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UX Designer - Global Talent Management

Amazon

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

DESCRIPTION

Want to help design the future of talent management tools at Amazon, as experienced by hundreds of thousands of employees? You can help us deliver an awesome employee experience, building tools to manage processes such as goals, feedback, reviews and promotions. Come be part of a team that will directly shape and influence the future growth of every employee at Amazon.

We are seeking a talented and passionate User Experience Designer to join our growing Global Talent Management team in Edinburgh, Scotland. You will be highly motivated with proven user interface, experience and visual design skills, and have created elegant, intuitive user interfaces that meet business needs and influence future product direction. You will have strong creative and technical ability, a focus on the customer experience, great teamwork and communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

You will work as part of an Agile team at our development centre in Edinburgh, Scotland, launching and growing new talent management initiatives for Amazon's global workforce. Your team will own the business, technology and operations, giving you the responsibility and authority to ensure success. You will be involved in every aspect of the process - from idea generation, paper mockups testing, wireframe creation, through to final high-fidelity design and implementation.

You will have extensive experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role.You will have a portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions, including rich interaction design.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· Bachelor's degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
· Proficiency in a variety of low and high fidelity design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Balsamiq.
· 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.
· Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs.
· Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
· Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing for the web and web-based devices.
· Visual design expertise demonstrated through high fidelity mockups and style guides.
· Strong written and verbal English communications skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience with any of the following strongly regarded:
· Experience designing rich interactive experiences, particularly large and complex web applications
· Ability to prototype in HTML, JavaScript, and CSS, or Flash
· Strong Javascript skills, including use of libraries such as jQuery, jQuery UI, Raphaël, Bootstrap
· Demonstrated history of acquiring user data (e.g. conducting usability studies, performing user research)
· Mobile and tablet interaction design, including responsive design and gesture-based UIs
· An understanding of video/motion/animation creation and tools (e.g. After Effects, Final Cut)

Personal qualities:
· Results oriented with a strong customer and business focus
· Highly innovative, flexible and self-directed, but also a cooperative team player
· Ability to communicate and discuss design topics with both technical and business audiences
· Ability to deal well with ambiguous and undefined problems
· Able to thrive in a challenging and dynamic environment
· Strong sense of ownership and passion for designing world-class user experiences

In return, we offer a highly competitive salary, and other excellent benefits including healthcare. This is your opportunity to develop a rewarding career in a unique, passionate and international environment, work hard, have fun and make history!

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and a successful background screening check. This check will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy and procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

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