Director, UX, Google One

Google - Mountain View, CA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $160,000 a year
Minimum qualifications:
BA or BS degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction, and/or relevant industry experience, or equivalent practical experience.

15 years of experience with consumer product design, digital subscriptions, platforms and systems, in varied industries.

12 years of experience in UX Design and Research.

12 years of experience managing or leading design teams.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience managing through complexity in scale, ambiguity in decision-making and working with larger platforms/design systems.

Ability to work across organizational boundaries to define, manage, and prioritize work.

Deep technical knowledge of front-end mobile and web technologies.

Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex interaction concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
About the job
Google One’s mission is to create a path for our most dedicated users to become Google One members, with upleveled support, service (storage, etc), and membership benefits. As the UX Director for Google One, you will apply your passion for brand, craft, and execution to guide design processes, mentor talented members of your team, and collaborate with leaders of other UX, Product and Engineering teams to create innovative experiences across all of Google’s products.
You are an entrepreneurial team leader, manager, systems-level design thinker, and visionary - with strong instincts and outstanding intuition - who will provide leadership and direction for a team of designers, researchers and content strategists. You have the ability to balance both business and user needs and can translate ambiguity and complexity into simple, well-crafted user experiences.
User experience is at the forefront of how we create intuitive, innovative, and beautiful products that people love. We strive to learn and understand our users’ needs, behaviors, and emotions to gather insights that inform product strategy and design. Our UX teams include designers, researchers, content strategists, and engineers who are passionate about quality, usability, and simplicity. We work on collaborative teams to solve complex challenges and craft experiences that highlight our products’ unique capabilities and personalities. Our work touches billions while exemplifying a key principle that is core to Google’s philosophy: “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” Responsibilities

Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship for a team of UX Designers, Researchers, and Writers; lead creative and holistic thinking across diverse product releases, platforms, and devices.

Deliver a UX vision, along with a plan for evolutionary, iterative updates, that actualize the larger vision over time.

Build strong relationships and operating rhythms with leaders inside and outside your core product team to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and well-informed.

Foster Google’s culture and principles within the group, while setting new standards in executional and operational excellence.

Be responsible for and effectively advocate for users in a fast-paced, corporate climate, imparting day-to-day design leadership that fosters a shared understanding of the user-centric intersection between design, content, business, and engineering.
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