Amazon Corporate LLC Associate Creative Director, Alexa Shopping in Seattle, Washington
Do you have passion for developing exceptional brand and advertising for customers? Have you demonstrated campaign systems that communicate the launch of new devices and features across digital/media channels? Are you equally strong at concept and execution? Can you establish the visual and copy tonality to communicate complex features in a compelling yet simple way? Can you collaborate with a cross-functional team to deliver innovative results?Alexa Shopping seeks an Associate Creative Director to lead visual design development for key areas of our business. Our team is at the intersection of emerging technology and the Amazon that customers already know and trust. We are defining best practices daily to communicate the benefits of how and what Alexa Shopping can do that will reach customers at scale. The ideal candidate has designed global brand campaigns that are simple, intuitive, and delightful. They constantly seek to understand customer needs, establish creative concepts then translate those needs into specific guidelines across digital executions. Collaboration is in their DNA, but they also will take a leadership role: prioritizing, driving decisions, and communicating clearly through delivery.Responsibilities* Deliver design artifacts to communicate creative concepts and final deliverables. Develop and pitch top-level ideas, establish copy and art direction, and showcase how the design system works across multiple channels to communicate both high-level design strategies and detailed definition of the Alexa Shopping brand.* Define patterns. Develop and maintain specifications others can apply to scale. Through the abilities of graphics, typography, color, and design systems, you will influence how we showcase the brand throughout top-tier campaign launches, social and the overall visual language.* Collaborate in a cross-functional team to deliver results. Work closely with the Alexa Shopping Creative Director, Marketing/Product Managers, and other designers to define and produce innovative solutions to customer problems to ensure a consistency within the brand.* Advocate for and follow customer-centered design. Present to business and design leadership, and effectively advocate for the customer in a corporate environment. Foster shared understanding of the customer needs and how design, tech, and product intersect to meet them.* Use behavioral and research data to support your design. Substantiate your work with quantitative, behavioral data, customer feedback, and usability findings.* Contribute to the customer experience roadmap. Influence features across applicable devices and locales, for near and long-term delivery.* 8+ years experience as an Art Director or similar* A portfolio link listed on your resume* Bachelor's degree or commensurate professional experience* Expertise in brand development: concepts, guidelines, visual, art and photography direction* Expertise in advertising voice interface design is a plus* Produce sketches, visual references and storyboards to convey concepts to our partners in which to gain approval for next stages in development of high fidelity comps.* Retail/e-commerce design experience in a global contextAmazon 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.