Amazon Corporate LLC Web Developer - Search Design in Seattle, Washington

Web Developer - Search Design Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 712229 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Design Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionJob Description At Amazon Search Experience we invent and simplify the shopping experience-daily. We obsess over customer behavior and data while delivering search innovation on a massive scale. We are building one of the cornerstone experiences of modern ecommerce with the goal of changing the way people shop. It's big, audacious work and it impacts millions of people every day. Our team is growing and we're looking for a senior/principal Web Development Engineer who leads by doing, has a passion for solving problems at massive scale and brings their best self to work everyday. Together we'll improve, iterate and reimagine the search experience at Amazon and shape the next generation of shopping. We'll work with a wide variety of internal business partners and teams to craft a modern, elegant search experience for one of the largest product catalogs in the world. What You Bring You have an "anything is possible" mindset when faced with seemingly intractable problems. You're proud of your work, your skills and expertise - but you're not cynical, inflexible or only about your portfolio and you want to be part of something great. You love being part of a highly collaborative and high-energy team that isn't afraid to swing for the fences or exceed expectations even on tactical projects. You have a deep background in digital, geek out over customer experience, tech and commerce and believe that no experience is perfect unless it delights customers in unexpected ways. Web Developers in this position will use their skills to develop responsive interfaces that are highly performant, extensible and used by multiple user types. You think about data visualization to influence decisions and how to build dynamic interfaces to support those designs. You will work closely with UX designers and develop measurable experiments to judge the effectiveness of your creations. Team members are expected to have strong object-oriented design and programming skills. What you will do * Collaborate and partner with design technologists, search designers and design leadership to build web technologies for search design across Amazon * Work with Key Partners, Research, Product Owners and Engineers to understand the customer need and deliver Search designs to customers * Bring strong, user-centered development skills and business knowledge to your web development * Partner with design in development tasks * Develop prototypes to can move to actual development Basic Qualifications* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field * 5+ years of web development experience * Experience with modern front-end development workflow * Experience writing java/jQuery plugins from scratch * Extensive experience with a java framework (Backbone/Marionette/React/etc) * Experience with HTML5 and CSS3 * Experience with java profiling and memory usage * Experience with page speed optimization * Experience with web fonts and typography * Prior work creating, maintaining, and advocating the use of style guides throughout a web application * Good experience with A/B testing frameworks * Experience with responsive design * Coaching others to improve on their front-end development capabilities Preferred Qualifications* Android / iOS app development * Expert with vector and motion graphics, including SVG, HTML5 Canvas and Animation via JavaScript and CSS * Retail/E-commerce search experience in a global context Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority