Amazon Corporate LLC Senior User Researcher in Seattle, Washington

Senior User Researcher Job ID 584834 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 10/10/2017 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Design Recruiting Team .. Job DescriptionAs a Sr. User Researcher for AWS, you will lead a program of research in innovative and emergent cloud computing technologies. Your work will help inform product direction and improve overall design user experience through generative and formative research, capturing our users' journeys and needs, as well as performing evaluative research to improve design usability. Basic Qualifications- 5+ years proven success leading User Research projects with demonstrated impact. - A strong portfolio demonstrating past work experience and deliverables (eg: study plans, reports, personas) - End-to-end experience with all aspects of research (study design, test creation, recruiting, moderation, analysis, reporting) - Hands-on experience with: field research, ethnography, lab-based user testing, remote testing, paper prototype testing, iterative prototype testing, concept testing, and survey design - Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization - An unfailing passion and capacity to advocate on behalf of our users. BS in HCDE, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, or similar experience. Preferred Qualifications- MS or Ph.D. in Human Factors, HCDE, Cognitive Psychology or similar. - Experience in a highly agile/scrum environment. - Ability to work in a startup environment. User research or other experience from a technical field, such as software development, systems management or similar. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation