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UX Design Lead—Travel

Tokyo - uxdesign
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Full time

Job Description:


Google has a simple but important philosophy: focus on the user and everything else will follow. Our interaction designers turn complex tasks into intuitive designs for billions of users around the world. Throughout the design process, from creating user flows and frameworks to modeling user interfaces, to developing prototypes, this role envisions how users will experience our products and are the inspiration for that vision. It's a position that thrives in a way that makes you feel more relaxed, refined, and even magically surprised.

In the Google User Experience (UX) team, members from various disciplines, including UX designers, researchers, writers, content strategists, program managers, engineers, etc. study the user experience of Google products. This team plays a key role in gathering insights about the behaviors and emotions of people who use our products and using that insight to create great designs. Works closely with team members and across the team to create industry-leading products that add value to both its users and his business at Google.

Interaction designers are expected to leverage user-centric design methodologies from concept to implementation to create industry-leading user experiences. Leverage and evolve Google's design language with our design partners to create innovative, attractive, and beautiful products that people love.

User experience (UX) is the first consideration when it comes to creating products that are easy to use, innovative, and beautiful that people love. To improve this UX, Google conducts research on user needs, behaviors, and emotions, and incorporates the findings into product strategy and design. A designer, researcher, content strategist, and engineer on his UX team at Google, his strategists and engineers strive for quality, usability, and simplicity while collaborating with diverse teams to solve complex problems and develop features unique to Google. We create experiences that highlight your individuality. The team's work is used by billions of users and embodies a core tenet of Google's philosophy: "focus on the user and everything else will follow."

Responsibilities:


  • Identify user needs and business requirements to define design principles, goals, and success. Innovate and build information architecture, user flows, and interfaces to meet the needs of the territory

  • Understand user behavior and metrics to help validate business needs and user satisfaction

  • Work with product managers and engineering partners to develop overall product strategy. Lead communications and cross-functional workshops to drive progress in strategic areas and product features

  • Lead design reviews on concepts and iterations with stakeholders. Presenting the final design and specifications. Work with engineers to meet accessibility requirements

  • Find, screen and hire research firms that do UXR

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in human-computer interaction, design, UX, or related field (or equivalent work experience)

  • 10+ years of experience in UX design

  • Possess a work or online portfolio demonstrating experience in UX design

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in designing for desktop and mobile web

  • Experience working with a multidisciplinary team of designers, researchers, content strategists, engineers, and product managers throughout the design process

  • Experience collaborating to create user-centric solutions (flows, frameworks, etc.) while educating non-design team members in detail on user interface modeling and prototype development.

  • Experience adapting or extending a visual design system or visual design language

  • Be able to clarify your position and communicate your design

  • excellent communication skills

About Google:


Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and 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.

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