Lead Visual Designer Amazon.com, VXD

Jan 15, 2013
Feb 14, 2013
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Full Time
Who You Are
You are an experienced visual designer who has successfully demonstrated taking business goals and turning them into inspiring world-class designs. You understand the complexity of marketing and know how to set the visual standard for different categories. You have strong organizational skills, web expertise, intrinsic design ability, typographic skills, and acute attention to detail.

Who We Are
The Visual Experience Design (VXD) team sets the design direction for Amazon's global online retail websites. We are responsible for branding and the creative development of style guides for a wide range of services, features and categories (Books, Movies, Music, Video Games, Electronics, Beauty, Sports, Baby, and many more) for Amazon websites around the world. Our aim is to deliver intuitive and compelling designs that create a world-class customer experience. We start with the customer in mind as we strive to create a successful shopping experience.

  • Develop and strengthen brand assets, including style and usage guides, and collaborate with the design community to ensure consistent use
  • Hire and develop production designers and contractors on the team
  • Enhance the team knowledge of best design practices and trends in web and graphic design
  • Work with various categories to refresh their homepages
  • Present design solutions to executive managers and get sign-offs
  • Understand and respond to promotion performance data (metric tests, usability studies), and steer the direction of future creative designs

  • An online portfolio or samples of work demonstrating visual branding, online marketing, and great user-centered design solutions
  • See full job description at https://us-amazon.icims.com/jobs/201411/job