Director, UX, Augmented Reality

Google

Full-time
Design
Mountain View, CA
Feb 17

Company Description:

A problem isn't truly solved until it's solved for all. Googlers build products that help create opportunities for everyone, whether down the street or across the globe. Bring your insight, imagination and a healthy disregard for the impossible. Bring everything that makes you unique. Together, we can build for everyone.

Check out our career opportunities at careers.google.com.

Job Description:

As a User Experience (UX) leader, you help define and drive the future of Google design. You identify and set product strategy, envision complex UX ecosystems and inspire teams to push the boundaries of what’s possible. You possess a clear vision of the future of user experience and have the courage to pursue forward-thinking design.

In this role, you will apply your passion for brand, craft, and design fidelity to guide research and design processes, mentor talented members of your team, and collaborate with leaders of other UX and Engineering teams to create innovative experiences across all of Google’s products.

We are seeking a visionary and multidisciplinary leader to lead a cross-disciplinary team of UX designers, prototypers and UX Engineers. You will align the team with product stakeholders in a cohesive, collaborative way. You will quickly establish cross-functional credibility and help define and drive the Augmented Reality product roadmap. You will apply your passion for craft and quality to guide design processes and to mentor talented members of your team.

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our Devices & Services team combines the best of Google AI, Software, and Hardware to create radically helpful experiences for users. We research, design, and develop new technologies and hardware to make our user's interaction with computing faster, seamless, and more powerful. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, the Devices & Services team is making people's lives better through technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Inspire, direct, and motivate a talented cross-disciplinary team in creating breakthrough UX design work.
  • Build a coherent vision and inform core engineering and product investments.
  • Lead UX thinking across diverse product initiatives, and build relationships and operating rhythms with leaders and product teams, setting and influencing goals, and ensuring cross-functional support and buy-in.
  • Implement culture and principles within the group, while setting new standards in executional and operational excellence.
  • Ensure user focus from ideation through execution. Provide thought leadership in collaboration across disciplines, including design, strategy, technology, and leadership to create compelling frameworks, align on users needs, and deliver outstanding products and experiences.

Requirements:

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of related experience including in consumer-facing design and immersive experiences.
  • 5 years of experience managing or leading design teams.
  • A portfolio of work samples showcasing UX design work.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in iterative design and delivery methodologies.
  • Experience working across organizational and functional boundaries to prioritize opportunities and mitigate constraints.
  • Excellent conceptual and strategic thinking skills.
  • Effective spoken and written communication skills across different organizational levels.
  • Ability to thrive in a rapid paced environment on multiple projects.
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts clearly across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.

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Mountain View, CA

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