Quantitative User Experience Research Lead

Google Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

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.

You will love using data and quantitative analysis to shape product development and influence overall strategy. Most importantly, we are looking for someone who is excellent at communicating and partnering closely with senior stakeholders and the leadership team in Google Maps.

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."

Minimum qualifications:

  • Master's degree in computational social sciences (e.g,. Economics, sociology, psychology), statistics, computer science, related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 8 years of industry experience, working on an analytics, data science or product team.

  • Experience with designing and analyzing A/B experiments.

  • Experience with applied statistical analysis, data extraction (SQL), and scripting languages (Python, Lingo).

Preferred qualifications:

  • PhD in computational social sciences (e.g,. Economics, sociology, psychology), statistics, computer science, related field, or equivalent practical experience.

  • 12 years of work experience in a relevant position or industry.

  • Experience managing and/or leading quantitative teams.

  • Experience collaborating with qualitative UX researchers.

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and collaboration skills

  • Be a thought leader on how to use data to inform the product experience with executive leadership.

  • Lead a team of Quantitative UX Researchers, creating actionable insights that inform product development

  • Build strong collaboration with Analytics and Quantitative Marketing teams globally.

  • Build a program and discipline around Live Experiments for the UX team.

  • Develop new quantitative methods and metrics development that can be replicated across the organization.

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