Amazon Jobs – Senior UX Designer

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Are you a creative big thinker who’s passionate about design-led thinking and design systems? Do you find yourself dreaming up new ways of bringing innovative concepts to life? Have you ever wanted to make a scalable impact to the daily lives of hundreds of thousands of employees? Come be part of a team that will directly shape and influence every employee at Amazon.

We are the People eXperience Foundation (PXF) organization, responsible for building the web applications and distributed web services that supports over 1 million Amazon employees every day by teaching and reinforcing our unique Day 1 culture. We do this through technology solutions powered by data, machine learning and smart automation, that help Amazonians to take actions, guide them through processes, and enable them to self-serve, so that they spend less time in product and more time delivering for customers. We provide the one-stop experience that Amazonians use daily to manage their life at Amazon. At PXF we serve Amazonians through a human-centered design approach to technology innovations, with the goal of supporting Amazon’s mission to be become Earth’s best employer.

We are looking for a talented and experienced design leader that has a proven track record of establishing a bold vision and delivering bar-raising, customer-centric experiences. Our team directly shapes and influences the future growth of every employee at Amazon.

In this role, you’ll work with a cross-functional, highly capable team of designers, researchers, writers, product managers and engineers, inventing and iterating on end-to-end workflows and product experiences. You’ll develop your ideas with sketches, prototypes, wireframes and story boards, and confidently communicate your vision to senior executives to influence the best experience for our customers. We’re looking for someone who can bring disruptive ideas to life – you’re a skilled UI designer, with the capacity to think deeply about the architecture of the product space.

We’re looking for people to join our team who are passionate about the space – our work makes a direct impact on the quality of work-life for thousands of Amazonians. We are highly motivated by accessibility and inclusion. We work on unique problems, and spend a lot of our defining experiences that reinforce Amazon’s unique culture.

Key job responsibilities

  • Simplify and distill complex processes into simple and scalable product patterns and experiences.
  • Create and rapidly iterate on ideas using process flows, prototypes, wireframes, and higher-fidelity designs to effectively communicate design strategies and product flows.
  • Participate in the discovery and planning of new products and features while helping drive the design vision across our product suite.
  • Define information architecture across a complex suite of product experiences.
  • Lead and mentor other designers, product managers, and engineers.
  • Identify opportunities to think differently about the status quo on customer experiences, based on customer research, best practices and design thinking.
  • Work closely with UX Research to work back from the customers needs.
  • Articulately present design vision, direction and solutions to senior leadership


About The Team

Our mission is to create innovative and inclusive experiences which make all Amazonian’s work-life easier. We are a growing internal design studio, with team members in Edinburgh and Dublin. We’re dedicated to transforming Amazonian experiences for employees throughout their career at Amazon. Our team is seeking an innovative and highly motivated Senior UX Designer to create foundational experiences that hundreds of thousands of Amazonians use every day.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience mentoring designers and leading complex projects.
  • Leader in best practices for UI design, as well as demonstrated experience and knowledge of UX design best practices.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organisation
  • An unfailing passion and capacity to advocate on behalf of our users.
  • Experience in leading projects in the strategic phase – defining requirements, gathering generative data, and connecting with customer needs
  • The ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in UI copy writing/microcopy.
  • Experience in both Web and Mobile experiences

Experience in Design System processes and tooling.

  • Enterprise software design experience in a global context.
  • Proven track record of inclusive design best practices – understanding and commitment to web accessibility, localisation and universal design.


Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT – 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).

Company – Amazon Dev Centre(Scotland)Ltd

Job ID: A2198795

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