Design Technologist, Brand Innovation Lab Jobs in New York, NY at Amazon Advertising LLC

Title: Design Technologist, Brand Innovation Lab

Company: Amazon Advertising LLC

Location: New York, NY

Available online portfolio
2+ years of experience as a front-end technologist, engineer, or UX prototyper.
Coding samples in front end programming languages

Excellent written/verbal communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills
Understanding and fluent usage across a broad spectrum of technologies including (but not limited to): React/JavaScript/NodeJS, HTML/CSS, XML/JSON, and Responsive/Adaptive Design
Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite applications including Media Encoder, After Effects, and Photoshop
Understanding of WCAG AA standards and accessibility fluency
Experience using Sketch to translate designs to websites
Experience using AWS in production environments
Understanding of performance and how to mitigate latency issues

Job summary

Brand Innovation Lab is Amazon’s custom development and prototyping team for advertisers and agencies. We focus on the conception, prototyping and execution of branded custom experiences across Amazon properties.

As a member of the Brand Innovation Lab Endemic Design Technology team you will split your time between execution and strategy. You will be contributing to the definition of new ad products, pre-sales prototypes and custom campaign execution, all while working directly with Designers, Product Managers, Engineers and Account teams.

You will have comprehensive understanding of the current state (and future) of web technology with a critical awareness of implications on user-centered design. You feel comfortable reading, writing, and reviewing vanilla JavaScript both on the client and server, building your own libraries and creating task automation to speed up development.

You are customer-obsessed, detail-oriented, comfortable working on highly technical teams and are skilled in using data and insights to make decisions. You are a leader in the never-ending process of improving your team standards, writing documentation and able to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with a high-level of autonomy. You can translate business requirements into bar raising customer experiences by thinking first from a customer’s perspective and setting relentlessly high standards for yourself and your team.

You are equally passionate about design and development. You have strong front-end proficiency, be a creative problem solver at the core and have a keen eye for world class functional design. You will bring disruptive ideas for how to conceive, create, and deliver branded shopping experiences for millions of customers worldwide and work across desktop, mobile, Fire tablet, Fire TV, Alexa, Out of Home and emerging devices.

Here are some things that we’re looking for:

Proven web development experience across multiple devices, web-views and browsers
Proven ability to simplify complex problems into intuitive and elegant experiences
Ability to deliver functional prototypes on new devices
Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization
Ability to participate in the full lifecycle of design and development – including ideation, prototyping, development, backwards compatibility, fail-overs, validation, and user-testing

Please include your online portfolio and process examples in your application.

Key job responsibilities

Owning the end-to-end development process and deliverables from a design and technical perspective
Providing design and leadership by working closely with business teams to develop campaign strategy, use cases, and technical requirements
Presenting work to peers, product teams and executive leadership
Providing leadership, mentoring, and coaching to your immediate and extended team
Partnering with program and product managers to appropriately identify and assess features for future product offerings

· Familiar with creative ideation and brainstorm sessions with internal and external partners · Familiarity with Figma · Familiarity with Android and/or iOS development · Familiarity with Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Alexa, Voice Design · BS/MS in computer science, technology, design, or equivalent professional experience 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. Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

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