Google is hiring a Staff UX Designer, Google Assistant

United Kingdom

FULL-TIME UX
Posted about 1 month
As a Staff UX Designer, you will work to build a Google Assistant experience that can be an alternative to typed input. In this role, you will support users and build an excellent experience in app navigation, dictation, and issuing queries/commands. 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

  • Lead and engage in design critiques/user research and partner with cross-functional teams to advocate for and produce impactful product solutions.
  • Define and design models, journeys, and system-level user interfaces.
  • Identify and advocate for solutions that solve user needs.
  • Deliver UX solutions that measurably improve how people engage with Google Assistant and lead a creative design team to collaborate and experiment.
  • Produce artifacts and support UX researchers in conducting formative and evaluative studies. Partner with Engineering and Product throughout the design and product definition process. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial, etc.) or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience working with teams of Designers, Researchers, Engineers, Content Strategists, and Product Managers in the design process. 
  • A portfolio or work samples showcasing UX design work, highlighting multiple projects with experience crafting usable digital interfaces. 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in conversational design, user interfaces, and Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning.
  • Experience in applying Interaction Design (IxD) to solve product challenges.
  • Ability to frame design problems, influence stakeholders, and explore multiple design directions.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills.
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and storytelling skills.
  • A passion for user interfaces.
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