Head of UX, News

Google in New York, NY

  • Industry: Information Technology - UX/UI Designer
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
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.The all new Google News launched at I/O last year and was a complete rethink of how we deliver news and interest based content. News and media play a huge part in how we learn about the world around us, mobile has really changed the way we consume that knowledge.As the Head of UX for News, you will not just think about how we optimize the content we have today, but also work with publishers to influence an entire industry to create better storytelling tools for the future.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. Responsibilities Lead UX work for a cross platform set of News products.Provide leadership, direction, and mentorship for a team of UX Designers.Collaborate with Product Managers, Engineers, Researchers, and Designers.Develop product mission and strategy and build a strong user focused culture.Lead creative and holistic thinking across diverse product releases, platforms, and devices.Qualifications Minimum qualifications:12 years of experience in UX Design.3 years of experience managing or leading design teams.Portfolio of UX-focused work samples for web and mobile applications.Preferred qualifications:10 years of experience managing and building UX teams.Experience designing for multiple device types and contexts (desktop, tablet, smartphone, 10 foot design or audio).Experience working across organizational boundaries to define, manage, and prioritize work.Experience with Sketch and Adobe CS products, and native or web prototyping tools.Outstanding conceptual and interaction design skills and a proven track record of designing and shipping successful software design experiences.Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, and analytical skills.Please include URLs for an online portfolio in addition to resume. Submissions without a portfolio included will not be considered.Click here for tips on what to include in your portfolio.
Associated topics: gui, interactive producer, interface, ui, ui designer, ui ux designer, user experience, user interface, ux, ux ui designer

More Jobs Hiring Near Me!

Senior UI/UX Designer
Confidential

We are looking for a Senior UI/UX Designer join our fast-growing team. About US: Apifiny is a leading technology group dedicated to establishing a gl…

Read More
UI/UX Designer/ Wordpress Developer
DeSales Media Group

UI/UX Designer/ Wordpress Developer- MarketingThe OpportunityThe Marketing department at DeSales pushes the envelope of what it means to engage Catho…

Read More
Freelance Lead UX Product Designer
Synergy Interactive

Great Lead UX Designer opportunity with one of the top design companies in the country located here in the NYC area! The ideal candidate should have…

Read More
UX Copywriter
MCD Partners

MCD Partners, a member of M&C; Saatchi Worldwide, is looking for a talented UX copywriter with 2-5 years of professional experience with a portfolio …

Read More
Senior UX / Sr Visual Designer
Synergy Interactive Solutions

Seeking talented Sr UX and Sr Visual Designers in NYC and NJ for long term contract and full-time positions. Working on the User Experience / Visual …

Read More
Director Of User Experience
Synergy Interactive

Seeking a Seeking Director of User Experience to work on well known Amazon brand where you will work on edgy work, such as Voice. Minimum Qualificati…

Read More
UX Lead Developer
CyberCoders

If you are a UX Lead Developer with experience, please read on!Top Reasons to Work with UsWe are a leader in providing modern e-commerce and digital …

Read More
Senior UX Designer
Synergy Interactive

We are looking for an experienced and talented Senior UX Designer with global experience to join a world renowned consulting agency and work on a sit…

Read More
Sr. UX Designer - Agency
Synergy Interactive

Digital creative team is seeking a stellar Sr. UX designer to join their New York team. The candidate will play a key role in supporting the UX team …

Read More
Senior UX/UI Designer
Synergy Interactive

Full time Associate UX Director, and Design Director opportunity. Leading consumer electronics agency of record (AOR). Can you... Immersive brand exp…

Read More