Senior Manager, User Experience Design

San Francisco
Oct 03, 2012
Nov 02, 2012
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Full Time
Love Music? The Amazon's Digital Music Store and Cloud Player are available on numerous websites and platforms worldwide. We’re looking for a leader for our UX team.

Your Opportunity at Amazon Music:
Are you a creative problem solver with a passion for customers and innovation? Are you excited by today's rapidly changing technology landscape and its prospects for revolutionizing customer music experiences? Are you a leader with a passion for growing and developing a team?
This role is for you!

We are seeking a bold, forward thinking Senior Manager, User Experience Design to lead a high-performing team of Interaction Designers, Visual Designers, and Researchers in the journey to shape how consumers access and experience Amazon's Digital Music Store and Digital Music Cloud Player offerings across web, mobile, tablet and desktop offerings.

The User Experience Design Leader would have responsibility for leading a design team to innovate and deliver the overall user experience with creative design thinking, data and customer insights.

Key responsibilities include:
- Plan and propose innovative solutions for the user interaction, visual design, information architecture and testing practices for the digital music products
- Define, prioritize and drive deliverables aligning to our product roadmap including all user experience design assets to support decisions and the development of our products
- Drive decisions for the user experience with cross functional engineering and product management teams, and lead executive design reviews leveraging data and customer insight
- Lead the design of tests to optimize the user experience and support data driven methods to prove winning designs
-Leverage external research and trends for potential opportunities to consider or implement
- Build and develop a team including visual, interaction and customer research professionals

Amazon Music, part of the, Inc. group of companies and is an equal opportunity employer

Basic Qualifications

Your Talents:
To be successful in this role, a candidate should have:
- Proven leadership in the User Experience profession
- Degree in the social sciences, design, HCI or related fields
- Minimum of 10 years of related work experience
- Digital media solution design experience
- Experienced in user experience methods, analytical, problem solving skills, verbal and written communication skills
- Proven ability to build positive, collaborative relationships across teams/groups/functions
- Creative and innovative in processes, leverage data, customer research and tools
- Strong-track record of hiring & developing great talent

Preferred Qualifications
- A degree in the social sciences, design, HCI or related fields
- Minimum of 10 years of related work experience

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