QualificationsCommunication skillsBachelor’s degree
Bachelor’s degree in Design, HCI, Interaction, or equivalent practical experience.
8 years of experience in a senior role creating strategy and designing products, with a track record of key contributions to innovative, successful products.
UX portfolio, demonstrating insights, problem solving, and solutions.
Learning and education experience, with a bias for action and delivering results.
Experience in leading large teams and driving organizational design, career development, operations, and culture both within UX organizations as well as in partnership with Product Managers and Engineering teams.
Experience working collaboratively with designers, researchers, product managers, and engineers.
Excellent product sense with an ability of dealing with product ambiguity.
Passion for learning and education, with a commitment to building inclusive teams and team culture.
Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen, articulate positions, and advocate designs.
About the job
Our mission is to transform learning and teaching at scale. We do this by bringing the best of Google together to build solutions that are helpful and assistive to students, teachers, and education leaders globally. We’ve made a lot of headway on this journey, reaching many users with Google Workspace for Education, Google Classroom, and Chromebooks being the computing device of choice, and we’re just getting started.
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.”
Lead a team of UX designers and researchers.
Push the envelope on how technology can help people learn, by pioneering new tech-enabled learning.
Drive product vision/user experience and synthesize requirements, and market trends into a successful multi year product strategy.
Help define new products and experiences that can bring transformational change to education.
Partner with other teams in Learning and Education and across Google.
Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.