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UX Designer, Technology and Society



IT, Design
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 23, 2023

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: Seattle, WA, USA; New York, NY, USA.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8 years of experience in product design or UX.
  • Experience working on emerging technologies and responsible innovation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 12 years of experience in product design or UX.
  • 5 years of experience working in a complex, cross-functional organization.
  • 4 years of experience leading design projects.
  • 3 years of experience working with executive leaders.

About the job

As a UX Designer, you will create provocations, prototypes, product and technology concepts, and various storytelling materials to weave together narratives through design artifacts. We collaborate closely with research teams, product areas, and external thought leaders.

In this role, you will use prototyping tools and work with emerging technologies. You will collaborate with researchers, engineering teams, and civic audiences. You’ll leverage your expert knowledge of AI and emerging technologies to create narratives and provocations across various surface areas.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $164,000-$252,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.
Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Build out and shape narratives grounded in ambitious technologies and real-world challenges while ensuring alignment with our company’s goals and values.
  • Employ design tools (i.e., design fiction, prototypes, short stories, digital applications, video, etc.) to crystallize a roadmap with tangible experiences.
  • Engage with internal and external audiences (e.g., researchers, strategists, engineers, scientists, designers, philosophers, customers, and stakeholders) to co-create compelling outlooks, while managing issues that arise.
  • Design and iterate on new concepts, provocations, prototypes, and storytelling materials across a multitude of surface areas.
  • Develop UX design patterns, key flows, behaviors, and logics for new and emerging technology concepts.

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