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Staff Visual Designer, Core – New York, NY

Google

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Skills

  • Visual design
  • UX
  • Sketch
Do you have experience in Visual design?

Education

  • Master’s degree
  • Bachelor’s degree
Do you have a Master’s degree?

Job details

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Job type

  • Full-time
Encouraged to apply
  • No degree

Location

New York, NY

Full job description

Note: By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following: New York, NY, USA; San Francisco, CA, 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.
  • Include a portfolio, website, or any other relevant link to your work in your resume (providing a viewable link and/or access instructions).

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.
  • Experience with industry standard design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch). Experience implementing visual design systems across platforms in an iterative software development environment. Portfolio highlighting multiple projects and your direct contributions

About the job

At Google, we follow a simple but vital premise: “Focus on the user and all else will follow.” Google’s Visual Designers weave space, typography, color, iconography, and texture together to help people successfully navigate our products. We believe that all of our products should be beautiful and accessible.

Google User Experience (UX) is made up of multi-disciplinary teams of UX Designers, Researchers, Writers, Content Strategists, Program Managers, and Engineers: we care deeply about the people who use our products. The UX team plays an integral part in gathering insights about the behaviors and perceptions of people who use our products to inspire and inform design. We collaborate closely with each other and with engineering and product management to create industry-leading products that deliver value for the people who use them, and for Google’s businesses.

As a Visual Designer, you’ll rely on user-centered design methods to craft industry-leading user experiences—from concept to execution. Like all of our UX jobs, you’ll collaborate with your design partners to leverage and evolve the Google design language to build beautiful, innovative, inspired products that people love to use.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.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $168,000-$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.

Responsibilities

  • Influence stakeholders across functions to gain support for design strategies.
  • Drive the development of innovative design solutions to user, product, and business problems.
  • Drive a holistic design process, design system, or design language across teams or products.
  • Drive design solutions based on user insights, business needs, and industry trends that further business outcomes.
  • Provide direction to UX designers in creating design concepts for product ideation and/or user research/testing.

Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also Google’s EEO Policy and EEO is the Law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing our Accommodations for Applicants form.

To apply for this job please visit www.google.com.