Amy Jiménez Márquez is the UX manager of the Alexa Personality Experience Design team at Amazon in Seattle, WA. She’s also one of the publishers of Boxes and Arrows, an online publication devoted to the practice, innovation, and discussion of design. She’s been a design professional since the late 1990s, working in both enterprise and freelance settings. With a background in theater, Amy has also been performing improvisational comedy for over 20 years, and enjoys applying improv collaboration techniques to her daily work.
Amy has been a volunteer for community-driven design events like the Information Architecture Summit for several years. She’s previously spoken at the IA Summit, Enterprise UX, Prototypes, Process and Play, and is the co-chair of the IA Conference (formerly IA Summit) for 2019. She’s also actively involved with Amazon’s Diversity in Design program and facilitates design workshops for students in underserved communities.