Senior Director, UX, Core
Company: Google Inc.
Posted on: June 8, 2021
- 15 years of experience in UX, product design, and strategy
roles, including 10 years of people management experience.
- Experience collaborating across organizational boundaries,
domains, and geographies.
- Proven experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion with a
demonstrated commitment to all three when building both teams and
- Excellent track record of key contributions to successful,
- Ability to promote the value of a user-centered product
development approach and communicate an opinionated user-focused
point of view within a technical organization.
- Deep understanding of the needs and culture of all creative
disciplines that make up a UX team.
- Outstanding executive-level communication and problem-solving
skills combined with solid business judgment, innovative streak,
and unwavering focus on the user.
About the job
As the UX leader for the Core UX organization, you will be a
tireless advocate for users - Googlers - and a strategic partner
for product areas, working with cross-functional leadership
throughout the Corporate Engineering organization to set the
strategy for Google's portfolio of internal enterprise tools and
services. You will provide leadership, mentorship, and support for
a team of talented UX professionals as they work on specific
products within the vertical teams or up level the operations and
craft within the horizontal parts of the organization.
You will operate as a thought partner for cross-functional
leaders, bringing resolution to complex problems through effective
communication and decision-making that reflects your deep
understanding of and commitment to our users.
The Core team builds the technical foundation behind Google's
flagship products. We are owners and advocates for the underlying
design elements, developer platforms, product components, and
infrastructure at Google. These are the essential building blocks
for excellent, safe, and coherent experiences for our users and
drive the pace of innovation for every developer. We look across
Google's products to build central solutions, break down technical
barriers and strengthen existing systems. As the Core team, we have
a mandate and a unique opportunity to impact important technical
decisions across the company.
- Drive a cohesive user experience vision for a suite of Google's
internal enterprise tools and services that support both
specialized roles (e.g. People Operations, Finance, Real Estate and
Workplace Services) and everyday Googler needs, such as information
discovery, collaboration, business travel, and more.
- Define a strategic roadmap for the future of internal
enterprise, while busting silos and imparting user-centered
philosophy across the Corporate Engineering leadership team.
- Empower the organization to deliver work - designs, content,
research insights, prototypes - that has direct product impact,
delivers equitable and inclusive outcomes for all Googlers, and
raises the bar on the quality of enterprise user experiences.
- Attract, grow, and retain an exceptional, multi-disciplinary
team of diverse user experience talent, while investing into
culture and health; build a UX organization that is inclusive,
balanced, opinionated, and creative.
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