Amazon – UX Designer, Amazon Games – Irvine, CA

September 21, 2022

Job Description



Job title: UX Designer, Amazon Games

Company: Amazon


Job description: DESCRIPTION

Job summary

At Amazon Games, we believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate, and connect through games. Across all our teams and locations, we’re united by the drive to build that future together. It’s a big ambition, but we think we can do it-we’ve got the power of Twitch, AWS, the entire Amazon ecosystem, and most importantly, a diverse team of talented, creative people. We’re looking for the right folks to join us and help us create, publish, and support our ambitious games.

We are looking for a UX Designer to join us at Amazon Games. In this role, you will work closely with our internal creative team, our web technology team, and our cross-functional marketing team, and report to the Creative Marketing Lead. This role requires creation of customer-focused and visually compelling UX design across a variety of executions including gaming product websites and upcoming product application initiatives.

If you’d like to come join us, here are some things that are key to success in this role:

  • The ability to meet and exceed marketing objectives through compelling and innovative UX design for web and online applications.
  • Be a self-starter who is able to tackle problems within a team setting, or individually.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines on multiple concurrent projects while being flexible to changing business and technical conditions.
  • Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills as well as creative problem-solving skills.

Key job responsibilities

  • Designs and produce user experiences for our online presence with our gaming properties including, but not limited to, our game product websites and associated online applications.
  • Develop compelling and immersive visual designs for website and online applications with collaboration with internal creative and online technology teams.
  • Wireframe, prototype, and design website and online application experiences for gaming properties.
  • Lead and manage design sprints for various web-based initiatives.

A day in the life

Amazon Games applies the principles of Amazonian culture to the world of game design. We have a diverse team of talented, creative people pairing their love of making games with the unique strengths that come with being part of Amazon. Across all of our teams and locations, we are united by a common purpose: to share great gaming experiences with customers around the world. We believe in a future where everyone is a gamer and everyone can create, compete, collaborate and connect through games, and we are looking for the right people to help us build that future. With the power of Twitch and AWS at your fingertips, you will have the chance to innovate in gameplay, creativity, marketing, and technology, while working alongside some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.

About the team

We embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years UX experience creating web-based experiences from concept to visual design completion.
  • 3+ years working on games or entertainment properties
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite and UX software (Invision, Figma, Sketch)
  • Online portfolio of UX design work demonstrating proficiency in creating wireframes, prototypes, and final visual design implementation.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Working knowledge of design systems
  • Knowledge of front-end development language including HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Passionate gamer with an insatiable will to get stuff done
  • Excellent problem solver with design innovation
  • Good verbal communication and presentation skills.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


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Location: Irvine, CA

Job date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 04:25:50 GMT



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