UX Engineer, Front End (Web)

Google Inc. Mountain View , CA 94043

Posted 7 days ago

Google engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. As a member of an extraordinarily creative, motivated and talented team, you develop new products that are used by millions of people. We need our engineers to be versatile and passionate to take on new problems as we continue to push technology forward. If you get excited about building new things and working across discipline lines, then our team might be your next career step.

Our team works to build applications that enable people to seamlessly collaborate and accomplish complex tasks together. We're on a mission to build apps that will be a refreshing change from the usual enterprise products and tools.

As a UX Engineer, you'll work on the front end of our products and features used by people everyday. The work is challenging, fast-paced, and always changing. You have demonstrated analytical skills, an unwavering commitment to quality, a collaborative work ethic, and cutting-edge coding skills. You live and breathe the fundamentals of JavaScript (not just jQuery), CSS, and HTML, and command a portfolio of web technologies new and old - all in order to launch innovative features to a global audience.

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:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, HCI, Design, or equivalent practical experience.

  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

  • Experience in designing and implementing user interfaces (UIs).

  • Experience in development or prototyping.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 6 years of coding experience in one or more of the listed languages: Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS or C/C++.

  • Experience with and passion for user-interface design.

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (Backbone, Angular or Ember) and CSS pre-processing frameworks (Sass or Less), Java and C/C++.

  • Experience with scripting languages, such as Python, Ruby, etc.

  • Experience with communicating to all levels of users (internal and external), demonstrated problem-solving skills, adaptable, proactive and willing to take ownership.

  • Demonstrated sense of web design and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience, including accessibility.

  • Work closely with UX designers, project managers and back-end engineers to implement versatile front-end solutions to web development issues.

  • Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices in order to push the limits of what a browser can do.

  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team.

  • Launch, iterate and make a difference. Provide front-end coding expertise, and help make our products better for users.

  • Design and develop the front ends of user-facing products.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
UX Engineer Front End (Web)

Google Inc.

Posted 4 months ago

VIEW JOBS 11/14/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-02-12T00:00 Google engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. As a member of an extraordinarily creative, motivated and talented team, you develop new products that are used by millions of people. We need our engineers to be versatile and passionate to take on new problems as we continue to push technology forward. If you get excited about building new things and working across discipline lines, then our team might be your next career step. Our team works to build applications that enable people to seamlessly collaborate and accomplish complex tasks together. We're on a mission to build apps that will be a refreshing change from the usual enterprise products and tools. As a UX Engineer, you'll work on the front end of our products and features used by people everyday. The work is challenging, fast-paced, and always changing. You have demonstrated analytical skills, an unwavering commitment to quality, a collaborative work ethic, and cutting-edge coding skills. You live and breathe the fundamentals of JavaScript (not just jQuery), CSS, and HTML, and command a portfolio of web technologies new and old - all in order to launch innovative features to a global audience. This role may also be known as one of the following: Creative Technologist, Design Technologist, Creative Developer, UI Engineer, and UI Developer. 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: * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, HCI, Design, or equivalent practical experience. * Experience with one or more of the following: Java, JavaScript, or C/C++. * Experience with web technologies (object-oriented JavaScript, HTML, CSS), and experience with web standards, including HTML5 and CSS3. * Experience designing and implementing user interfaces (UIs). Preferred qualifications: * Experience with JavaScript frameworks (Backbone, Angular, or Ember) and CSS pre-processing frameworks (Sass or Less). * Experience with scripting languages, such as Python, Ruby, etc. * Experience with and passion for user-interface design. * Demonstrated sense of web design and attuned to the fundamentals of user experience, including accessibility. * Ability to communicate to all levels of users (internal and external), demonstrated problem-solving skills, adaptable, proactive and willing to take ownership. * Work closely with UX designers, project managers and back-end engineers to implement versatile front-end solutions to web development issues. * Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices in order to push the limits of what a browser can do. * Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team. * Launch, iterate and make a difference. Provide front-end coding expertise, and help make our products better for users. * Design and develop the front ends of user-facing products. Google Inc. Mountain View CA

UX Engineer, Front End (Web)

Google Inc.