QualificationsCommunication skillsProduct managementGoogle Cloud PlatformBachelor’s degree
Bachelor’s degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction, or equivalent practical experience
15 years of experience in a executive role creating strategy and designing products
10 years of experience leading executive teams
Experience managing managers
Experience creating a culture that nurtures talented UX professionals, solves complex design problems, and delivers simple product solutions
Experience working collaboratively with executive designers, and executives in product management and engineering
Excellent communication skills, with the ability articulate positions and advocate designs
Track record of key contributions to innovative, successful products
About the job
The Application Modernization Platform (AMP) Group is a product area in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). As the User Experience Director, you will lead the UX vision and execution of a large portfolio of developer and operator focused products. On the developer side, examples include code editors, version control systems, and build and deploy pipelines. The operator-focused products include Cloud Logging and Monitoring, products that are targeted at Development Operations engineers and IT operators who manage and monitor applications, systems, and cloud resources.
In this role, you will drive collaboration, transparency, and clarity between multiple teams, and functions, while fostering a culture of user-centric design. You will apply your passion for excellent UX to guide research and design processes, develop and grow a leadership bench, and fully enable teams to create the best possible experiences across all AMP, in collaboration with peers.
Google Cloud accelerates organizations’ ability to digitally transform their business with the best infrastructure, platform, industry solutions and expertise. We deliver enterprise-grade solutions that leverage Google’s cutting-edge technology – all on the cleanest cloud in the industry. Customers in more than 200 countries and territories turn to Google Cloud as their trusted partner to enable growth and solve their most critical business problems.
Drive product vision for developer and operator products in GCP, working with Product Management, Engineering, and cross-Google UX teams.
Lead all phases of UX design, including research, design ideation, prototyping, final design, and implementation.
Define priorities and emphasize quality when products don’t meet the bar. Influence strategic roadmaps with cross-functional leadership and manage multiple complex schedules to on-time delivery.
Attract, hire, and grow an excellent design team.
Advocate for users in a fast-paced, highly technical environment.
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