Director, Global Design, Workplace Design and Delivery
Company: Google Inc.
Posted on: June 12, 2021
- Bachelor's degree in Design, Industrial Design, Architecture,
Social Science, or equivalent practical experience.
- 15 years of experience in corporate design and
- Experience as a principal, studio director, or director of
design in a corporate real estate organization.
- Master's degree in Architecture or Design.
- Registered Architect or Licensed Professional Engineer.
- Experience in large scale ground up design and construction,
preferably commercial or office experience.
- Detail-oriented and highly proficient in producing and
delivering executive level presentations and communications with
the ability to read audiences and adapt communication styles and
delivery methods accordingly.
- Proven leadership skills with the ability to build and lead
- Proven vision and critical thinking skills; ability to
prioritize evolving initiatives in a fast-paced environment,
translate ideas and capabilities into unconventional solutions, and
deliver effective initiatives that exceed expectations and spur
About the job
Buildings and spaces at Google are aspirational. They are the
physical embodiment of our culture and inspire our employees to
deliver equally ambitious products and services. Our highest
priority is to create an amazing environment where Googlers can
thrive and be at their best every day.
As Director, Global Design, you will help to build the community
and processes that support Google's physical expansion, and shape
the Google of tomorrow. The future of how and where work is done
will transform radically over the next decade. Buildings and spaces
will need to support new ways of working and be able to support and
adapt to new experiences, events, and team configurations, as well
as provide the social connections Googlers' crave.
In this leadership role, you will be responsible for thought
leadership in design at Google, creating unrivalled workplace
experiences from the district to the desk and thinking through
urban site planning, architecture, placemaking, building, systems,
and workplace design with a view towards providing the optimal
range of spaces and places for Googlers to do their best work.
You will lead a small but targeted group of design and thought
leaders and will be responsible for crafting and communicating
Google's vision to a wide range of internal and external audiences.
You will also provide leadership for our exceptional teams of
architects and designers who bring our buildings and spaces to
The Real Estate and Workplace Services (REWS) team creates
inspiring spaces and innovative services that bring Google's
culture and values to life. We build and maintain all aspects of
what keeps our Googley workspaces operating seamlessly across
multiple cities and regions globally. We also manage the
industry-leading services that help make Google a great place to
work -- from how we design healthy and collaborative workspaces,
create energizing food experiences, provide convenient
transportation and fitness options, to delivering inclusive
environments where Google and our employees can thrive.
- Provide thought leadership, design innovation, and the ability
to bring meaningful research to life.
- Bring forward industry-leading ideas and insightful data in
order to guide design-related decisions and offer innovative
- Develop Google's evolving workplace strategy, working with REWS
stakeholders, UX ,and research teams, leveraging exceptional
consulting and industry experts to design and implement Google's
future work strategy.
- Develop, define, and articulate the design vision, values, and
strategy for Google's workplace environments, articulating design
principles, desired outcomes, and attributes that can provide
guidance to extended teams globally and ensuring that Google's core
values are embedded in all designs and local creativity is fostered
- Bring a deep understanding and subject matter expertise to all
scales of design and architecture, including systems and technical
infrastructure, workplace strategy/experience, interiors,
architecture, master planning, and placemaking.
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