Job Opening : Principal UX Designer — AWS Database, Analytics and Machine learning — Services, Inc., New York, NY

wonk duspa
Jul 7 · 3 min read
  • BA/BS degree in graphic design, HCI, interaction design, or related field. May be substituted with significant industry experience and accomplishments.
  • 10 years of experience in product, web, and mobile UX design.
  • Portfolio of shipped work demonstrating impactful principal design work and leadership, with a deep understanding of human-centered design principles.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
  • Ability to organize, plan, and stay ahead of the work.
  • Work must consistently demonstrate a strong aesthetic judgement and training, in addition to exemplary UX skills.
  • Experience designing UX across different types of devices and screen sizes
  • Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Sketch, Figma, Illustrator, Photoshop, Axure, Invision, Flinto.
  • Proven ability to both deliver a bold vision and iterate quickly on concepts to arrive at an amazing customer experience.
  • Experience in a wide range of qualitative and quantitative user research methodologies.
  • Excellent writing skills.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead, mentor, and inspire a growing team of UX designers and researchers.
  • Design products that delight a wide range of users working with code, data, and machine learning models on the AWS platform.
  • Develop a comprehensive design vision, approach, and strategy for the AWS platform, looking past the current hype and limitations of cloud computing to the long-term human and business value for AWS customers.
  • Create design principles for the ethical and responsible usage and work to incorporate them into a design system and products.
  • Drive design projects through all phases, from user research and exploratory mockups to design reviews, delivery, and usability testing.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively within cross-functional teams that span design, product, engineering, and management.
  • Design the UX, visual style, user interface, information architecture, and interaction flow of web applications for users working with code, data, and machine learning models.
  • Develop and maintain a detailed design system that spans multiple products, and communicate those to developers and product managers.
  • Collaborate on design projects with open source projects in the data and machine learning space
  • Develop and contribute deep knowledge of the latest user research practices, HCI research, design guidelines, and design heuristics.
  • Solicit and accept feedback, weigh inputs and priorities, and take part in constructive dialogue to resolve healthy debates.
  • Conduct design reviews with senior leadership showing a strong ability to communicate design ideas and the customer and business impact of designs.
  • Master’s degree in graphic design, HCI, interaction design, or related field preferred. May be substituted with significant industry experience and accomplishments.
  • Experience in managing design teams.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team, partnering closely with product management to define use cases and requirements, and working directly with developers on implementation of your designs.
  • Experience in information architecture design.
  • Prior design experience in the field of data science, developer tools, and machine learning tools.
  • Familiarity with personas relevant to the AWS AI platform: data scientists, scientists, machine learning researchers, analysts, students, and teachers.
  • Experience in inclusive UX design and web accessibility.