UX Motion Designer - Device Design Group

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 3 months ago

Amazon's Device Design Group has launched revolutionary products like Echo, Fire TV, Alexa Communications, and more. Are you interested in joining the team to lead Amazon's next innovation?

Our design studio is looking for an exceptional UX Motion Designer to join our growing Alexa experience design team. You will concept and craft unique and compelling motion design for Alexa experiences, collaborating with designers, researchers, engineers and product managers throughout the design and development lifecycle. As a tastemaker and storyteller, you will advocate for design excellence contributing to product vision, and collaborating with a team that defines and designs user interfaces, frameworks, and the interaction, visual, and motion design patterns for Alexa multimodal experiences. This role is based in Seattle, WA.

The ideal candidate for this role will have a keen eye for elegant, modern design, and UI patterns. You think holistically, and craft the "why" of all that we ship advocating for your design solutions by putting them in context of business and customer goals. You are proficient in After Effects and other software for creating user interface animations and rapid mockups, motion studies and prototypes. You are at ease both visualizing an experience in the abstract and then driving that vision into concise motion design deliverables and hands-on building with engineering teams. You can drive the creative review cycle, craft delightful design solutions, and elevate the motion experience of millions of Alexa customers around the world.

Learn more about working as a designer at Amazon, visit https://amazon.design/ and our Dribbble team at https://dribbble.com/AmazonDesign.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Craft motion UX behaviors, systems and animations that orient, guide and add delight for customers

  • Produce motion studies for user flows, leadership presentations with an ability to quickly iterate on multiple design solutions

  • Work with peer and partner interaction, visual and voice designers in an open and collaborative environment

  • Contribute to the definition and communication of motion design guidelines, development best practices and standards

  • Adapt core motion primitives to optimize experiences for both existing and emerging customer modalities

  • Work with the product management team to develop a shared vision of a product/feature, close on requirements and deliver motion design to meet the product's objectives

  • Partner with software engineers to leverage the scale offered by our platform without compromising on core experiential principles and customer intent

  • Present work to multiple partner teams and design leadership for review and feedback

  • Contribute to the broader design community to extend motion experiences across the array of offerings

  • Inspire other designers in the Devices Design Group

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