UX Design Manager
Company: Google Inc.
Posted on: June 12, 2021
- 12 years of experience in UX Design.
- 3 years of experience managing or leading design teams.
- Portfolio of UX-focused work samples for web and mobile
applications (see Google's portfolio tips).
- Experience balancing product, development, and user-centered
goals to help shape overall product strategy.
- Experience working on a product from inception to
- Effectiveness in working across organizational boundaries to
define, manage, and prioritize work.
- 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
At Google, we follow a simple but vital premise: "Focus on the
user and all else will follow." Google's UX leaders help define and
drive the future of Google design. They create and clarify product
strategy, conceptualize UX ecosystems in ways that mitigate
complexity, and inspire teams to push the boundaries of what's
possible. They possess a clear vision of the future of user
experience and have the courage to pursue forward-thinking
Google User Experience (UX) is made up of multi-disciplinary
teams of UX Designers, Researchers, Writers, Content Strategists,
Program Managers, and Engineers: we care deeply about the people
who use our products. You are a thoughtful team leader, manager,
systems-level design thinker, and visionary - with strong instincts
and outstanding intuition informed by user needs and insights.
You'll be responsible for guiding the careers of your team members,
working closely with each of them to help them realize their full
UX Design Managers are fierce advocates for the people who use
our products as well as the members of their teams. They have a
practiced eye for effective design, and are committed to creating
elegantly simple user experiences from otherwise complex
In this role, you'll take the time to understand not just the
execution side of UX, but also the business aspects of the products
we build. You'll collaborate with leaders of other UX, Engineering,
and Product Management teams to create innovative experiences
across all of Google's products, leveraging your passion for brand,
craft, and design quality.
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."
(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of $174,000 + bonus + equity +
- Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20) of the
minimum salary compensation for this role when being hired into our
offices in Colorado.
- Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship for a team of UX
Designers; 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 their core product team to efficiently implement
user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive, and
- Foster Google's culture and principles within the group, while
setting new standards in executional and operational
- 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
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