UX Engineer

  • 3Ci,
  • Reston, VA
Agile, Analytical Skills, Architecture, BIND, Business Requirements, Development, Director, Embedded, HTML, Management, Research, Scrum, UX
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Become part of a fast paced growing payments company in Reston, VA.   As a Sr level resource, you will be expected to help lead the UX process and bring best practices to the organization.  The organization strives to innovate the industry and your work will come to the market and impact the business quickly!


  • Use business requirements, market research and customer feedback to assist in developing scenarios, use cases, and high-level requirements for shopping experiences 

  • Design sketches, wireframes, and both low and high-fidelity mockups, interaction models, specifications and prototypes 

  • Develop and build relationships across teams and disciplines to promote collaboration and efficiency on projects 

  • Develop and maintain detailed design patterns that scale for your team and influence other designers across Amazon 

  • Lead design sessions and give presentations to lead the design vision, align design principles, demonstrate features and flows through mocks and prototypes, and evangelize customer experience 

  • Work closely with research and R&D to ensure that customer research and usability are embedded throughout the product development life cycle 

  • Leverage the unique insights gained from building prototypes to improve the technical and experiential quality of designs and work directly with engineering teams through delivery of products 

  • Mentor and coach other designers to raise the bar for design and help individuals further their professional growth 

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience as a user experience designer or interaction designer 

  • 3+ years of experience as a lead/senior creative contributor, or creative director 

  • A portfolio of work demonstrating experience creating human-centered design solutions and showing your ability to turn ideas into a strong and unique creative vision 

  • Experience designing for a variety of form factors including mobile and desktop 

  • Fluency in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques 

  • Visual design expertise demonstrated through mockups and style guides 

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and storytelling skills 

  • Experience leading projects in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team including designers, web developers, writers, product managers and software developers 

  • Ability to work directly with developers for implementation of designs 

  • Ability to work in a start-up style environment, where iteration is encouraged 

  • Ability to visually communicate complex systems and processes. 

  • Expert skill level with standard design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure, and Sketch 

  • Fluent in English with a track record of presenting to and influencing senior management 

  • Bachelor’s, or equivalent degree, in Design, HCI, or related field or equivalent professional experience within the design field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills 

  • Ability to rapid prototype in modern design application

  • Demonstrated history of acquiring user data (e.g., conducting usability studies, user interviews, contextual inquiry) is a strong plus 

  • Experience in a highly agile/scrum environment


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