Senior Design Technologist

Twitch Remote San Francisco, CA

About Us

Launched in 2011, Twitch is a global community that comes together each day to create multiplayer entertainment: unique, live, unpredictable experiences created by the interactions of millions. We bring the joy of co-op to everything, from casual gaming to world-class esports to anime marathons, music, and art streams. Twitch also hosts TwitchCon, where we bring everyone together to celebrate, learn, and grow their personal interests and passions. We’re always live at Twitch. Stay up to date on all things Twitch on LinkedIn, Twitter and on our Blog.


About the Role

Amazon Interactive Video Service (IVS) is an exciting new AWS service for building live interactive experiences using the same technology that powers Twitch. Every day, millions of people across the globe experience the joy of interactive live video powered by IVS.

As a Senior Design Technologist on the team, you will have the chance to help develop the future of the service. You will report to a Design Director, along with a team of UX Designers and Design Technologists. You'll be involved in every step of the product design process, from early ideation with Product and Engineering Leaders and User Researchers to help establish the products we build, through to working with engineering, sales and business development to ensure the product meets our customer's expectations. You will have created work that impacts millions of customers and played an important role in shaping an AWS service.


You Will:

  • Contribute to the creation of new APIs that deliver live interactive video experiences
  • Create prototypes, code samples and demos
  • Create customer-centric designs by using data, market analysis, and customer feedback
  • Take full ownership of the cross-platform user experience for projects from start to finish, including wireframes, mockups, and prototypes
  • Help lead planning and brainstorming sessions with product managers, engineering, and other designers
  • Run the production of designs and documentation for presentation to engineers, managers, peer design teams, and senior executives
  • Mentor and support junior designers on the team, developing their abilities


You Have:

  • 7+ years experience as a Design Technologist, UX Engineer, or Product Designer, with experience driving innovation and prototyping projects that lead to demonstrated customer and impact
  • Expert in one or the following: Vue, React, HTML/CSS/JavaScript, JAMstack
  • 4+ years of experience working in a collaborative team and directly with developers for implementation of designs
  • Portfolio showcasing your past work and process, including prototypes or detailed wireframes for complex web and mobile applications
  • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques


Bonus Points

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, interaction design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related UX degree
  • History of personally building and publishing code samples (on GitHub, Codepen or other)
  • Experience using AWS services
  • Experience using Figma and Principle
  • Twitch, gaming or live streaming enthusiast


Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k), Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.),
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages 


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