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Senior UX Research Manager, Google Assistant

Google

Google

Design
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 25, 2023

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: Seattle, WA, USA; Mountain View, CA, USA; New York, NY, USA.
Remote location(s): United States.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Statistics, Psychology, Anthropology, related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in an applied research setting, or similar.
  • 5 years of experience leading design projects and managing people or teams.
  • 3 years of work experience working with executive leaders.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Statistics, Psychology, Anthropology, or related field.
  • 15 years of relevant work experience, including experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices.
  • 10 years of experience conducting UX research on products and working with executive leadership (e.g., Director level and above).
  • 8 years of experience managing projects, and working in a large, matrixed organization.
  • Strong understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase.
  • Excellent working knowledge of statistics and the principles of experiment design.

About the job

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.

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.”

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $208,000-$306,000 + 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.

Responsibilities

  • Influence stakeholders across organizations to gain support for research-based, user-centric solutions.
  • Own project priorities in alignment with larger product goals, and oversee allocation of resources within the project.
  • Drive ideas to improve products and services through research-driven insights and recommendations.
  • Lead teams to define and evaluate product, service, ecosystem impact.
  • Own vision and strategy discussions through research by analyzing, consolidating, or synthesizing what is known about user, product, service, or business needs.

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We welcome and encourage people who are expecting and/or parents-to-be to apply to this or any other role at Google.

Google is a global company and, in order to facilitate efficient collaboration and communication globally, English proficiency is a requirement for all roles.