An available online portfolio
  • Bachelor’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), a related fielf, or 4+ years of additional experience
  • Experience with a variety of design tools (eg. Figma, Sketch, Illustrator)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with UX design for complex workflows, data visualization, and/or for technical end users
  • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques
  • Demonstrated history of acquiring user data (e.g., conducting usability studies, performing user research) is a big plus
  • Adept at pattern documentation and design system thinking
  • 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
  • Strong time management skills and the ability to be self-directed when needed
  • Ability to work efficiently and demonstrate a bias for action in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment

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.

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Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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